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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 yesterday

To crowded and not that spectacular, slightly interesting only. You have to walk through to get to some museums and there are a couple of good shops in the area.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank RandolphCarter1919
Reviewed 2 days ago

Good location, but way to many people. Not ideal for taking pic's The building's architecture seems very bland to me, especially compared to other religious buildings in Malaysia.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Randy E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were there on weekends, everywhere’s in Malacca is full of people (local & tourists) — the weather is hot Try a trishaw ride !

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ciocco88
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped by after we had our dinner. We parked our car at the open space on the hill near the Stadhuys. It was a busy night with lots of local and foreign tourists. I took my daughter for a ride on the Becha (Trishaw)...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank AzmeerSulong
Reviewed 1 week ago

Without doubt this is perhaps one of the most recognisable icon of Melaka. Smack right in the middle of the city, it is almost impossible to miss, especially with its red colour. Considered as one of the oldest part of town, this is certainly a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank foto_melaka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Dutch Square really can't be missed. It's right on the river and a stones throw from Chinatown and other tourist landmarks. It has really beautiful architecture, worth pausing and marveling at. It's also where lots of Melaka's famous, loud and crazy tuk tuks park...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Regi S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying in the area and we walked around here a couple of times. The buildings are nice and stand out with the colour. There are some statues near to the bridge in the square bit of some cows and a small windmill. This...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank DeathsDragon95
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It's full of character and is incredibly busy but didn't really identify with much here. Had to be seen of course, but didn't stay long.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Harrison-F-Carter
Reviewed 14 September 2019 via mobile

Central place to reach for site seeing from your hotel.Almost all attractions are walkable.Plenty of options for shoppers. Hot and humid weather in the afternoon could be discomfort to some people.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank NI3-279
Reviewed 8 September 2019

This little square absolutely hums with so many visitors. It is a great spot to take photos and watch the hordes of people.

Date of experience: September 2019
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LeeSiLin
30 November 2017|
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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
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