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Red Square (Dutch Square)

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Address: Melaka, Malaysia
Phone Number:
606-288-3304-1549-3785-+606-333-3333-606-286-9804
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The center of town is referred to as "Red Square" because of the...

The center of town is referred to as "Red Square" because of the Dutch-inspired red buildings.

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Red Square fountain

Nice to see the traditional red square and fountain and great for a photo opportunity. Quite busy with tourists though so hard to get a good photo - arrive early before you start... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good spot for photograph. Make sure to wear sunglasses/hat in the afternoon because it will be so hot!

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Thank Fida L
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I just love the tourist feel of enjoying the cendol & watermelon drink by the roadside! I am not going to say its the best cendol ever (but its still tasty), but I will encourage tourist/visitor to experience the cendol here. I'm enjoying every moment of it!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice to see the traditional red square and fountain and great for a photo opportunity. Quite busy with tourists though so hard to get a good photo - arrive early before you start your tour of melaka as it's free and open you don't need much time.

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Thank KeithSco1
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I am easily amazed and impressed by historical monuments thus this dutch-influenced world heritage site never ceases to amaze me although im a local and drops by malacca almost every year or two.

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Thank Chun C
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Red Square is also what it defines Melaka, with different transportation-displays that showcases how Melaka uses the transportation methods.

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Thank yapjiaying
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Heritage from the colonial era, a lot of Dutch influences can be seen in the architectural of building and landscape here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Traditionally exceptional! Simple and perfect. The Dutch came and left. I am a Dutch descendent Malay. I came to have the chendol by the river because i think it has to be eaten by the Melacca river otherwise its no kick at all. I had my trishaw ride. I visited the Hang Jebat Museum and even got up the hills... More 

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Thank Farhan O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The whole old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is its center, so you have to be sure to see it. Fascinating to see what is left of the period of Dutch colonialization.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on visit with a tour guide who knew all there was to know about the square. Visited the museum which was very informative.

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Pekanbaru, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since I love history, so the red square are the best place for me to day dreaming and imagining what Melaka looks like from the old days. Too bad it was a long holiday when I visited there, it was too crowded and it even hard to just took a picture with the Christ church background.

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