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Address: Dutch Square Or Red Square, The Stadthuys, Melaka, Malaysia
Phone Number:
6062841934
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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This 17th-century building was the seat of the Dutch administration and now...

This 17th-century building was the seat of the Dutch administration and now houses a history museum.

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Can't miss it

Loved this history of the place. Had a nice walk around - building really is pretty. Would recommend it- but really there is no way to miss it anyway!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this history of the place. Had a nice walk around - building really is pretty. Would recommend it- but really there is no way to miss it anyway!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

- nice place to take picture, and for a ride of nicely decorated trishaw - have souvenier shops around it - across roads have shops selling cendol, cold watermelon juice, pisang goreng which are very nice and delicious. - recommended place to hang out and taking pictures.

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singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Impt for the history buff and first time visitor to Malacca. Central area with the heart of malacca's long history. Worth a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The historical Stadthuys in central Malacca is a very touristy spot. With the museum and church in the near vicinity of the clocktower, it takes a good hour or two to learn about the ruling changes in Malacca. Nearby along the Malacca River, one could enjoy and people watch while enjoying a hand-drilled cold watermelon and river breeze.

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Sungai Petani, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be prepared to spend hours in here going thru the various sections to it. Interesting history to the building itself

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Frankston, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you have at least a couple of hours to see and and enjoy all this vast museum complex has to offer. Plenty of information in English. In fact, I got museumed out! A whoa to go of Melaka's amazing history. Not to be missed.

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Nagarkot, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are strolling around to visit the churches and A Famosa, you can't miss the place as it's just in between these two!

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Cairo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Know as the dutch square, this area is considered to be the heart of Melaka's tourist area, the square contains the christ church, a fountain and the Dutch administrative centre of the city. Nice place for taking pictures or for walking around and discovering smaller museums.

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Lahore, Pakistan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are interested in Dutch architecture this fountain is one at the heart of Melaka where you can easily access busses, taxis and tour guides.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Malacca was one of my visit-to places in Malaysia simply because my parents came here in 1989. They fell in love with the place. So i made it a try myself. And i was never disappointed. And since my mom is gone, i brought my Dad along with my family here in this historic Red Square last summer. We took... More 

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