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The center of town is referred to as "Red Square" because of the Dutch-inspired red buildings.
Melaka, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This area is a the highlight of Melaka with its red stones buildings. There is a buzz about the area. Do try and spend some time navigating around by foot as you will come across many interesting shops, cafes and restaurants.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank SashSo
Reviewed 1 week ago

The square had not changed much since we were last here in 1981. It is great to see such care and respect for historical buildings. Melacca has certainly changed but tastefully.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can see and smells the dutch colonial period as the buildings are preserved beautifully. A must see place for all. Have a very interesting museum in a heritage building. Good place to buy souvenirs for friends and family.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank gulshanmunir
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a must visit for tourists as it's the only red Dutch Square in the world. Cannot be found anywhere else. The little square is centered on a little Victorian fountain. Surrounded by the Anglican church, the Dutch Red House and a unique Clock Tower....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank kuangshenghuang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must go attraction you should visit during your stay in Melaka. This is a great piece of history about Melaka. The place is also amazing for taking photos

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Dutch square is stunning and a great central point. There is so much to see just from this little spot. The down side was you couldn’t walk without every tuk tuk asking you to go with them. Even though they just saw you say...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank cl41r3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a very popular tourist area. The Dutch building is the center. I would not catch those tricycle to go around. It is easy to walk along the river and see a few more historical building.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 173alices
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a quaint place to visit with lots of Dutch influence to see. Spot the windmill and cows, opposite Hard Rock Cafe. Relax by the river, or sit a while by the fountain. It is like you have stepped back in time. Blending old...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Malaika K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice little square with a commemoration pillar and some colonial buildings. Nothing out of the ordinary. Worth spending a few minutes in the crowd, nothing more. Beware of the rickshaw touts though - had a bad experience with them, not really recommended. Took the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Anoop84
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A artistic small column, covered by water fountains, and lively activities, like tricycle rickshaw, python charmers for photographs, statue man, guitarist, etc.. and nice flower plants around this pillar which is opposite to the christ Church

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank andrewssmalacca
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Response from Traveller_SimplyME | Reviewed this property |
Red Square (Dutch Square) is an area. So it's FOC. But if you wanna go inside the building (e.g. The Stadthuys) the entrance fees are as follows: Adult (local) - RM5 Adult (foreigner) - RM10 Child (local) - RM2 Child... More