Malacca is the historical state of Malaysia, rich with heritage buildings, ancient landmarks and colonial structures. It was here that colonial forces first made contact with Malaysia, which eventually shaped the country into its current economic and political system. Today, in Malacca, you can still see the imprints of British, Dutch and Portuguese forces left behind in forts, museums, churches and towers. Visit Malacca for the cultural experience of a lifetime. The most popular district in Malacca, Jonker Street is a haven for antique collectors, bargain hunters, vintage fashion enthusiasts, as well as travellers looking to savour delectable Malaccan cuisines. Situated in the centre of Malacca Chinatown, the maze-like streets also hosts plenty of backpacker inns, budget hotels, and guesthouses which means that you can easily walk to Jonker Street's well-preserved landmarks, cafes, restaurants, bars, and pubs. After sunset, Jonker Street's Night Market comes to life in full colour with a lively street party-like atmosphere every weekend.