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Jonker Street

Address: Jalan Hang Jebat, Melaka, Malaysia
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Ranked #5 of 90 things to do in Melaka
Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Shopping
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Shopping
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Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

We were there during the Chines New Year. Prices went up but the athmosphere was fantastic. Many restaurants, Night market during the week-end and dances and singing on a podium in the street. Beautiful houses and museums.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Get the street food or just walk into any of the less crowded stores. Was happy to go to one which has the best curry noddles & durian chendol (coconut milk desert) - a must try. They need to improve on public toilet facilities. Too crowded and vehicle traffic makes it worse.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Jonker street, Malacca is famous for night market, with hundred stalls selling souvernir items, local authentic foods specially with durian, Nyonya foods, surrounded by old building and several super restaurants, Jonker street is busy during the day, specially over the weekend same as at night around 7:00pm, local people and tourist blend in the crowd, Geographic Cafe is a nice... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

it is a nice experience eating street food. the street was packed at night time. a must try is the chicken rice balls in one of the establishments. come early for short queueing.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Located in the middle of malacca, jonker street is very different during the day and at night. During the day, walk along Jonker Street and the adjoining Heren Street to browse at the many antique shops which carry artifacts from the city's rich history. If you are thinking of buying anything, be prepared to bargain and if you are prepared... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

If you like to shop and eat expensive (for a backpacker) this is the place in Malakka. For us it was too many people and too expensive and too set up only for tourism. Beautiful but no charm

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Vientiane, Laos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Jonker street is filled with surprise, from various souvenir shops, eatery to fashion. A lot of guest houses are located in here. Most importantly, during the weekend it will be transformed to a street filled with night market and there will be people singing on the stage as well. Price overall are reasonable and cheap, there are just too many... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Jonker Street itself is very fake. The area is filled with tourists and most shops are tourist oriented. However, most tourist towns have at least 1-2 streets like this. There are a few good restaurants and it is a good place to grab souvenirs as well. Surrounding streets are worth a walk. Nice architecture in area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Walking here give a unique experience seeing the culture and heritage of Malacca peoples. Unlike many others Chinatown in Malaysia that are filled with gangster, illegal traders and prostitutes, Jonker Street is a joyful community and totally safe for tourist. The place is quite crowded some European tourist might find it discomfort but to us Asian the crowder the better.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

The street is really animated, there are restaurants and small shop, all in a very reasonable price! Restaurants are good. You must go there by night! Very cosy bars and small shop directy in the street with cheap price!

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