Photo courtesy of The Shore Sky Tower Gallery
Ever fancied soaking up an ambience of historical city on the rooftop at one of the highest building in Melaka?
From charming heritage buildings to an awe-inspiring river cruise at night, Melaka has abundance of rich local culture.
You may take in city’s famous sight along the Melaka River Walk, but add in a host of vibrant night out is definitely heading to The Shore Sky Tower.
Located on the riverbank facing Kampung Morten, The Shore is actually a retail and residential development comprises hotel and shopping gallery.
The Shore Sky Tower is accessible at Level 43 and therefore expect to see bird’s-eye view of the city from the top of the building.
It is not just a wonderful panoramic view that is worth exploring but you can stop off for a meal at Sky Deli Restaurant at Level 41.
The best time to indulge in the great atmosphere is most probably starts at 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. onwards as you may experience different view of the day (of course sunset) and night.
The telescopes are also provided at the observation deck for you to discover several must-visit places of interest around Melaka.
Question. How to enjoy every single moment up there? My advice is just laid-back and lose yourself in a cool LED lighting with your loved ones.
The Shore Sky Tower itself is an Insta-favourite, hence never fail to snap some photos as much as you can.
At the Sky Deck, you can spot the view under your foot when you step on the glass flooring which is only accessible for a maximum of five people standing on that platform.
The Shore Sky Tower is undeniably a nice spot for young couples, family outing or meeting friends as it offers such breathtaking view up to 50 kilometres in every direction.
Address: Tower 1, 42& 43F, The Shore Shopping Gallery, 193, Pinggiran@Sungai Melaka, Jalan Persisiran Bunga Raya, 75100 Melaka Tengah, Malaysia.
Opening Hours: Open daily from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Skydeck @Hatten City
Where else you should go if not spending your time at the highest point in Melaka? Located in the city’s iconic Hatten City, you can enjoy spectacular 360 degree panoramic view of the city and the Strait of Melaka on the building which stands at 195 metres.
If you are a guest of Hatten Place Hotel, you can get free entrance to the Skydeck at Level 44. Take advantage of superb views by treating yourself with romantic dinner at the luxurious dining and entertainment outlets. From Chinese cuisine to the assortment of coffees at Aromas Coffee Club, you may also experience private dining at Gales and The Drift.
Address: Sky Club@ Hatten City, Level 43-46 Silverscape Luxury Residences, Hatten City, Jalan Melaka Raya 23, Taman Melaka Raya, 75000 Melaka, Malaysia
Opening Hours: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. (Sundays – Thursdays), 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Fridays, Saturdays & eves of Public Holidays)
Menara Taming Sari
Standing at 110 metres, this gyro tower is located on the popular district of Bandar Hilir. It is value for money especially tourists to have a complete view of the historical city of Melaka.
This well-known attraction can accommodate 80 people at one time and lasts about seven minutes as it revolves from the ground to the top of the tower.
Address: Menara Taming Sari, Jalan Merdeka Banda Hilir, 75000 Melaka, Malaysia.
Opening Hours: 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. (weekdays), 9 a.m. – 11 p.m. (weekend & public holidays)
So, why choose only to discover one place when you can actually choose to visit all these attractions? Hence, immerse yourself for an authentic experience of local culture and make your visit to Melaka a memorable one.