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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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Quirky Night Market

Bustling night market selling lots of artifacts and souvenirs. Only open over the weekends. During the day, sample the chicken rice balls and pineapple tarts.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Rosemary Ann R
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

lots of goodies, food ands curios. fun place to spend the weekends with its evening activities of Jonker Walk. Cafe with live songs and just a simple set up.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bustling night market selling lots of artifacts and souvenirs. Only open over the weekends. During the day, sample the chicken rice balls and pineapple tarts.

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Thank Rosemary Ann R
Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jonker street is a tourist catchment area, every Saturday and Sunday is night market, you can taste local food over here. Rubbing shoulder and following each other in this night market, Due to large crowd beware of pick pocket.

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Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location Courtyard on Heeren Malacca. Can walk to most tourist sites and explore the surrounding heritage areas. Good friendly staff and good service. Room rate included great breakfast. Down side - no fridge in our room and the only one window on the courtyard side was difficult to open to let daylight in. We were on the ground floor... More 

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Thank 44842015
Singapore, Singapore
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118 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love this part of Melaka. Some interesting architecture and buildings. Not all equally maintained but it adds charm and beauty. Although the lack of sidewalk makes it a little bit less pleasant, it is worth waking around and paying attention to the different features and hidden jewels in Chinatown.

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Thank CarlosCazorla
KL
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This might look like any ordinary street food/market,,,,to some sort extend...it does BUT it overwhelm us with colonial architecture shophouses along the way which it is why Melaka earns its badge as the Unesco Heritage site,,trully amazzed

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Thank wendiehor
Singapore, Singapore
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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627 reviews
190 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

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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Thank plpalani
Bath, United Kingdom
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506 reviews
348 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 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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76 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

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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