Portuguese Village (Medan Portugis)
Try the devil curry
What we say:
Along the coast a few kilometres outside Melaka is the home of the remaining Portuguese community.
They have maintained their Catholic faith and some still speak a Portuguese dialect called kristang.
You won't find much happening in the middle of the day, but at night the open-air restaurants lure diners for a feast of grilled seafood and Eurasian dishes like devil curry.
The village really comes to life during holidays like Festa San Pedro (in June) and Christmas with processions and cultural shows.
Reach the Portuguese Village by Town Bus 17, bike, or taxi.
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