Windmill Dutch Square Melaka, Bandar Hilir, Malacca., Melaka

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Head to the center of the World Heritage-listed town to admire the buildings of Windmill Dutch Square Melaka, Bandar Hilir, Malacca.. 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 Windmill Dutch Square Melaka, Bandar Hilir, Malacca. and all Melaka has to offer by arranging your trip with our Melaka trip builder website.
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  • This locatikn is more popularly known as the Dutch Squate. Visited the place pre-covid. Peddlers line the perimeter of the building with souvenirs and snacks. Worth exploring but more for the...  more »
  • Your trip to Melaka (Malacca) is incomplete without visiting the Red Square. Please go early in the morning to avoid the crowd. The square usually very crowded with local and tourists alike. A few...  more »
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  • This is a really colorful place. Ideal for photography and there are lots of people posing around. Majority of the tourist attractions and must see sights in Melaka are right around here. The colorfully decorated bicycle rickshaws are a lively addition especially with their loud music. What I enjoyed most just sitting in a corner and just watching all the activity around me.
  • Windmill Dutch Square Melaka is an enchanting place with lot of historical buildings surrounding it and a water channel running on its one side. The square is made even more beautiful by the opulently-decorated tricycles waiting for the tourists. There are some shops selling souvenirs. Start exploring this quaint historical town from this square and you are off with a flying start.

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