We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Jonker street (鸡场街 - 马六甲)

Best to come here for the nite market on friday, saturday and sunday nite. Great place. Food is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ivorycoco2017
via mobile
interesting and also good for shopping

just walk around and enjoy all the old houses. Only disadvantage is that sometimes there are too... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
meacrea
,
Franeker, The Netherlands
Read all 587 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Mansions, temples and antique shops are packed into the narrow streets of the lively Chinatown district.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good44%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“night market” (26 reviews)
“jonker walk” (14 reviews)
LOCATION
Melaka, Malaysia

Similar Things to Do in Melaka

Write a Review
Reviews (587)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 587 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best to come here for the nite market on friday, saturday and sunday nite. Great place. Food is cheap and delicious with so many choices along the market. Lots of tourists from all over the world. Friendly environment.

Thank ivorycoco2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

just walk around and enjoy all the old houses. Only disadvantage is that sometimes there are too many cars.

Thank meacrea
Reviewed 1 week ago

Night market on fr & sat evening.Plenty of food esp chicken rice balls, kuek kueks & chendol (dessert) .Many nice cafe & restaurant nearby. Lots of small small item to buy for safekeepings. Worth the visit but beware of the HEAT!!!!!!

Thank Madeline_Yong
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth for walk in the evening when there is street food market. Nice atmosphere and many options to get some tasty bites. :)

Thank Mrcholiska
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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...More

Thank FEtravellor
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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...More

Thank coolabhi08
Reviewed 5 May 2017 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
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank Rao U
Reviewed 14 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
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...More

Thank Zaharah B
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Straits Affair
135 reviews
.07 km away
Bikini Toppings
149 reviews
.08 km away
Sid's Pub at Jonker's
132 reviews
.05 km away
Hard Rock Cafe Melaka
711 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
1,549 reviews
.19 km away
Jonker Street
4,495 reviews
.05 km away
Red Square (Dutch Square)
1,326 reviews
.11 km away
Malacca River
1,971 reviews
.04 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Jannethqi
Would like to know if the shops in Malaka will be open during eve of Chinese New year, as I am planning a 3 day 2 nite family trip to malaka during the period of 6feb(Sat) to 8feb 2016(Mon)
28 December 2015|
Answer Show all 5 answers
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
0
Votes
Jankay16
Will Jonker walk be closed for traffic on 01/01/15 for the night market?
30 December 2014|
Answer Show all 3 answers
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 ..
0
Votes