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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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cleaner and smaller in my opinion

Seemed to be cleaner and less crowded but might just have been the time I was there. Dumplings cheap and good

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Phuket, Thailand

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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Interesting and different style shops and restaurants. One place we went in had a dessert - it was ice with flavouring and very popular with the locals. It was hard to get a seat and people were in queues to get in. We were visiting with our Malaysian chinese friends.

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Phuket, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Seemed to be cleaner and less crowded but might just have been the time I was there. Dumplings cheap and good

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Thank piperandco
Bangkok, Thailand
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

i went to Melaka on a one-day trip from KL, yet felt like it was enough time as the city is not all that big! still so much to see! Chinatown was my highlight because you can just wander around and in every street there is a temple or street art or something new to explore! and of course if... More 

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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great place to wander and check out the wonderful little shops containing crafts and curiosities well worth a look

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Malacca is a bit grim really and their Chinatown is no exception. Jonker St is nice for "saw-you-coming" antique bric a brac and pretty low level art and there is a nice Bali-inspired shop but most of it is workshops, tatty stores, crowded streets and very little to see, except for an occasional temple or restored historic mansion, like pearls... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw quite a few number of Chinese temples yesterday. The style quite different from Chinese Temples in Thailand / Singapore.

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Klang, Selangor, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit disappointing as activities are geared to festivals days and weekends. Not much going on except for the rows and rows of shops. Would have been more exciting if i had visited during Chinese New Year or the weekends.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

all the historic buldings in the old town were cool and interesting to see from St Pauls N ST Francis churches and the dutch squre and so on all very interesting

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Selangor
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

located in the heart of Melaka. There are a variety of sales and shop lots along the road to facilitate tourists shopping. Is a major focus of overseas tourists buy souvenirs and see the structure of the old building remains of ancient history. This area is also one of the favorite photographers to snap nice photo as their personal collection.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not an experience to be missed the weekend night market packed with stalls of very kind on both sides of the street. Authentic. The locals have their karaoke stage at one end of the street singing oldies from 30-40 years ago. This part is also where the food is. Order dishes from the different stalls for a pot luck. Not... More 

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