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Good to take a leisure walk around this area

Good to take a leisure walk around this area, but don't expect fascinating sights or buildings... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bennyvectra
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Singapore, Singapore
Good chinatown

Many old and historical shops here as well as antiques and souvenirs and restaurants.Weekend night... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Flitz8
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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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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“night market” (30 reviews)
“jonker walk” (14 reviews)
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Melaka, Malaysia

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good to take a leisure walk around this area, but don't expect fascinating sights or buildings. Simple shops around to check out.

Thank bennyvectra
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Many old and historical shops here as well as antiques and souvenirs and restaurants.Weekend night market also here

Thank Flitz8
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a street where Melaka's Chinese population lgathers and carry out their daily business & social activities. It's been this way since the 15th century!! Their living style and culture are still evident. Eat in the back alleys though -not the glitzy restrains. Check...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is so much to see and do in Chinatown. Colorful temples to visit, antique stores, lantern stores and then there is the food. Ohhhh, so much great food in this town. Day or night this is a great place to visit.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Very crowded place, also in the night (especially if there's the night market). A lot of delicious food and snacks to try.

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Nice area to walk around but a lot more than just a Chinese area, more multi cultural around the roads. Good chicken and rice places to try a bit of local cuisine.

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

A must visit... so much food, where we stopped in many shops to get quick bites. Really nice! Many quaint shops selling antiques, knick knacks and everything else!

Thank LL721
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Happening, crowded place. Many tourists here. Food was plain and costly. Just enjoy the atmosphere at this Chinatown.

Thank bigjewel
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

this place is very crowded if you go during the holiday season. good option to try out variety of food here.

Thank Abuzer N
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Red lanterns everywhere. Get to know the Chinese New Year cultures Plenty of Chinese art and crafts.

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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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