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Address: Melaka, Malaysia
Phone Number: 606-288-3304-1549-3785-+606-333-3333-606-286-9804
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The center of town is referred to as "Red Square" because of the...

The center of town is referred to as "Red Square" because of the Dutch-inspired red buildings.

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Good for Photo Op

The Red Square with all its red buildings is the major landmark of the Malacca historic center and is a must photo op site for any visitor. While it is visually pleasing and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Aimee A
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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's just a place for you to relax, see some small time street performers (if you're lucky). Take some pictures of the things around you, they make a nice background.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Old part of Melaka restored to be a major tourist attraction so heaps and heaps of tourists day and night. At night time the lighting is poor so no great photo to be had. The fountain in the middle is a nice touch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We looked around for souvenirs and took pictures with family members. Do wear a cap or else you might get bird poop. 😊

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Manila
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The Red Square with all its red buildings is the major landmark of the Malacca historic center and is a must photo op site for any visitor. While it is visually pleasing and photogenic, spending time here can be quite stressful as it is always packed with visitors who comes to visit.

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Danang, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

best place to hang around in Melaka in my opinion. you can see a colorful lively aspect of local culture here around this area. in the night there is a jongleur here which is quite nice. i like the atmosphere here very much.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was turned off by the sights, sounds and crowd at the entrance that I did not enter the museum. Took a small walk around and left the vicinity in 20 minutes or less. I’m not a history person! At the entrance, there were many stalls selling kids toys, trishaws decked out in “frozen”, “minions”, “Hello Kitty” themes. Maybe the... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Red Square (Dutch Square) is a cobbled lane, town-square-like area where you can find the Stadthuys (oldest Dutch building here, now a museum) on one side, the Christ Church (Anglican) in the middle (with a white cross on top), and the clock tower on another side, all in red color, and all fronting a windmill replica in a mini-garden... More 

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Thank Susana D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed the sight seeing and there are peranakan and other museums on the way.The road is kind of closed for tourists so rather safe to walk.Take a trishaw if your feet is aching

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Thank Uma S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Red square was very beautiful with the red colored buildings. During our visit the church at museums are closed so we only stopped to take photos. You can spend 3-5 mins for the photos. There are also trishaws in the Red Square that costs 40RM per 1 hour of ride. It is just walk away from St. Paul's Church... More 

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Thank Trixie V
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting Malacca.. then this historic iconic spot must not be missed. Centrally located within walking distance away from Jonker Street and the famous A'Famosa in St Paul's Hill. Beautiful spot for photography.

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