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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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Nice walk

Lots of cute stores, restaurants, and homes throughout. The streets were clean, although cluttered with tourists during the day. Easy to spot the shop keepers working on their... read more

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4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2016
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Cheng Hoon Teng temple is definitely worth a visit but other than that I do not think much of it as the streets are narrow and lacks walking path - with vehicles parked on one side - being a pedestrian you are really having to look out for vehicles and be on your wits . Be well aware that... More 

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Mumbai Indian
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is more popularly known as Junker street. Place to buy souvenirs and local food... Durian based and pine apple based specially. Week end market will be better.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As far as 'Chinatowns' go this is not very impressive. It is more like a China street. If you have never been to China this may be interesting for you to take some pictures but overall it is an average place to visit.

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K.Lumpur
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing much to view here at night unless for a few fruits stalls and noodle stalls. During the day there is a famous popiah stall and some old shops.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Lots of cute stores, restaurants, and homes throughout. The streets were clean, although cluttered with tourists during the day. Easy to spot the shop keepers working on their wears outside their stores and the locals enjoying life in general. China Town had a very relaxing vibe, and moreso at night.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Those 2 are inseparable as they are just a street away running diagonal from each other. Jonker much busier with tourist and I'm glad the Chinatown side is rightfully more quiet and you can enjoy it more. You get the main theatrical stage at the end of Jonker and then turn right to see various small attractions/cemetery graves of Hang... More 

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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Whenever I visit Melaka I stay at one of the hotels in Chinatown because this is where the main interest lies. It is near the river and provides the most active night life including bars, restaurants, coffee shops and, at weekends, a night market.

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

i think is s must and belongs to your visit in Melaka Since the town is really marked by chinese people houses and history !! so a visit is a must very crowded and loud but its fun !!! take a feet massage ;-)) after a day or sightseeing !!

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kolkata
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

The Chinatown has several eateries and other shops selling herbs. There are several old building also. The walk through this place is quite interesting

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

An interesting place to wander. Look up at the top flòors of the buildings and you will see more of the original buildings. A variety of shops and eating houses. At times it is worth walking into the eating houses that are frequented by native people if they eat there the food must be good but do not expect to... More 

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