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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
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All reviews night market jalan tun tan cheng lock jalan hang jebat heeren street jonker walk chinese new year antique shops wander around saturday night chinese temple take your time great place to visit food stalls pineapple knick knacks hard rock cafe the river
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Take your time to walk thruogh and take in all the sights and smells of this part of the city. The shops and food are quite something.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JohnH3759
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most of the wonderful little side streets and alleys lead back to the river or Jonker Street. It’s worth spending a day wandering the streets with camera and finding things hidden in plain sight.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mpmilestogo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These are the sort of places that you need to just wander around, looking in all the shops, eating and enjoying the nature of the place. Unfortunately we were on an organised tour so time was restricted, if you can I would think at least...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Yan669902
Reviewed 7 February 2019 via mobile

What i can see is that business around there are mostly fraudsters and charlatans! They love money too much, food, drinks and items aren’t really that good or amazing, too expensive and it’s like they think people from other states and different countries are stupid...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank benwolf223
Reviewed 28 January 2019

Shops, cafes, temples and streetfood all vy for your attention along the narrow streets here - Chinatown is the best of Melaka's heritage and worthy of two or three hours of your time - if possible, coincide your visit with the weekend night markets as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank neilhassall
Reviewed 24 January 2019

Chinatown of malacca is typical pf other chinatowns, the shrines, the colours and the stores.Its great to stroll along when the bustle is less. Trinkets and various charms are a plenty.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RHM63
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Was there on a Saturday night. The night market street used to be wider with side stalls on the pavements but they have now moved down onto the road which makes the walking place reduced and jam pack. There seem to be more stalls around...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Patricia19580902
Reviewed 21 November 2018

normally all people love to call jonker streets,it sell at night time it start 6.00pm until 10 pm, it actually look like night market.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank katakechik
Reviewed 25 October 2018

One of those places where every day you find something new and interesting. It can be another little coffee place or restaurant, perhaps a temple or boutique. Everything is within walking distance. This is one of those places where the stress just rolls off. Lovely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank javiercard2017
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We were there around midday on a weekday and the streets were quiet with few tourists around. Heritage buildings line the streets with many turned into museums and galleries. There are also quaint cafes and gift shops worth stopping for a look. Still an interesting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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 ..