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Address: Ujong Pasir, Melaka, Malaysia
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500 year old portuguese

It's interesting for portugueses people. There are people talking as portuguese were talking 500 years ago. I wouldn't reccomend for others but, for portugueses, it's a must:)

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
Sergio R
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Porto, Portugal
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Porto, Portugal
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

It's interesting for portugueses people. There are people talking as portuguese were talking 500 years ago. I wouldn't reccomend for others but, for portugueses, it's a must:)

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143 attraction reviews
326 helpful votes 326 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We wandered down here from our hotel. The square is full of restaurants and their is also a nice walk along the seawall. We ended up eating at one of the restaurants where I had a delicious fish.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

See the historical place and learn about our past. The wide range of restaurant available and the various type of local foods is an experience to be savioured. Hanging round the beach front can be very relaxing

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Baixa da Banheira, Portugal
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113 reviews 113 reviews
86 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Portuguese area in Melaka with some houses that are decorated to celebrate Christmas (when I visited).

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Melaka, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Located in Melaka, this Portugis Settlement becomes super happening during the Christmas Eve. There is carnival like atmosphere-letting off big lantern on the sea side, snow spay spraying, fire works, the Eurasian foods and few bistro to enjoy your nite there. Located facing the straits of Mallacca, this is an ideal place to visit on Christmas Eve where the Eurasian... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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509 reviews 509 reviews
96 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

The Portuguese Settlement was another priority on our list. Basically, these were all the descendants of Portuguese who settled down here, and hence was an interesting infusion of European culture in this part of Malaysia. During Christmastime, they actually hold celebrations, sing carols and decorate their homes beautifully for all to view and visit. The seafront was great as well... More 

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Central Melaka District, Malaysia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
54 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Like this place well with many food choice don't miss this area with excellent service and well spoken English staff.

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Crissier, Switzerland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Lovely Portuguese food from the Eurasian community is served here. Located close to the sea with a wharf stretching out, kind of romantic atmosphere during the night. Friendly community and good music heard while dining Try the crab dish (Portuguese recipe) and the Chicken Devil Curry for a start bur be warned they are hot and spicy dishes but you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Big outdoor food court. Nothing special. Its on the strait of Malacca. You get a nice view of the water and some Islands in the distance. There are other nice views of the water in Melaka. There is a big building going up nearby, so you get some noise from it. I wouldn't go out of my way for a... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Portugese settlement in Melaka for decades had been known as one of the place to go for seafood. From dilapated wooden shacks some 20 years ago, it has turned into some kind of open food court, loosing its old charm for a more modern look and better hygiene but dramatic increase in prices following influx of tourists over the years.... More 

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