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“Part of history”
Review of A Famosa Fort

A Famosa Fort
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Ranked #18 of 144 things to do in Melaka
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Owner description: 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.
Singapore, Singapore
Level 4 Contributor
21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Part of history”
Reviewed August 28, 2012

Nothing really much to see as the gate was the only thing left standing from the famous fort as much as been destroyed. Still worth a visit as the gate symbolizes how grand the fort is during that time.

Visited August 2012
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Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Old gate ruin”
Reviewed August 13, 2012

Bit disappointed to see the ruined gate after reading many articles that created the hype. Nevertheless a must see historical site in Malaysia,

Visited August 2012
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Thailand
Level 6 Contributor
133 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Only a wall left standing”
Reviewed August 9, 2012

This is a place that's definitely more interesting to read about than to visit. There's really only one wall left to see!

Visited August 2012
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Durham, NC
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Only merits a quick stop”
Reviewed July 29, 2012

When I approached this fort, I thought, "This is it?" For all of the hype, A'Famosa is extremely small, and there is only one sign giving information. It should definitely be a part of your visit in Melaka, but you won't need to stay long.

Visited July 2012
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Muntinlupa, Philippines
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61 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“A part of history”
Reviewed July 18, 2012

This is a small area that plays an important role in the history of Malaysia. Its worth the visit

Visited July 2012
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