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Address: Melaka, Malaysia
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: 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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A Part of Malacca

Colorful with a variety of merchants and many low price, good restaurants.A nice walk and many places to wander.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Overland Park, Kansas

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Having visited here 5 times beore, Chinatown has nos now been taken over for the most part by shops that sell Chinese rubbish. They don't even make an effort to put a malakkan twist to it. Rest of the houses is taken over by guesthouses and Airbnb. To see how it used to ge, you have to look up to... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Despite the fact that I'm a Chinese, I still found the architecture and the Chinese culture in here was a great thing to be learn and experience.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Colorful with a variety of merchants and many low price, good restaurants.A nice walk and many places to wander.

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Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Vibrant night market & great food eg. coconut drinks, satays, muah chee, satay, fishballs, kuih baulu, asam laksa, fried vegetable fritters, smelly tofu, fruit rojak, gula melaka sago

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I saw lot Chinese people there. The place has to be cleaned and the roads stink alot. Goods and food are bit expensive even the ornaments.

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Nilma North, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This was very enjoyable but make sure you are not in a hurry.There are a lot of shops with may different crafts to see, The temples and history of the Ming Dynasty is very informative. Lots of nice food to eat.

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Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Enjoyed the array of shops selling local souveniers and food. Streets though narrow have been improved to cater for pedestrians and shoppers.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Lots of variety of streets food, their local coffeeshop's coffee taste awesome. You will not miss their Fashions stores

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This is a beautiful place to visit when you are in Melacca , attracted to visitors with with the bold Chinese architecture with rChinese art and architecture. There is a lot of souvenir and food shops and it becomes very crowded at night so you should be there early to be sure of a good seat or a space to... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

If ur after the antiques and traditional clothes this is the place to go, narrow alley ways have plenty of hidden gems....stroll along and u maybe surprised at what u discover....

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Address: Melaka, Malaysia
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka

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