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So so many things to see!! And to eat!! Heaven for souvenirs and also food! It gets a little too... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Nicest Chinatown been so far

Lots of shopping and superb food along Jonker Street. Definitely must patron the open air food... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Singapore, Singapore
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Mansions, temples and antique shops are packed into the narrow streets of the lively Chinatown district.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average24%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“jonker walk” (14 reviews)
Melaka, Malaysia

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So so many things to see!! And to eat!! Heaven for souvenirs and also food! It gets a little too hot in the afternoon so try going towards evening when the sun isnt scorchingly hot

Thank Chris_Mackenzie17
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Lots of shopping and superb food along Jonker Street. Definitely must patron the open air food stalls. Nice and cheap food such as Sambal Sotong, Roasted Lamp, Carrot Cake. Will go again in Dec 17. Simply Love It

Thank Alex_Singapore_15
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Chinatown is really the whole area on the other side of the river from Dutch Square. Fascinating to explore the streets including all the old buildings which are all individually different in their facades but unmistakably Chinese. Plenty of interesting temples to drop in on...More

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Different shophouses in heritage buildings, eateries and foot spa-s, a colorful and picturesque neighborhood full of history. There is the famous Jonker walk where at weekends a night market takes place.

Thank LussyV
Reviewed 2 September 2017

If you love to try out Chinese cuisine and other local delights, this place is really suitable for you. There is one famous shop selling chicken rice ball at the corner which operates only in the afternoon. Each time when I visit Malacca, I will...More

Thank Jonathan Y
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Chinatown in Melaka is not just Jonkers Stree - that is interesting but you need to roam around and see Jala Tun Tan Cheng Lock with its various museums, old renovated shop houses and its Nyonya restaurants. Then there is Jalan Tukang Besi with cafes...More

Thank BenYorkie
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This is suppose to be a cultural thing but it has transformed to a night market instead. Tons of food out there but not all would taste good. If you are on a very short holiday, this would be the place to go to during...More

Thank Yvonne G
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

If you are in melaka over the weekend, this place is worth a visit. It becomes a pedestrian mall by 6pm when all stalls are set up. Being a local we would avoid this place during the weekend. (lol) Stalls sell foodstuff, tim sum, noodles,...More

Thank grilledalso
Reviewed 19 July 2017

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 19 July 2017

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!

1  Thank Choo N
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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 ..