Inferring strong affinity to Portugal, this place has been called Mini Lisbon. Located only 5km from the Melaka Town at Ujong Pasir, Melaka. There are 1,500 people from 116 families who live in the Portuguese Settlement, established in 1930. This settlement encompasses 13 acres with eight acres occupied by dwellings, the rest being taken up by a school, playing field and children playground. There is an unique survival of 16th century Portugal kept alive through language, customs, songs and dance?forms.