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Chinatown - Melaka

Melaka, Malaysia
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Ranked #16 of 61 Attractions in Melaka
Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Owner description: Mansions, temples and antique shops are packed into the narrow streets of the lively Chinatown district.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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416 reviews 416 reviews
296 attraction reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This review is quite late. Aside from UNESCO World Heritage Sites, I am particularly interested in visiting every Chinatown whenever and wherever I travel so I must give this one a shot. Chinatown Melaka is the third Chinatown I visited in Malaysia; the first two are Chinatown Kuala Lumpur in Petaling Street and Chinatown Georgetown in Penang. There is really... More

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malacca city
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The street will be closed to traffic on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays to enable a night market atmosphere that is unque Malaysians. There are many merchantizes on display and food and drinks are also easily available in case you go hungry or thisty. Pubs are also found for those who wish to sit and relax to soak in the atmosphere.... More

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It is nice and many things that we could purchase. Anyway, it is way too crowded even we trying to slide through the crowded. But failed.

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Perth western australia
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188 reviews 188 reviews
64 attraction reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

China Town to us was the best place to hand out.Lots of resaurants, bars and shopping.Lovely old buildings and don't just stick to Jonker St.The surrounding Rds are full of beautiful old BB & Bs and history

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Go in the morning while it is not too hot. A good mix of old and new. Particularly interesting would be the old trades or old businesses still kept alive by probably the 4th generation of descendents. Take time to observe and ask questions. Folks are friendly. Variety of food is good. Eat little, but eat my times! ;)

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Singapore, Singapore
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Rows and Rows of Pre war shop houses to look at. They may look dirty but if you look closely at the architecture,you will notice the motif or painting is actually quite unique. Besides that, all the small shops sells all sorts of things from food to hardware.

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

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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70 reviews 70 reviews
49 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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75 reviews 75 reviews
36 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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139 reviews 139 reviews
70 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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