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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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Jalan Kota | Bandar Hilir, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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All reviews small gate portuguese history st paul s paul's hill historic place photo taking historical sites worth a visit visit this place nice view nice place remains famosa remnants ruins gatehouse destroyed
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Reviewed 1 week ago

.. if you have ny interest in colonial history but even if not, the hill top site rewards with good views and a breeze.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Christopher N
Reviewed 1 week ago

not too much left to see,another photo op,nice to sit down in the cool of the remains for a few mins in the shade.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DMH70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Compulsory spot for taking photo. The historical structure well maintained. You can go climb the hill to find more historical legacy. Nice souvenirs you can get here at cheap price.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank msyamsulbahari
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Famosa Fort is interesting, although little is left of it. This is where you go to start the climb up to St Pauls Church. Imagining that this was the original site and that the water edge was where we were standing was quite amazing....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Yan669902
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

A very small part of fort remains with the cannon. Very little information available. Melaka tree from where Melaka was named also can be seen here. A Photostop with St Paul hill at the backdrop

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank G2designin
Reviewed 4 January 2019

Quite interesting in knowing the history when we were not born yet...there are a lot of showcase for us to see and learn..

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ketoyokluvtravel
Reviewed 1 January 2019

Just a small piece of the external wall of the historical fort built by the Portuguese. Brick wall structure with a tunnel to walk through, this landmark of Malacca has been standing for hundreds of years. Would be better if there was a guide to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank OnAJoliday
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

One of the great place to visit. Scenic spot for photography it’s all about Stanford Raffles.. was built 1511 and u can climb the hill to see the rest fort.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LovelyJohorean
Reviewed 19 December 2018

There is not much left of the fort except an old gate house. To fully appreciate it, one has to bring a sense of place, a sense of history and a sense of imagination. The fort is the symbol of the beginning of Melaka as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SamC1117
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

It’s a historical site of Melaka and is a must visit otherwise you have never been to this state. Good for kids and photo taking.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank soonsinmy
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391ahmadd
13 March 2017|
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Response from LitaK72 | 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.
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Chook60
26 June 2016|
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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
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