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Address: Melaka, Malaysia
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606-288-3304-1549-3785-+606-333-3333-606-286-9804
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The center of town is referred to as "Red Square" because of the...

The center of town is referred to as "Red Square" because of the Dutch-inspired red buildings.

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Beautiful & historical

Loved the historic & colonial feel of the place where Dutch, British & Portuguese intertwined seamlessly. The zebra crossing is a challenge for visitors to cross to the Melacca... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Loved the historic & colonial feel of the place where Dutch, British & Portuguese intertwined seamlessly. The zebra crossing is a challenge for visitors to cross to the Melacca River on peak days. The trishaws gathering to pickup travellers adds to the charm but their blaring pop/techno music does not bode well with the quaintness of its historical context.

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Thank Mohd Faridh B
Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Red Square is a historic, Durch influanced part of the Melacca Old Town. It is located at the end of Jonker Street, right next to the Melacca River.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Once the focal point of the old town this location maintains prominence as the centre of the historic district. With the central fountain surrounded by The Stadyhus, Christ Church, & the river, it presents a good starting & finishing point for your tour. Wonderful flower gardens provide picturesque photo opportunities as well as breaking up the urban landscape. Highly recommended.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Red Square is another must for first time visitors to Malacca. Lots of photo opportunities here and also a great spot to choose the fanciest and loudest rickshaw to drive you around.

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Thank The Yum L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful background to snap a few shots and ride well-decorated tricycles. Worthwhile to spend your 15mins here (preferably in the morning as the heat is scorching hot in the afternoon) walking around seeing the red buildings and water fountains. Been here done this.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Red Square is where the heart of Melaka is. The area can get very touristy with all the rickshaws and gimmicky souvenirs everywhere, but I suggest at a minimum spending some time walking around then seeing the rest of the area. Once you move outside the Red Square, Melaka gets less touristy and there isn't as much hawkers trying... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Location at centre of the town. Surrounding with others attraction at the city. Open area at the red building.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We could see Red Square from our balcony overlooking the Melaka River and was easily reached by foot by crossing over the bridge at the end of Jonker Walk. This square is visited by every tourist to the city at some stage during their visit. Tour groups crowd around their guides trying to hear above the blaring music from the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This seems to be the main attraction in Malacca based on the amount of tourists - and fine to stroll through, but if you're adventurous, explore the river (a few kilometers up and down) and the side streets of Melaka instead.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Close to the river, you can admire this historical place. Unfortunately the Christ church was locked. Many beautiful tricycles, horse-drawn carriage and some souvenir shops, create a nice atmosphere for tourists and locals. 5 minutes by walking distance to the Jonger street.

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