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Zona Velha

Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
+351 926 015 727
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Lovely Area

Great area to browse the shops and to look for a restaurant to eat. The painted doors are wonderful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JenDan
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Bronx, New York
really nice area

the area has as the main attraction a number of painted doors on the main streat and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hogsted
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Lystrup, Denmark
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“painted doors” (10 reviews)
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Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
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+351 926 015 727
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great area to browse the shops and to look for a restaurant to eat. The painted doors are wonderful and the locals are great.

Thank JenDan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the area has as the main attraction a number of painted doors on the main streat and the sidestreets. But there is also a number of cozy restaurants

Thank hogsted
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Colourful painted doorways and an artistic feel. This is a great place to explore with some lovely restaurants to stop for a bite to eat or return to of an evening.

Thank Anna B
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

end your walk with a drink at the bar in this square ant look at this amazing little chuch and reed its history

Thank jayne b
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

Does ANY visitor to Madeira not visit Funchal's old town? If so, then (s)he misses a very colourful, atmospheric and, yes, blatantly touristy part of the island's capital!

Thank ReinhardW
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

We walked around the Area, which was Interesting to see all the Painted Windows and Doors. We got Coffee at as little Cafe . The Area was nice to See.

Thank andypandaNashville
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

We loved this area, it felt like a step back in time, with cobbled streets and decorated houses. Well woth a visit.

Thank john e
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Reviewed June 6, 2018

The differently painted dors are really beautiful and zhis old patt of Funchal has a a lot of charme.

Thank milou_841
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

We found the narrow streets very clean and picturesque. We wandered around exploring then stopping for a cake and coffee. Several areas are pedestrianised.

Thank mousebirdEngland
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Reviewed May 26, 2018

Nicely intact old town part and in english also on the heritage plaques . 10 years ago there was also some decay on buildings , now even more if you know where to look.

Thank hkwaks
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