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Address: Jalan Parameswara, Alor Gajah 78000, Malaysia
Phone Number: 0169929042
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This 16th century Portuguese fort has been mostly destroyed; in its heyday...

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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This is one of the tourist attraction to the historical state of Malaysia (Melaka). This is a Portuguese fortress located in Malaysia. There is little left of this ironic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Malaysia
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the tourist attraction to the historical state of Malaysia (Melaka). This is a Portuguese fortress located in Malaysia. There is little left of this ironic building.It gets us an idea of the Portuguese and Dutch rulings in our country from 1500-1800 covering the Malay, Portuguese, Dutch and English History. There are Dutch tombs and Portuguese tombs.... More 

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Batam, Indonesia
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36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter need some history lesson and this is the best place to learn about history from 1511-1800 covering Malay, Portuguese, Dutch and English history.

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Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

What remains is a big wall which is very distinctive: more than that, the entire area is alive. There were buskers along the way up and the walk up wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. 

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Robertson
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Melaka is legendary to any student of history with it exotic trading past and it many layers of colonial influence. There is little left of this iconic building thanks to the destructive tendencies of the Dutch and British, what is left is surrounded by modern mess - stalls selling cheap tat and some wannabe singer caterwauling in the remains of... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Fort is on a steep hill. Nothing much to see but it on looks very beautiful view from the top. Better to visit in the morning hours.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

This is very close to the city centre,you have to walk down little bit from the church.A section of the fort is on display with few canon outside it.This place is very calm & quite,lots of tourist are coming.Once the fort was extended quite far,you can find that part of the street now. The independent hall & sultanat place are... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

It looks big in the picture, but small in reality. The only Port de Santiago left in Malaysia. Nothing much to see around but worth a visit.

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Georgetown, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

From the history point of view it is worth a visit but nothing much to see besides it is just a piece of wall that protected Malacca. However the wall itself is very unique because of its shape looked like "A". It is pretty easy to find and not far away from the famous Red Square and Jonker Street.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

Love this place. If you come with own car, it wud be difficult to find parking. I parked in the shopping mall car park and it wasn't really far to walk. But climbed up the hill wud be a bit tiring but Was a good exercise tho 😊.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

too some pics on this great wall my family loved this place so much and i recommend any visitor to be here

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