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Danny K wrote a review Sep 2019
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia561 contributions191 helpful votes
It's truly a Chinatown like one found in any other Indonesian city. It's busy & concentrated in one area of the city & in this case it is at an area called "Pondok" in Padang. This commercial area is lively throughout the day & until late night too with their roadside culinary offerings. Interesting place to check out.…
Date of experience: September 2019
herman p wrote a review Jul 2019
cadier en keer283 contributions85 helpful votes
Chinatown is actually a big name for only one street in Padang but still with some nice temples and some atmosphere.
Date of experience: July 2019
lefebo wrote a review Mar 2019
Amsterdam, The Netherlands215 contributions112 helpful votes
more interesting are the former colonial dutch buildings, that might be much more dominating in the area if fully renovated once upon a time and then this chinese quarter will lose its gain
Date of experience: February 2019
Shahul Hameed S wrote a review Dec 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia1,056 contributions347 helpful votes
The chinatown is a small part of the Padang Old Town area. Although it is not as grandiose as other chinatown it still has its own charm. Visit only if you have time.
Date of experience: December 2018
Trup wrote a review Jan 2018
New York, NY1,098 contributions275 helpful votes
Padang's Chinatown consists of a lot of rundown and in some cases deserted buildings from the Dutch era. Worth a short visit but little more. That said, the relatively new Chinese/Confucianist Temple is worth seeing.
Date of experience: January 2018