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Address: Jalan Ujongpasir, Melaka, Malaysia
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Nice atmosphere but needs more attention

The Portuguese settlement isn't easy to reach if you just want to walk from the main tourist area, and probably this is the very reason why is a little tired, most of the tourists... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 February 2014
Dedee3
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Melaka, Malaysia
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Puchong, Malaysia
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014

Went there 2 times. The place is so tourism whereby when we just arrived and walked down from car, we were surrounded by people from the seafood stall, urging you to go their stall, no. 1,3,6,8 and so on. I was so irritated since my baby niece woke up from shocked by their voice. Feel like we were in Shenzhen,... More 

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Melaka, Malaysia
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2014 via mobile

The Portuguese settlement isn't easy to reach if you just want to walk from the main tourist area, and probably this is the very reason why is a little tired, most of the tourists just don't go there. We visited the small museum, with a "private tour" and had a stroll around the place. Worth a visit at night. We... More 

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1 Thank Dedee3
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2013

We arrived at Portuguese Settlement at about 8.00pm. As that day was in the week of Christmas and New Year, most of the houses were decorated with Christmas decor and lighting, beautiful. As soon as we parked our car, a few restaurant sales person approached and hard sell their restaurants. As we do not know which one is the best,... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2013

I'been there on 19th Dec 2013. I felt irriatating with the ppl surround outside ur car once parked. Like what u all did, I surveyed from here and decided hav a try at Stall2 since many good comments given. Unfortunately, all foods there is sucks and nothing special. I bet u can get nicer foods in any seafood restaurant compared... More 

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2 Thank Chris C
Tromso, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2013

Beautiful garden here, clean, lovely . Also known as Mini Lisbon symbolizes the Portuguese community in Malacca.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2013

We insisted on Stall 1 - Sea Terrace after going thru the reviews in Trip Advisor and inspite of the impassioned pleas of the many competing stalls. We were trying to cater for the 3 kids aged 5-9yo instead of the 4 adults amonst our party. We take responsibility for ordering what we ordered, but perhaps the gentleman taking our... More 

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2 Thank paulksyin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2013 via mobile

Nice and cozy, i was there during dusk and was having seafood. Is a Serani settlement (portugese mixed locals) the place was also referred to as portugese village. Very fresh seafood and the taste was absolutely great!! I was at stall no.8 and i had to admit, though the hawker there are rather agressive, but it was still a great... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

I was at stall no 7 with my family and friends of 16 adults and 6 kids at Portuguese Settlement Melaka for dinner and was totally disappointed with how slow the service was. We were made to wait for more than 1 hour and when I went to checked the first time round, I was told by the lady boss... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

The Portuguese Settlement really should be listed under restaurants rather than attractions, because the reason to visit is for its food. We had fantastic (and very inexpensive) seafood meal at stall 2. Although it's technically street food, there are plenty of tables and table service, and the outdoor atmosphere is great on a nice evening. Well worth the cab ride.

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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2013

Boys n girls will rush to you as soon as you enter the Square, persuading you to order food from their stall. It's a big area so we sat and ordered food from Stall #2. Very good food. Steamed fish, "Debel" curry aka "devil"curry with chicken and Malaysia' s staple food rice. All dishes are very good. The "Debel"curry was... More 

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