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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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Wonderful place

In melacca famous place you can see old melacca history in this museum. And alsi many place to spot for photograph.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Widjaja H
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Moruya, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Exactly as seen in the brochures. Sit for a while in the shade next to the fountain and watch the tourists come and go. Spend some time in the Stadthuys museum for an excellent overview of the history of the area. (Look for the beautiful glassware and the crocodile money.) Follow the path up river or down, cross the bridge... More 

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Etten-Leur, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was very nice to see the Dutch buildings and Dutch influence in history in Malaysia. It was a long trip by car from Kuala Lumpur. But when we arrived there and had rest and some lemonade, watching Stadthuys and the other Dutch buildings, like the Christ Church, it was worth it.

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Penang, Malaysia
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

a wonderful place to visit. you can really feel the heritage from here. a lot of tourist visits. suggested to visit during night time

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One would not miss the Stadthuys in the Dutch Square in Malacca, Its the central part of the attraction , towards attractions , museums , churches , and heritage sites and Jonker walk Street .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In melacca famous place you can see old melacca history in this museum. And alsi many place to spot for photograph.

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Thank Widjaja H
Batam, Indonesia
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of our late night tour on the history of Malacca specific to Dutch era. The place is well lit and within one area you are covering hundreds or years and the history of Malay, Portuguese, Dutch and English. Its better to do it at night as there is less crowd.

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Klang, Malaysia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful historical place to visit. Colourful and pretty rickshaws everywhere. Good place to take wonderful pictures. Parking lots are further apart, with great walking distance. The fountain is beautiful.

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Thank Jive04
singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very attractive place of interest. Many activities happen in the night. The fountain is quite beautiful, Suitable for photographic lovers. Not to be missed.

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place to take photos. Great walk from the Ramada Melaka hotel. Place to take the tour on the tricyle.

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Muar, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Stadthuys was built between the year 1641 and 1660 in Melaka. It is painted in Red as the Dutch used to paint their buildings in Red. Hence this area is called the "Red Square". Not only the Stadthuys is painted in red, the surrounding buildings like the Post Office, the Christ Church, the Clock Tower next to the Queen... More 

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