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Nay ho ma?

One of the most curious visits to Chinatown in Melaka and Malaysia is to hear the cadence of the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
nyuen
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Medicine Hat, Canada
an art street in Malacca

a must visit place if you going to malacca. you can found many chinese cuisines at there,like... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Choo N
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Ipoh, Malaysia
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Mansions, temples and antique shops are packed into the narrow streets of the lively Chinatown district.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“night market” (27 reviews)
“jonker walk” (14 reviews)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the most curious visits to Chinatown in Melaka and Malaysia is to hear the cadence of the English that is spoken here in Chinatown and the rest of Melaka. Besides the English though, there are endless goodies to be found in terms of...More

Thank nyuen
Reviewed 5 days ago

a must visit place if you going to malacca. you can found many chinese cuisines at there,like famous chicken rice,durian cendol,nyonya laksa. long Q during every weekend and public holidays but affordable price!

Thank Choo N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's very interesting to visit a Chinatown in a country where Chinese are not a minority. I have been in many Chinatowns in different cities of the world and this one is completely unique. Something to visit ...

Thank Mariano A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you came in Melaka, please take your time to go Night market in this city. It's so wonderful, you can bargain anything in these shop. It's cheap for travellers. Highly recommend.

Thank nkhanle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is suitable for Chinese foods lovers. There are many kinds of Chinese cuisines with great taste and affordable price: wonton noodles, char kueyteow, pia, etc.

Thank linanauli21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of food to eat and many cafes around the area. It is probably the most touristy area. During the weekend nights, this street becomes the Jonker street night market.

Thank timoshym
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing much, no difference from any Chinatown. Has many shop selling identical stuff, even have few chicken rice stalls within Chinatown! Will not go or recommend. Only go if you like HnM, there is one pretty big located at entrance of honker walk aka Chinatown

Thank irene10899
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best to come here for the nite market on friday, saturday and sunday nite. Great place. Food is cheap and delicious with so many choices along the market. Lots of tourists from all over the world. Friendly environment.

Thank ivorycoco2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

just walk around and enjoy all the old houses. Only disadvantage is that sometimes there are too many cars.

Thank meacrea
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Night market on fr & sat evening.Plenty of food esp chicken rice balls, kuek kueks & chendol (dessert) .Many nice cafe & restaurant nearby. Lots of small small item to buy for safekeepings. Worth the visit but beware of the HEAT!!!!!!

Thank Madeline_Yong
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Jannethqi
28 December 2015|
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Response from CowSense | Reviewed this property |
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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Jankay16
30 December 2014|
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Response from mikeylawsh72 | Reviewed this property |
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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