"Melaka - Porta de Santiago (A Famosa)" Malaysia Things to Do Tip by ant1606

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In the early 1500 the Portuguese had built a fortified city in Melaka and the Porta de Santiago, also named "A Famosa", was the main gate. It's the only feature still standing today as the fortification was destroyed by the Brits upon takeover from the Dutch.

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  • Written Jan 31, 2006
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