The Shore Sky Tower is the tallest building in Melaka and has an observation deck on the 43rd floor, 163 metres above street level, providing a splendid panoramic 360 degree view of this historic city and the surrounding area.
By comparison, Melaka’s other tall structure, the revolving tower, Menara Taming Sari, is considerably shorter at just 110 metres high, so the views are superior at Sky Tower.
Sky Tower Malacca is accessed via Level 42 of Tower 1 at The Shore , which is a retail and residential development comprising two hotel towers and two residential towers above a podium containing The Shore Shopping Gallery. It is located on the riverbank facing Kampung Morten and just a short walk away from the UNESCO World Heritage district of historic Melaka.
A glass bottom ledge overhangs from the side of the building and, if you are not scared of heights, you can experience a vertiginous view of the ground far below your feet. However to step on the glass area you have to agree to have your photo taken by the official photographer and no selfies or own camera shots are allowed. Of course you do not have to buy the photo if you are not happy with it.
You have to pay to enter the roof top area. It is not cheap (see ticket prices below) and in fact costs more than Menara Taming Sari revolving tower. But the views are better, and you can take great photos of the city. There is not much else to do on the rooftop other than take photos. The glass bottomed koi pond is a novel idea.
While at Sky Tower you can try out the Sky Deli restaurant on Level 42 for a meal with a view.
This is the best place to enjoy a great view of Melaka during the day or at night.
Open daily from 10.30 am to 10pm.
Adult RM 25
Children (age 3 – 12) RM 18
Ticket price included a pack of souvenir postcards.
I have marked the exact location on the map on my Top Melaka Attractions page.
Address: Level 42, Tower 1, The Shore Melaka, 193 Pinggiran @ Sungai Melaka,
Jalan Persisiran Bunga Raya, 75100 Melaka, Malaysia
Tel: +606-288 3533
There is a large multi-storey car park at The Shore Shopping Gallery which is currently free.
Sky Deli Restaurant tel: +606 288 3833
You can find more information about Sky Tower on their official Facebook page.
While you are in the The Shore Shopping Gallery, you should also not miss the Shore Oceanarium.
Also opening soon in the same building are the Shore Toy Museum and a 3D Interactive Park.
The Swiss Garden Hotel and Serviced Residences are located in the same development and are obviously the most convenient for this attraction. You can find details of other nearby hotels in Melaka at discounted rates by completing your travel dates in the Agoda search box below.