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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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Link to Jonker Street

It links to Jonker street if you scroll through the streets, I would recommend taking a look at the local shop houses to get souvenirs or see cool stuffs as it will be closed at... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
yapjiaying
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Singapore, Singapore

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Footscray, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

weekend night markets buzz with energy and activity as hawkers and food stalls set up on the road and at one end is a huge permenant stage for weekend entertainments. this road is filled with restaurants, cafes, curio shops, massage places.

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Lindenhurst, New York
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492 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely love the ancient Chinese Temples and their drama. It's quite pronounced here, as the Chinese involvement runs back centuries. Chinese New Year is just winding down now and between the crowds, the food, the fireworks and excitement it was a fine place to be for the holiday.

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Cairo
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148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

AKA Jonker street, the Melaka china town covers the area of Jonker street and the nearby streets containing the Cheng Horn temple and the Kampung Kling mosque. The area is known for local food (with long queues) and antiques and crafts sellers. A nice walk although overcrowded with tourists. The place remains original and interesting for now with many craft... More 

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Jakarta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of nice old Chinese style architecture. Some antique shops, lots of junk stores. Plenty of food to eat, the street is closed to traffic on Friday and weekend evenings.

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once you have seen x number of Chinatowns throughout the world they all start to merge into one conglomerate mass. Chinatown in Melaka does have the distinction of being confined to a relatively small area and to be constructed of some buildings with historic interest and of architectural significance. It would have helped to appreciate all that if the narrow... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It links to Jonker street if you scroll through the streets, I would recommend taking a look at the local shop houses to get souvenirs or see cool stuffs as it will be closed at night.

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Thank yapjiaying
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

I wrote in a previous review about Jonker Street, so this is pretty much the same! Just a simple reminder, it is a no smoke zone!

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Thank andreaaI9369ET
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

It nice to walk in a with old idea of market and people which are providing food, hoods and smile. The old architecture, Chinese decoration and lifestyle is nice to visit and observe.

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Thank Sayed S
Malaysia
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66 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

This is a very cultural place, rich in history. Must visit but it is real hot and humid in the afternoon. Be prepared and wear loose clothings. Food is good and plenty here. Minimum time to spend here, 3 hrs.

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Stockholm
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 338 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

Simple restaurants with local cusine , souvenirs of mixed quality, Chinese temples.Lovely architecture, evocative lighting and a popular weekend night market make this area special.

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