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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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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Its a place good for photography. Some small stalls can be seen selling batik clothings, souvenirs etc. Good place to explore heritages! Some small museums are along the street too.

Thank lynnt939
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is where most people meet to start their tour of Melaka. All the buildings here are red in the old Dutch style. There is a fountain and flower gardens and many stalls selling souvenirs along the wall of the big building. There are also...More

Thank SurfingWild
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You will not miss the spot as it is locales at the centre of the road between St. Paul Hill and Jonker Street. Remember to bring your umbrella and sunglasses along. Take plenty of pictures. If the Christ Church is open just have a visit...More

Thank Kwan W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have travelled several times to Melaka since the early 1990's. I really do (for some reason!) have a soft spot for it. This part of town is a main thoroughfare & since Melaka has blossomed with the heritage trail etc has become extremely busy...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like Dutch Architecture, this is the place to be. The 'red' city is one of a kind in Malaysia. you can take beautiful pictures with the sunset.

Thank Bashim M
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was beautiful, with most of the building painted red. You can get many great photo here :D For the museum fee, the price is expensive. It makes the tourist averse to come in. And to much vehicle pass the main road. Maybe it's better...More

Thank prettyjesipayung
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is one of the signature spots of Melaka so no tourist would skip it. Due to this exact reason, the place is swarmed... it's hard to ticket pictures without capturing loads of other tourists too Another reviewer suggested going before 7am or after 10pm....More

Thank Zyar
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a nice historic town 4hrs away from Singapore. If you want to have a nice and relaxing weekend that isa place to go. European architecture and lots of small bars by the river, have a glass of wine and enjoy the sunset.

Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just thinking that I came in the wrong time, buses drop off the tourist right here. so many ppl there and I can't get a good pict. By the way, the place are famous in melaka, the architect and the red color making red square...More

Thank Arief_80kg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was so pleased with the photos I took of Dutch Square. In the morning, I arrived at 7:15. The tour buses came at 8. In the evening I arrived at 10 and most people had retired for the day. If you’re looking for a...More

1  Thank Jessisaw
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30 November 2017|
Response from Traveller_SimplyME | Reviewed this property |
Red Square (Dutch Square) is an area. So it's FOC. But if you wanna go inside the building (e.g. The Stadthuys) the entrance fees are as follows: Adult (local) - RM5 Adult (foreigner) - RM10 Child (local) - RM2 Child... More