A Famosa Fort

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A Famosa Fort
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This 16th century Portuguese fort has been mostly destroyed; in its heyday it occupied a massive area and contained numerous government buildings, churches and hospitals.
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Shuddho G
Kolkata (Calcutta), India798 contributions
A must do in Malacca
Feb 2020
When in Malacca this is one place that needs to be compulsorily visited as the history and heritage of the place is ingrained.
Written 10 October 2020
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Jimmy Ong
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia329 contributions
Fort
Aug 2020 • Family
A piece of fort for tourists to take photos. Been here for hundreds of years. Nothing much around that you can do. Few cannons. Take lots of photos
Written 22 August 2020
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Lian Tiong G
Subang Jaya, Malaysia3,572 contributions
Solid Herirage
Jun 2020 • Couples
We like to visit the A Formisa Fort whenever we are in Melaka. Solid history behind the Fort and great heritage from Portuguse reign of Melaka from 1511 to 1641. Picturesque and good location for photo shoots. Best time to visit is in the early morning at about 7 am to enjoy the cool and fresh air and less crowd. Nice sun rise view if you adventure to go up the St Paul's Hill sitting behind the Fort.
Written 11 June 2020
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LESTERSEOW@SEU338E
Penang Island, Malaysia117 contributions
A Historical Place in Melaka History!
May 2019
There isn't much to see but it is a very important place and this place play a very huge part in shaping Melaka and Malaysia history. This is a must visit place to visit if you are in Melaka. It is very iconic!
Written 16 April 2020
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Sérgio M
14 contributions
Great historical fort from the age of Descobrimentos Portugueses!
Feb 2020
Amazing to see how Portuguese got so far 500 years ago. This historical fort with Portuguese name is for sure a landmark in the UNESCO city of Malaca.
Written 8 March 2020
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Rosario_it
Belgium1,824 contributions
Old Portuguese Fort
Mar 2019
The Fort is not far from St Paul's Church.
The Fort has been built from the Portuguese and now there is only some part of the walls which remain because the British destroyed large part of the walls.
The most remarkable part which remains is the "Porta de Santiago".
Written 25 February 2020
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zalnikor
ottawa canada553 contributions
Not much to see here
Feb 2020 • Solo
Really very little to see. But if you go to Dutch Square you will see what's left of the Fort,a small area with a few cannons.Nothing interesting.
Written 19 February 2020
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ceenu1969
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates33 contributions
one day visit
Mar 2019
good for one day go for some offer tickets and combo

one full day can spend and shopping and kfc outlets at the exit gates
Written 12 February 2020
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macedonboy
Glasgow, UK149,633 contributions
Landmark old fort
Feb 2020
This building is the remains of a Portuguese fort and one of the oldest surviving European built buildings in Malacca. There’s not much to see as it’s mostly ruins and you wouldn’t know that it formerly served as an entrance to the city or even guess it’s a fort unless you read the description about this building. This building is located next to the Sultanate Palace and the Proclamation Of Independence Memorial, so it’s worth a quick detour if in the area.
Written 5 February 2020
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Lian Tiong G
Subang Jaya, Malaysia3,572 contributions
Great Heritage of Malacca
Jan 2020 • Couples
A standing history of 1511 Pertuguese presence in Malacca. A must visit sight seeing spot for tourists to Malacca. The fort is a small remain of the long past history of Melaka. A heritage well preserved.
Written 30 January 2020
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