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A glimpse of old Melaka

This is one of the few remaining parts of Melaka where it is possible to imagine how this... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2013
Bideford, United Kingdom
You can go from Kuala Lumpur as an one day use trip, (By not expensive bus : 2hrs + about 10 US$) and come back again

Interesting trip and cheap............. You can go from KL by bus go about every 1 hr + duration... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2013
Hussam S
Cairo, Egypt
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Mansions, temples and antique shops are packed into the narrow streets of the lively Chinatown district.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
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“jonker walk” (14 reviews)
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Reviewed 17 November 2013

This is one of the few remaining parts of Melaka where it is possible to imagine how this settlement must once have been. Look beynd the shopfronts and you can still find a few architectural gems. Go during the daytime if you like to see...More

Thank MM2H
Reviewed 9 November 2013

Interesting trip and cheap............. You can go from KL by bus go about every 1 hr + duration about 2hr + about 10 US$, and after reaching take the local bus to center , and you can complete by walking to every where. It is...More

Thank Hussam S
Reviewed 25 October 2013

In ancient city of Melaka,visiting chinatown is essential part for tourists to have touch of the old civilization.Most important & bright side of this visit is knowing about the hormony street having an Hindu Temple (Mandir) standing side by side with Muslim Mosque (Masjid) and...More

1  Thank NizamuddinDanwer
Reviewed 19 October 2013

Any time is a good time to visit but first thing in the morning is usually quietest in regards to people and traffic. The streets are very narrow and usually very busy, also like many tropical Asian towns there are deep open gutters running along...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 17 October 2013

This has become a non-negotiable part of all my trips to Melaka - breakfast in the living room of a gracious Malaccan lady who sells fried noodles (mee/kuay teow/bee hoon) and nasi kuning, kuehs, and other snacks. I stumbled upon this place on a morning...More

1  Thank Ceciltong
Reviewed 16 October 2013

while you are strolling Jonker Street. Just a few Chinese-owned establishments and not a whole lot of things to see IMHO. You'll walk pass one of the famous temples in the area. It's there and you can't miss it.

Thank Wilson C
Reviewed 1 October 2013

Make sure you visit Jonker Walk on Saturday night. Night market starts at 6 p.m. there. There are food strret stalls as well. Market takes place Fri - Sun but on Saturday it is most crowded and running until late.

1  Thank WitoldGdowski
Reviewed 30 September 2013

If you are into night market, street foods, cheap and good bargains, this is the place you must come look for yourself. It is definitely a good night out for local foods and souvenirs. There are also some restaurants along the shophouses which sell local...More

1  Thank alanlwl73
Reviewed 26 September 2013

If you want to go see stores on both sides of the street lined with Chinese stores with cheap chines products, then you are in the right place. But if you are looking for a cultural experience, you are much better going to Dutch square,...More

1  Thank MoChehab53
Reviewed 22 September 2013

Chinatown in Melaka is getting nicer and nicer. a very good place to visit and for locl handcraft shopping

Thank cutuliangelo
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Response from CowSense | Reviewed this property |
Hello Friend As the majority of the shops are owned by the Chinese, it is most likely that the shops at Chinatown will be closed during the lunar new year. Advised not to visit Chinatown during the new year. At other... More
30 December 2014|
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Response from mikeylawsh72 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there sorry i hv just accessed my email...really no idea abt that as i was also a tourist....anyway thks for asking n hapi new yr to u ..