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Chinatown - Melaka

Melaka, Malaysia
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Ranked #15 of 68 Attractions in Melaka
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Mansions, temples and antique shops are packed into the narrow streets of the lively Chinatown district.
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

I love the buildings, the culture, the foods, the cleanliness and also the shopping. Will certainly go back.

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Central Melaka District, Malaysia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
43 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Old town of the business city - as usual as other part of the world, Chinatown bring you with excellent food and nice small collections and many small-small shop with busy tourist spot. Must visit and people friendly.

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Singapore, Singapore
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65 reviews 65 reviews
36 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Like most Chinatown you will find all things Chinese. Some shops with very good bargains. Take a casual walk. Nice tit-bits and small bites available with local flavour.

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Brasov, Romania
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134 reviews 134 reviews
67 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We walked to Jonker Street where antique shops and where there is the oldest Chinese temple in Malaysia, Cheng Hoon Teng. too much colors

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Same stuff.. Go there if you are looking for antique.. Not much to see or buy. The sales ppl were not even friendly so why spend Time or money there?

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Melbourne
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128 reviews 128 reviews
62 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Perhaps my expectations were a little high but compared with Chinatown in cities elsewhere there really wasn't much here. Little India was more interesting and had better food.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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139 reviews 139 reviews
37 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

went there a bit in the evening and the morning, didn't walk much but it was quite nice atmosphere. must try chicken rice ball.

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Sao Bernardo Do Campo, SP
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The best place to go and to stay while in Melaka. There you'll have great food, see some interesting houses and temple, cool street decoration - maybe with some lamps - and probably the best interaction with locals, which happen to be really friendly. I recommend you go exploring as much as you can.

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Perth, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This is where you'll find a concentration of shops and food places. The night market is not to be missed. Very busy and lively. Take cash with you as I didn't spot any easy access ATMs. Cafes and bars line the streets as well. Good vibe, service can be a little hit and miss so just go with the flow.

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Bangkok
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Lots of antique shops which are very expensive but worth having a look at. Places to catch a snack while dodging the traffic and of course the temples.

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