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A Famosa Fort

Jalan Kota | Bandar Hilir, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
+60 16-992 9042
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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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  • Average34%
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  • Terrible1%
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Jalan Kota | Bandar Hilir, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
+60 16-992 9042
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The oldest surviving Portuguese / European fortress remains is a must see. From its last remaining bricked building to the many cannons displayed on the lawn. Located at the foot of St Paul's Hill, an idea is to first visit the St Paul's Ruins at...More

Thank marfield49
Reviewed 2 days ago

this fort is very old and when you find out the history of this building and see the old grave stones you will take in the gravity of the area and how it got there, worth a look

Thank stephen2912
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were drawn to the fort by the song 'Country Road' sang by a couple , sitted in a shaded corner in the interior of the fort. This fort must really have been well built in those days to be still able to he standing...More

Thank GAN L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small fort place . Quite a hotspot for some photographing. Walking thru short tunnel and it lead to church Ruin.

Thank Nylira Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stop by Melaka Freeport Outlet was an amazing experience. The building was very ancient building design to give the signature of British time when they were in our land. Nice place to stop on our way back to KL

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even with small kids I managed to bring them all up the fort, just be ready with wipes, tissues and plenty of water. If you don't have any, there are many sellers selling drinks once up there at the fort. Nice souvenirs can be found...More

Thank Effa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think this is one of the top spots to visit in Melaka. Very Historical and you can also tell how Melaka develop it's culture.

Thank EricksonMapote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited A Famosa twice. At A Famosa, you can see a small section of the fort left. This place is a walking distance from the red church and Jonker Street. This place is suitable for history lovers and people who are keen to...More

Thank Jonathan Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you love the history you have to visit a Tomas's fort it's unique and interesting , You will find the smell of Portuguese civilization

Thank omarrr72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are few remaining buildings from earlier occupation so including this one in your sightseeing is easy.

Thank ChristineB21_21
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Ahmad D
13 March 2017|
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Response from Lita K | Reviewed this property |
You can just go around by yourself. You may walk from down town and all heritage places is in walking distance. The sign n map are easy to find. Enjoy your time.
26 June 2016|
Response from Kamalmo | Reviewed this property |
Not that far as A Famosa is in the city centre. You can take a cab from the terminal and charges between RM20-30