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Mansions, temples and antique shops are packed into the narrow streets of the lively Chinatown district.
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All reviews night market jalan tun tan cheng lock jalan hang jebat heeren street jonker walk chinese new year antique shops saturday night chinese temple take your time great place to visit food stalls pineapple knick knacks hard rock cafe chicken rice ball the river
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What i can see is that business around there are mostly fraudsters and charlatans! They love money too much, food, drinks and items aren’t really that good or amazing, too expensive and it’s like they think people from other states and different countries are stupid...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank benwolf223
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shops, cafes, temples and streetfood all vy for your attention along the narrow streets here - Chinatown is the best of Melaka's heritage and worthy of two or three hours of your time - if possible, coincide your visit with the weekend night markets as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank neilhassall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chinatown of malacca is typical pf other chinatowns, the shrines, the colours and the stores.Its great to stroll along when the bustle is less. Trinkets and various charms are a plenty.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RHM63
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Was there on a Saturday night. The night market street used to be wider with side stalls on the pavements but they have now moved down onto the road which makes the walking place reduced and jam pack. There seem to be more stalls around...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Patricia19580902
Reviewed November 20, 2018

normally all people love to call jonker streets,it sell at night time it start 6.00pm until 10 pm, it actually look like night market.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank katakechik
Reviewed October 25, 2018

One of those places where every day you find something new and interesting. It can be another little coffee place or restaurant, perhaps a temple or boutique. Everything is within walking distance. This is one of those places where the stress just rolls off. Lovely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank javiercard2017
Reviewed October 24, 2018

We were there around midday on a weekday and the streets were quiet with few tourists around. Heritage buildings line the streets with many turned into museums and galleries. There are also quaint cafes and gift shops worth stopping for a look. Still an interesting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank nellielim
Reviewed September 28, 2018

The shops cater for tourists. Pricey and quality average. You can better clothes, shoes for cheaper at Dataran Pahlawan and Megamall. Street stalls only on Friday-Sunday.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Patsy A
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Very disappointed by this neglected historical village. It has all it takes to express it’s wealthy history, but instead it is left to wild commercialism and cultural vandalism. At least cars should be banned or severely restricted (Melaka is proud of being smoke free, but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Brussels_Judging
Reviewed September 6, 2018

I first stayed here in 2013 and have been back twice since. This is a densely packed portion of Melaka packed with restaurants,cafes, galleries and shops of all kinds. It retains its old world feel with its centuries old architecture. Wonderful vibe. Plenty to see...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Jannethqi
December 28, 2015|
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Response from CowSense | Reviewed this property |
Hello Friend As the majority of the shops are owned by the Chinese, it is most likely that the shops at Chinatown will be closed during the lunar new year. Advised not to visit Chinatown during the new year. At other... More
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Jankay16
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Response from mikeylawsh72 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there sorry i hv just accessed my email...really no idea abt that as i was also a tourist....anyway thks for asking n hapi new yr to u ..
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