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Red Square (Dutch Square)

Melaka, Malaysia
606-288-3304-1549-3785-+606-333-3333-606-286-9804
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Day Tour UNESCO Malacca, Dutch Museum & Kampong Morten Tour with local lunch
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The center of town is referred to as "Red Square" because of the Dutch-inspired red buildings.
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  • Poor2%
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Melaka, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nothing special about the Red Square. The church is simply ok. Yeah it is the Central area that leads to all the other sites in the area so you will come across it regardless.

Thank ERDFirefighter
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very old Dutch/ Portuguese/ British buildings which form part of the world heritage site. There are several museums ( some better than others) and ancient churches and, if you are so inclined, you can rent an outrageously decorated and loud ( music) trishaw to drive...More

Thank Colin A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The buildings from the Dutch era was much more well maintained compare to the Portuguese, and its painted in red . There's even a small Dutch windmill nearby the square . Rm25 for a 20 mins trishaw ride starts from here .

Thank kenkeh
Reviewed 6 days ago

This spot was like a centre of Melaka City. Take Panorama bus no 17 from Melaka Central Bus Station to access this place. Many tourist during holiday season, so better visited in the morning.

Thank Teddy W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Best for photo clicking.. Heritage sight and you will find I LOVE MELAKA signage here . Plan to board the rickshaw tour from this point. You can cover 10 destination with this 20 mins tour and the driver can also help in taking photographs of...More

Thank anshumohanty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How good or bad can a square be. Surprised that there is even a place to review a square like this. Not a tourist attraction but one of the busy places after Jonker street.

Thank babla75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely welcome to Melaka, with its pink facade making it stand out in a popular square just outside Jonkers Walk. Can get super busy with tourist buses turning up so pick your time wisely for a lovely momento photo

Thank supersimmo
Reviewed 1 week ago

A big crowded with tourists but this visit was worth it. It brought back memories of our history lessons when we learned about the Dutch and other powers that taken over Melaka in those years so long ago.

Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place in Melaka to go for a walk. Nearby museums to get Some history Aboutaleb the place. Really enjoyed the area

Thank Gerben P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Red square is the pitstop when you having a bus from malaka sentral. The bus will stopped by near the red square. It is free of charge. In red square, You must try the becak for strolling around malaka.

Thank Astrid P
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LeeSiLin
30 November 2017|
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Response from Traveller_SimplyME | Reviewed this property |
Red Square (Dutch Square) is an area. So it's FOC. But if you wanna go inside the building (e.g. The Stadthuys) the entrance fees are as follows: Adult (local) - RM5 Adult (foreigner) - RM10 Child (local) - RM2 Child... More
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