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Address: Melaka, Malaysia
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Mansions, temples and antique shops are packed into the narrow streets of...

Mansions, temples and antique shops are packed into the narrow streets of the lively Chinatown district.

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AKA Jonker Street!

I wrote in a previous review about Jonker Street, so this is pretty much the same! Just a simple reminder, it is a no smoke zone!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
andreaaI9369ET
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wrote in a previous review about Jonker Street, so this is pretty much the same! Just a simple reminder, it is a no smoke zone!

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Thank andreaaI9369ET
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46 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It nice to walk in a with old idea of market and people which are providing food, hoods and smile. The old architecture, Chinese decoration and lifestyle is nice to visit and observe.

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Thank Sayed S
Malaysia
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61 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very cultural place, rich in history. Must visit but it is real hot and humid in the afternoon. Be prepared and wear loose clothings. Food is good and plenty here. Minimum time to spend here, 3 hrs.

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Stockholm
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1,418 reviews
481 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 326 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simple restaurants with local cusine , souvenirs of mixed quality, Chinese temples.Lovely architecture, evocative lighting and a popular weekend night market make this area special.

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Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe we didn't have a guide. The is just an area of souvenir shops and overrated local eateries. It is definitely the place to bring wife or girlfriend to buy souvenirs. While the souvenirs were definitely symbols of Malaysia, I didn't check the country of manufacture. If there is any architectural or cultural significance, I must have missed it.

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place to walk around. Particularly during the evening, or at night. As Melaka can be quite hot during the day.

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Thank 5035Michael
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34 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

it was our mistake. we went there in weekdays and almost everything were closed. so hit it on Fri, Sat and sundays. however some shops are opened which you can find some cheap nice stuff.

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Thank Ayman S
Seremban, Malaysia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

That day I came around 4-5 p.m and there has a performance at the middle of Chinatown. The performance was very fun and we enjod it

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Malé Maldives
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31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We found it just ok, this was our first trip to Melaka so we were want to explore everywhere. Lots of stuff to buy for sure but again you get to buy this every in malaysia 🇲🇾 but the food is ok 👌🏽 to try.

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Toronto, Canada
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133 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

It is phenomenal that most of the buildings and stores are keeping their original charm. Try to visit early in the morning as some stores close quite early. Comfortable shoes is essential and prepare to take many shots as the architecture are unique. Vibrant colour from building to building, never a dull moment. I was certainly distracted by different eateries... More 

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