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A Famosa is a post situated in Banda Hilir, Malacca in Malaysia. A Famosa is normally professed as "ei Famosa" despite the fact that the real articulation is "ah Famosa". It likewise signifies "The Famous" in Portuguese.
Banda Hilir has experienced a noteworthy patch up in the previous 500 years. Regardless of what change happens in Banda Hilir, Fort A Famosa stops for as far back as 500 years viewing the Portuguese time, Dutch period, British time and Malaysia Independence time. Fortress A Famosa stops in light or moonlight and no matter what, gleaming and sparkling at its radiant unique structure left 500 years back for the humanity to ponder and acknowledge history.
Fortress A Famosa is arranged in Banda Hilir, neighboring Melaka Palace Muzium, Girls Primary Convent, Guys Secondary Convent and a mobile separation from Melaka Equatorial Hotel. The Famous "Padang Pahlawan" has been supplanted with a shopping center for vacationer.
The fortification was work by Portuguese under the order of Afonso de Albuquerque in 1511. The fortification comprises of four noteworthy towers, some time ago. Inside the fortification dividers, carried on a town around the local area houses. As time passed, Malacca's populace developed and expansion was added to the first post.
Recently or today, the main fixation which never finishes is the war between individuals, nation and countries. In 1641, the fortification changed hands to the Dutch. Dutch kept up the stronghold and did some remodel to the fortress in 1670.
The post needed to experience another change of hands before knowing its last predetermination. In nineteenth century, the Dutch gave the post to British as counteractive action over Napoleon's overcoming from France. Sadly, the British requested for fortification devastation in 1806. Sir Stamford Raffles composed the last predetermination of the fortification as a result of his fixation for history and saved us a little part of the post which is called Fort A Famosa till today.