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2-Day Private Tour of Malacca from Kuala Lumpur
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Historical Malacca Full-Day Tour from Kuala Lumpur including Lunch
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good36%
  • Average30%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“sea breeze” (4 reviews)
“prawns” (3 reviews)
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Jalan Ujongpasir, Melaka, Malaysia
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Reviewed 28 December 2014

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

1  Thank Daniel N
Reviewed 26 December 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...More

Thank Arivin657
Reviewed 25 December 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...More

Thank TheArcticStar
Reviewed 30 November 2014

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

1  Thank 05031972
Reviewed 12 September 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...More

Thank 800gabriella
Reviewed 30 August 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...More

1  Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

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...More

3  Thank spkster
Reviewed 26 July 2014

1st sign it's a tourist trap : Once you get out of your car, multiple shop owners will swarm over you, shoving menus in your face and attempting to pull you over to their store. 2nd sign : My wife and I are not a...More

1  Thank clubhead
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Gotta drive or take a cab there. Not easy to find as it isn't well signposted. Quiet place with small population of 1k+ residents, so, visit during Portuguese festivals as younger generations return to it from city. Very bustling with activities and fun then. Tiny...More

1  Thank Wendy Y
Reviewed 9 June 2014

the portuguese settlement is not an old historic place. it was an attempt to support a tiny community and give them a "home". the square host a number of sea food restaurants in the evenings and is a lively place during weekends and public holidays....More

Thank larslindbeck
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8 November 2016|
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Response from Koa K | Reviewed this property |
Normally in the past, a few weeks before Christmas time, they started to decorate but the decoration was very simple and not as grand as expected.. In fact, there are only a few shops and few Portuguese restaurants inside... More
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