December 4, 2022

Jonker Walk @ The Antiques Paradise

Jonker Walk

Jonker Walk, is a pedestrian walkway along Jalan Hang Jebat (known as Jonker Street) and along Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock (known as Heeren Streets) in the hearts of Melaka Town. The streets become a marketplace / nite market every friday, saturday and sunday. This is the place to shop that you cannot find at the others place. The streets make up about 140 rows pre-war shoplots featuring antique shops, salons, restaurants, dining outlets, acupuncture clinic, spa, boutique hotel, longevity shop and others. This place also famous as the antiques paradise. You may just be rewarded with authentic artefacts such as porcelain or ceramics pieces that can be date as far back as 300 years. The buildings also are immaculately constructed with elaborate carvings on its pillars and walls. That is so happening. Opening hours for different shop vary but generally from Monday to Thursday, most open from 10am – 6pm and during the nite market, many stay open until 11pm. Cultural performances are held regularly on the street and provide the fascinating atmosphere. Chinese opera, dancing and wushu performances staged in the heart of old Melaka. Several beautiful Peranakan houses such as the Tan family mansion, now a modern boutique hotel, Puri Hotel are worth to visit. Also, you can see The Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum that gives a view into the lifestyle of the this community. You must visit here. Come here and have this unique experience once in your life.

asmaliana

Hi, I'am Asmaliana, I work at Tourism Melaka. I love my state, Melaka, the world heritage city by UNESCO.

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