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Stadthuys

Dutch Square Or Red Square, The Stadthuys, Melaka, Malaysia
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US$43.75*
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Malacca Day Trip from Kuala Lumpur
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Day Tour UNESCO Malacca, Dutch Museum & Kampong Morten Tour with local lunch
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This 17th-century building was the seat of the Dutch administration and now houses a history museum.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good47%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“red building” (18 reviews)
“city hall” (7 reviews)
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Dutch Square Or Red Square, The Stadthuys, Melaka, Malaysia
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"red building"
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"history museum"
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"city hall"
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"dutch architecture"
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"old building"
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"dutch square"
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"clock tower"
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"christ church"
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"interesting building"
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"water fountain"
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"tourist spot"
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"queen victoria's fountain"
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"kuala lumpur"
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"take photos"
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"nice place"
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"malacca town"
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

Melaka is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stadthuys is famous and a crowded place in Melaka. You can find a lot of beautifully decorated cycle rickshaws. The Red Color clocktower structure is very beautiful. Near by you can find a "I love Melaka" structure which...More

Thank SujaiMohan
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

For 10rm you can visit 5 museums. The one in the stadthuys itself about Malaysian culture is the best, but it was a bit of an overdose to visit all the 5 museums. There is one of literature, education, the independence of Malaysia,.... reserve half...More

Thank Severine B
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

Great place to visit. It costs only MYR11 takes 2 hrs from TBS to Malacca Sentral. The Dutch square is always crowded with visitors from different countries. A boat trip around the river is higher recommended. If not, just sit in a cafe shop at...More

Thank phuong n
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Stadhuys (a Dutch word pronounce as State House) is the most recognizable Icon of Malacca. It was a Administration Office during the early occupation of Dutch in Malacca and was turned into a Museum and houses lots of artifacts dug out around Malacca. However, its...More

Thank Bobby E
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

Exactly as seen in the brochures. Sit for a while in the shade next to the fountain and watch the tourists come and go. Spend some time in the Stadthuys museum for an excellent overview of the history of the area. (Look for the beautiful...More

Thank I5abella
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

It was very nice to see the Dutch buildings and Dutch influence in history in Malaysia. It was a long trip by car from Kuala Lumpur. But when we arrived there and had rest and some lemonade, watching Stadthuys and the other Dutch buildings, like...More

Thank MarinusNM
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

a wonderful place to visit. you can really feel the heritage from here. a lot of tourist visits. suggested to visit during night time

1  Thank Panda0714
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

One would not miss the Stadthuys in the Dutch Square in Malacca, Its the central part of the attraction , towards attractions , museums , churches , and heritage sites and Jonker walk Street .

Thank Ashwathram r
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

In melacca famous place you can see old melacca history in this museum. And alsi many place to spot for photograph.

Thank Widjaja H
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Part of our late night tour on the history of Malacca specific to Dutch era. The place is well lit and within one area you are covering hundreds or years and the history of Malay, Portuguese, Dutch and English. Its better to do it at...More

Thank wanzainuzzamanw
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After taking your lunch upon reaching Melaka, I suggest you take the river cruise first near the Stadhuys. Then you take a short taxi ride to Masjid Selat Melaka. After that, you can drop by Menara Taming Sari. A short walk... More
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