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Address: Melaka, Malaysia

Mansions, temples and antique shops are packed into the narrow streets of...

Mansions, temples and antique shops are packed into the narrow streets of the lively Chinatown district.

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Food place to hang out. Expensive souvenirs

Jonker Walk is the main street in Melaka Chinatown. It's a great place to hang out and explore the area on foot. Lots of local authentic food can be found in the streets... read more

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Incheon, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There were lots of shops and traffic was heavy. Business however was slow. It catered more to the locals than to tourists, but I think a trip is still worthwhile to see how the locals live. The few restaurants which were scattered around sold local food which were cheap. Drinks like coffee, tea and soft drinks were sold, and those... More 

Thank FEtravellor
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Jonker Walk is the main street in Melaka Chinatown. It's a great place to hang out and explore the area on foot. Lots of local authentic food can be found in the streets. However the souvenirs are more expensive than the Chinatown in KL or Singapore. Be careful about it. There are some Chinese temple and coffee shops along the... More 

Thank coolabhi08
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467 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a street where Melaka chinese population living and carry out their daily business & social activities since 15th century. Their living style and culture still maintain until today. Worth to visit, try some local food and buy souvenir before next journey

Thank Lee C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A concentrated area for the early Chinese settlement. Now a very popular tourist attraction with a lot of night stall at night.

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Marseille, France
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196 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is an interesting area to wander around looking at the many historical buildings. It can get quite crowded during lunch and evening. Lots of small restaurants and shops to spend some time in.

Thank M V
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

A lot people might recommended the place to be visited by tourists but I personally feel it was over-rated. However, there are a few interesting places that might intrigued a 1st time Melaka tourist. Just don't get infuriated with the so-called antiques. But the food sold along the road is fantastic!

Thank Zaharah B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This quaint little chinese colony shows how the chinese inhabited this place and made this their own over decades. Thet have several pagoda, famous eateries and settlements to call their own.

Thank Sanchita S
Newcastle OZ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

we spent the saturday night here it was very full most stalls selling the same cheap stuff, it is interesting though as you get see some sights and some interesting cooking smells, we had the fried cockles which were really yummy and very fresh. I prefer to walk around here during the day

Thank Steve T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

First of all, if its possible, avoid saturday and sunday, or public holiday. The traffic around is terrible and usually 30 mins or more, to q for dinner / lunch. Look at the good side, you know that the restaurant is serving good food when u notice there's a long q in the front it.

Thank Jack L
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Rows of shops selling Chinese cultured artifacts can be found here and there are plenty of foot reflexology shops too . It is a good place for us to buy memorable items while in Malacca as souvenir.

Thank WanZaidi

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