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A' Famosa (Porta de Santiago), Melaka, Malaysia

 
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Distance from city center: 0.5mi
Photoguy's pictureby Photoguy Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 25th of April, 2011
A’Famosa is a great place to visit as it has beautiful structures and architectures that was built in 1511 when the Portuguese conquered Malacca. It was built to help the Portuguese ward off all forms of attacks. This place is great should you want to know more about Malacca’s rich historical background.
One tip here is to bring your cameras as this place houses beautiful architectures and beautiful historic buildings that is unique. For photographers you may want to bring those wide angle or fish-eye lens to capture the beautiful fortress and architectures as a whole.

Address:
Jalan Kota, Melaka



Opening Hours:
9am-6pm

How to get there:
Taxi would be the fastest

On the web:
http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Melaka/Melaka-1281809/Things_To_Do-Melaka-A_Famosa-BR-3.html

 
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