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  • Amsterdam Fortress of Ambon City

    Amsterdam Fortress of Ambon City

    Publish 01-01-1970 07:00:00 by Admin

    A. Brief Information Following the establishment of Vereenigde Oost Indische Compagnie (VOC) by the Dutch colonial government in the 17th century, Amsterdam Fortress was built in the city of Ambon, Maluku Province, as the branch of VOC in the eastern Indonesia. The fortress stands nearby the Hila Old Church, and is the second Dutch ...Read more

  • Vredeburg Fort

    Vredeburg Fort

    Publish 17-03-2010 12:14:52 by Admin

    A. Overview Taking a tour to Yogyakarta is incomplete without visiting Malioboro. However, do not get satisfied yet. If you have more time, take a walk to the southward of Malioboro street, to the zero point. This spot at the Grand Post Office (Kantor Pos Besar) intersection is the heart of Yogyakarta. There are several historical ...Read more

  • Mataram Palace’s Fortress

    Mataram Palace’s Fortress

    Publish 16-09-2008 16:08:38 by Admin

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  • Seven-layer Fortress

    Seven-layer Fortress

    Publish 19-04-2008 11:02:38 by Admin

    A. Brief Information Seven-layer fortress, which is commonly called “Benteng Aur Daun” was used as the last defensive fortress by Dalu-dalu soldier under the command of Tuanku Tambusai “Padri Tiger from Rokan.” In the past, it was functioned to avoid the Dutch‘s attack on surrounding area. B. Distinctive Features This ...Read more

  • Indrapatra Fortress

    Indrapatra Fortress

    Publish 26-03-2008 12:09:50 by Admin

    A. Brief Information Indrapatra Fortress was built by the Lamuri Sultanate (The first Hindu Sultanate in Aceh) in the seventh century before Islam came to Aceh. It was built directly face to the Malacca straits for defensive purposes against the aggression of Portuguese. It was Laksamana Malahayati, the first fleet admiral woman in the ...Read more

  • Victoria Fortress

    Victoria Fortress

    Publish 29-05-2008 16:49:52 by Admin

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  • Somba Opu Castle

    Somba Opu Castle

    Publish 29-05-2008 15:47:34 by Admin

    A. Brief InformationIn 1525, The Sultan of Gowa IX named Daeng Matanre Karaeng Tumapa‘  risi‘ kallonna built a castle that was called Somba Opu. In the middle of the  16th century, the castle became a very busy spices port and a  commercial center where many merchants from Asia and Europe  anchored there. On June 24th, ...Read more