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Mansions, temples and antique shops are packed into the narrow streets of the lively Chinatown district.
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Melaka, Malaysia
Ways to Experience Chinatown - Melaka
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The shops cater for tourists. Pricey and quality average. You can better clothes, shoes for cheaper at Dataran Pahlawan and Megamall. Street stalls only on Friday-Sunday.

Thank Patsy A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed by this neglected historical village. It has all it takes to express it’s wealthy history, but instead it is left to wild commercialism and cultural vandalism. At least cars should be banned or severely restricted (Melaka is proud of being smoke free, but...More

Thank Brussels_Judging
Reviewed 7 September 2018

I first stayed here in 2013 and have been back twice since. This is a densely packed portion of Melaka packed with restaurants,cafes, galleries and shops of all kinds. It retains its old world feel with its centuries old architecture. Wonderful vibe. Plenty to see...More

Thank liam302
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Try as many as restaurant and cafe as you can, you can always find some different tasty food/ coffee. Couple little museum over there has in-house tour guide service, ~4 USD/ person. Some of them have good knowledge of the display history, they explain it...More

Thank ka ho l
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Very different to the Petaling Street in KL City. You can have a good day of historical walk taking in the views and scenes of the old heritage buildings and the vibrant of the people here. Has a lot of antique shops and a lot...More

Thank Wolver1nc
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Melaka were quite surprising having Chinese influences very apparent. A Chinese Buddhist Temple emerging from Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism is very apparent and a must to see. The street are very vibrant to buy different goods.

Thank Kizomama K
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Chinatown Melaka is a prodigious place for discovery, food and entertainment. Sadly, most tourists are channeled to Jonker Walk (Jalan Hang Jebat) the backbone street of Chinatown, full of restaurants and souvenir shops. If you have some time, it is worth visiting the nearby streets....More

3  Thank Vicente8
Reviewed 20 May 2018

I was on a city tour of the town & amongst all other places I took a quick stroll on this street. It is a small street with lot of shops, cafes, & small eat outs which is good to spend couple of hours

Thank NikhilNahar
Reviewed 12 May 2018

I strolled along this historical street in the historical city of Malacca. It is recognised as a World's Heritage location and I must admit that the government of Malacca has done a great job in maintaining the up-keeping of this place. Lots of very nice...More

Thank Danny T
Reviewed 2 May 2018

A world heritage location, there are two main streets in China Town; Jonker Street (now called Jalan Hang Jebat) and Heeren Street (now called Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock). Start a walk of Chinatown from Dutch Square crossing the river bridge, turn left and then...More

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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
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 ..