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The center of town is referred to as "Red Square" because of the Dutch-inspired red buildings.
Melaka, Malaysia
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All reviews dutch square clock tower christ church trishaw ride loud music jonker street red color decorated trishaws painted buildings nice place taking pictures historical place walking distance cendol stalls selling the river hard rock cafe
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The square gets very crowded during the day, with tourists and trishaws. If you like crowds, then midday is the time to go, there are shade trees, a nice fountain, kiosks, and the trishaws offer lots of klitch to the equation. If, like me, you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This square provides a number of shopping and eating opportunities as well as informal stalls selling a variety of items. Many significant historic buildings.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 11Globetrotter11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think this place is mostly for photo-taking and taking the trishaw rides. Otherwise, nothing much to do. My family purchased the tickets for the River Cruise at a booth located somewhere around here, before walking down to the little jetty to take the cruise.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank _zenghuijun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked around Dataran Pahlawan and visted the A Famosa and end near the Church. Took the Beca ride for the memories, it was the first time for my children to ride a Beca.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Zarina A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dutch Square Malacca is the most iconic part of Malacca, the first place you see on any guidebooks, brochure and map of the city. The place is uniquely recognisable by a group of bright red old time Dutch colonial buildings, built in the 1600s. You...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 253SA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dutch square by red painted building the Portuguese fortress on the bank of the river across the square.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LovelyJohorean
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most unlikely of combos... Hello Kitty and Electrified wheelers. While 'ok' for photo shoots, it is slow pedalled as the trishaw inched through crowds oblivious to safety risks. One usually have a glimse of the Red Square and then attention is drawn towards the trishaws....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pat C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our morning walk from the Fort up to St Paul Hill and down to the Red Square. A historic square with Dutch historic background couple with English influence and remarkable fountain. A nice place for puctures and photos for remembrance of visit to Malacca by...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dr_ganlt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely the busiest area with close access to all the museums, the river tours, shopping, eating and much much more. Enjoy......

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank satanbug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All parts of Melaka are wonders to the mind that keeps you wanting more.Each part is different in cultures and colours.The dutch square or as said red square has building of red colours...You can find street artists performing at night.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Traveller_SimplyME | Reviewed this property |
Red Square (Dutch Square) is an area. So it's FOC. But if you wanna go inside the building (e.g. The Stadthuys) the entrance fees are as follows: Adult (local) - RM5 Adult (foreigner) - RM10 Child (local) - RM2 Child... More