Red Square (Dutch Square), Melaka

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Head to the center of the World Heritage-listed town to admire the buildings of Red Square (Dutch Square). Constructed between 1660 and 1700, the terracotta buildings showcase colonial Dutch style: the clock tower, the state house, the church all colored a memorable dusty red, with louvered windows and thick iron doors. Handed over to the British in the late 19th century, the centerpiece of the square remains a fountain commemorating Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. Snap photos of the iconic structures and head into the onsite museum to learn more about the colonial era. See Red Square (Dutch Square) and all Melaka has to offer by arranging your trip with our Melaka trip builder website .
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  • A lots of the same kitsch souvenirs for sale. You can also get on the awfully theme pedicabs with equally awfully music to ride around for an hour for MYR40 or 50. Visit Christ Church for a bit of qui...  more »
  • It is just beside or next to Jonker Street. Just crossover the bridge over Sungei Malacca @ Malacca River. Nice view.  more »
  • Yes it's a historic place and the church and fountain are great but it's ruined by the horrific blaring music from the stupid trishaws.  more »
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  • Actually i want to visit here when day or evening. Because i will see beautiful red building or dutch here. Unfortunately i reached Melaka at night.
  • Nice Historical heritage place.. Well preserved.. Well done Malacca (Melaka: Local language)
  • One of the main landmarks of Melaka. This area is a must visit for anyone who visits Melaka. It houses the Stadhuys, the Queen Victoria Fountain and the main clock tower. A great place to take photos and it's always busy with lots of tourists around.
  • If this is your first time visiting, this should be your first stop. Do wear a broad hat and walking shoes. It's hot here. Lots of walking around.
  • Very lively. Colourful. Nice River Cruise spot.

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