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Benteng Van der Wijck, Kebumen
(3.8/5 based on 20 reviews on the web)
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Great visit to trace back our great history about the occupation of Dutch. The great history of prince Diponegoro who fought heroically to protect our right 
  • Despite that the area of this fort was being heavily commercialized, its still nice to see that one of the building from the early era of colonization was still standing. but for me, rather than the g...  more »
  • harga tiket masuk 25rb per orang termasuk 2 tiket untuk naik kereta di atas benteng dan waterpark. Namun kami kesulitan menemukan waterpark. Di dalamnya terdapat hotel wisata yang tidak terlalu besar....  more »
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  • Another historical place of Indonesia. It is an octagonal-shaped fortress which id built by the Dutch during Netherlands-Indie era. The fort was built with bricks up to the roof so it is so strong that they can put a railway around the edge of the roof (I don't know if it is built back then or later). Too bad the building is not well maintained, it is presented as empty as it is, no informative signs, displays or dioramas to explain about the historical moments of the fort it self. It is more of a recreational area nowadays with one mini train brings visitors go around seeing the scenery from the roof top, children playground, music stage, foodcourt, swimming pool etc.
  • Old fort. Part of the historical years of Java War (1825-1830), one of the biggest war the Dutch have to fight in Nederland-Indie. Worth to visit, but they need more interesting way to tell the tale of the fort, especially for student visitor.
  • Cocok banget bagi yang mau cari foto bagus dan berasa di luar negeri. Sayangnya, bentengnya kurang terawat jadi terkesan kumuh.
  • So clasic. Historical banget
  • Amazing and historical place.