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    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 ... detail... »

  • 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 ... detail... »

  • 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 ... detail... »

  • 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 ... detail... »

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    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, ... detail... »

  • A. Overview Marlborough fort is one of the mainstay historical and cultural tourism objects in Bengkulu province. This legacy of British in the beginning of the 18th century was built by the East Indian Company (the largest British trading enterprises in the archipelago) during six years (1713-1719) under the leadership of Governor ... detail... »

  • A. Overview Kuto Besak Fortress had been built for 17 years, which its construction begun in 1780 AD and officially inaugurated on Monday, February 21, 1797. The fortress was included in royal building in the eighteenth century as the center of the Sultanate of Palembang. The idea of establishing the fortress came from Sultan Mahmud ... detail... »

  • A. Overview Buton palace fortress is one of historical tourism objects in Bau-Bau city, Southeast Sulawesi Province, Indonesia. The Buton Sultanate fortress was built in the 16th century by the Sultan of Buton III named La Sangaji entitled Sultan Kaimuddin (1591-1596). At first, the fortress was built in the form of piles of stones arranged ... detail... »

  • A. Overview Otanaha fortress was built around 1522 by King Ilato. The foundation of the fortress was initiated by the Portuguese ship captain who docked at Gorontalo Port to strengthen their defense and security from the enemy attack. The fort was made of sand, limestone, and the Malio’s eggs as cement material. According to the story, King ... detail... »