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Red Square (Dutch Square)

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The center of town is referred to as "Red Square" because of the Dutch-inspired red buildings.
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  • Very good49%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

All the building on this square are Dutch. In the lonely planet, it says that the 'stadhuis' is modeled after the town hall of the city "Hoorn". This is wrong. It is modeled after the town hall of the city "Alkmaar".

Thank mvwijland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are a number of museums and other buildings built in the Dutch colonial style, it's really different to every other Asian city I've visited. Worth a wander

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Red Square or Dutch Square is absolutely beautiful, a place like nowhere else I've seen in that absilutetly everything is daubed in Red, even the fountain in the centre. However, it's beauty is almost ruined by the crowds and noise. Almost. There are always hundreds...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Too crowded. I hate those noisy pedicabs with mandarin and other mainstream songs at their max volumn cycling around the area! Ah some are even remixed! Oh god! I thought it was all red so that became outstanding-signature point to show you were present in...More

Thank londamdang
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's the place for taking a photo. It's a must you should visit when you go in Melaka. It's surrounded by the red buildings and there's crowded too. And the weather is so hotttttttt.

Thank Nix B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A central point în Melaka where all the tourists are resting in shadow near a small fountain and the dutch church. You can admire all kind of selfies.

Thank Corina Violeta O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is nothing special about this tower except it's location. It's right at the heart of the city and almost all roads pass through it. Sometimes it's better and faster to walk than take a cab. Try the Watermelon juice in the watermelon Or the...More

Thank Abhishek D
Reviewed 1 week ago

So much to do and see in this fabulous place, food is superb and people fantastic. Night markets, stalls etc

Thank DanteRobin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dutch square and Christ Church is the must-see in Malacca as it depicts the city's history and splendour. All the other monuments are nearby and very agreable for an afternoon. I would not recommend to stay in Malacca for more than a full day (and...More

Thank Ressiguier R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tour buses disgorge their passengers and this place gets crowded quick! the stalls all basically selling the same worthless items. A cultural location but extremely over run.

Thank nriemen
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