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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  • Very characteristic of a square, are Dutch-style architecture, the basic exterior walls are red, there is a fort, all record this period of history, the square sunshine good time for sightseeing, the scenery is very good, there are some characteristics of the food in the surrounding
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  • This is where the origin of the Malacca tourism. Christ Church behind the fountain Malacca guide always there on the cover is the unsubstantial trishaws Barker.
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  • A pretty little spot showing the history of Melacca. Our guide gave great details on the history. The buildings give a great view of life under Dutch rule  more »
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  • Great place, you can do street shopping or shopping in the Dataran Pahlawan mall, the view is magnificent, go for yourself to experience it.
  • the most iconic place in mallaca, it's very crowded. dont know what to do except taking photos. but quite near to jonker walk
  • Dutch sqaure Malacca is the most picturesque along Jalan Kota. It's also a colourfull trishaw pickup point, it is distinguished by a group of bright, terracotta-red colonial Dutch buildings, built between 1660 and 1700, with louvered windows and chunky doors with wrought iron hinges. A central fountain dominates the area: it is an ornate Victorian marble addition, erected in 1904 to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee. One of the oldest surviving parts of Malacca, Dutch Square’s most prominent building is the Stadthuys. Presiding over the entire south side of Dutch Square it was completed in 1660 and is said to be the oldest-existing Dutch building in the East.
  • One of the monumental place in Malacca. Because of its benefit from location, Malacca has colonized by several European countries such as Portugal, Netherlands and England. Historical building built by different countries were mixed in Malacca.
  • Great historical place in Melacca city! This is the centre of Melacca city. Stadthuis, some museums, etc

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