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Fort Marlborough, Bengkulu

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Built in the 18th century by the East India Company, Fort Marlborough once served as an English defensive structure, considered one of the strongest in this part of the world. Pick up a free guidebook at the entrance of the thick walls and tour the jail, ammunition storage, army housing, and an underground tunnel. Be sure to head up to the top floor for views of the Indian Ocean, and keep your eyes peeled for a few cannons still stationed there. For extra details on the attraction, consider visiting with an English-speaking guide. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Fort Marlborough by using our Bengkulu tour planner.
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  • Aku suka dengan sejarah dan tempat ini adalah tujuan pertama saat sampai d bengkulu, ketika masuk ad penjaga tuk beli tiket, dan benteng ini cukup luas, berbagai macam ruang ad, yang agak seram ruang ...  more »
  • Masuk ke benteng ini anda pasti membayangkan kondisi pada masa penjajahan. Pemandangan yang indah dari atas benteng, menyaksikan meriam2 sebagai saksi jaman perang. Sayang informasi tentang benteng da...  more »
  • I got a special feeling when I entered this fort. The gate wellcomed me when I turned my face toward them. The tidy and well maintained grass give the impression like the fort is still in use. Infact ...  more »