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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  • Nothing special about the Red Square. The church is simply ok. Yeah it is the Central area that leads to all the other sites in the area so you will come across it regardless.  more »
  • One of the icons of the city of melaka who are still awake preserved is a red square in the center of the old town of melaka
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  • Go to the tourist office located here and wait for the free guided tour in English to find out together with a local guide this district from the famous red, meanwhile take a photo at the fountain and the nearby, or take a side trip to hard rock cafe ' . Everything starts from here good lap.
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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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