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Chinese Influence

Melaka were quite surprising having Chinese influences very apparent. A Chinese Buddhist Temple... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2018
Kizomama K
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Each street has a specialty!

Chinatown Melaka is a prodigious place for discovery, food and entertainment. Sadly, most tourists... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2018
Vicente8
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Mansions, temples and antique shops are packed into the narrow streets of the lively Chinatown district.
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"jalan tun tan cheng lock"
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"jalan hang jebat"
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"heeren street"
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"chinese new year"
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"shop houses"
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"shops selling"
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"great place to visit"
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"chinese temple"
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"nice walk"
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"take your time"
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"food stalls"
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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Melaka were quite surprising having Chinese influences very apparent. A Chinese Buddhist Temple emerging from Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism is very apparent and a must to see. The street are very vibrant to buy different goods.

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Reviewed May 31, 2018

Chinatown Melaka is a prodigious place for discovery, food and entertainment. Sadly, most tourists are channeled to Jonker Walk (Jalan Hang Jebat) the backbone street of Chinatown, full of restaurants and souvenir shops. If you have some time, it is worth visiting the nearby streets....More

2  Thank Vicente8
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

I was on a city tour of the town & amongst all other places I took a quick stroll on this street. It is a small street with lot of shops, cafes, & small eat outs which is good to spend couple of hours

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Reviewed May 12, 2018

I strolled along this historical street in the historical city of Malacca. It is recognised as a World's Heritage location and I must admit that the government of Malacca has done a great job in maintaining the up-keeping of this place. Lots of very nice...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2018

A world heritage location, there are two main streets in China Town; Jonker Street (now called Jalan Hang Jebat) and Heeren Street (now called Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock). Start a walk of Chinatown from Dutch Square crossing the river bridge, turn left and then...More

2  Thank mikesierra
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Reviewed March 29, 2018

Good to take a leisure walk around this area, but don't expect fascinating sights or buildings. Simple shops around to check out.

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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Many old and historical shops here as well as antiques and souvenirs and restaurants.Weekend night market also here

Thank Flitz8
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

This is a street where Melaka's Chinese population lgathers and carry out their daily business & social activities. It's been this way since the 15th century!! Their living style and culture are still evident. Eat in the back alleys though -not the glitzy restrains. Check...More

Thank Dan W
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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

There is so much to see and do in Chinatown. Colorful temples to visit, antique stores, lantern stores and then there is the food. Ohhhh, so much great food in this town. Day or night this is a great place to visit.

Thank IndySig
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Very crowded place, also in the night (especially if there's the night market). A lot of delicious food and snacks to try.

Thank pavi92
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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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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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