Fort Teremba, La Foa
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Fort Teremba is a former fort and a prison located near Moindou in New Caledonia, which came to be set up to house prisoners and the supervisory staff. The prisoners were brought to build road network Canala-Bourail-Boulouparis. It overlooks Teremba Bay (Uarai Bay), opposite the mouth of the La Foa River, 124 kilometres north of Noumea.The fort was further strengthened following the revolt by Kanak people against the French Colonial rule, in 1878, when they had besieged the prison. The fort was closed in 1898.Work out when and for how long to visit Fort Teremba and other La Foa attractions using our handy La Foa trip builder.
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Ancien fort et bagne dont les bâtiments ont été restaurés par des bénévoles . Outre l intérêt de ces bâtisses et le triste constat des conditions de détention des bagnards , tout au long de la visite ... read more »Old fort and prison whose buildings have been restored by volunteers. Addition to the interest of these buildings and the sad fact of the conditions of detention of convicts throughout the visit is told the history of colonization. From the point of view of the colonists and the native inhabitants. A good introduction to understand the differences between people that you encounter while visiting the Pebble (the NC name used here), a sound and light at the end of winter. Inquire for datesshow original
Pour l'ignard que je suis en ce qui concerne l'histoire calédonienne , cette visite est super interressante, le site est superbe et bien entretenu la visite bien strucurée et très fournie en documenta... read more »For the ignard I am in Caledonian history, this visit is super interesting, the site is superb and well maintained the visit well strucuree and very provided documentation and artefacts. I think I understood what happened!show original
Visite très intéressante retraçant le bagne dans le secteur. Très bien pensé pour les enfants avec des écriteaux adaptés et des petits loisirs. A ne pas manquer pour les mordus d'histoires du bagne en... read more »Very interesting visit tracing the penal colony in the area. Very well thought out for the children with appropriate signs and small recreation. Not to be missed for fans of stories of the hulks in New Caledonia.show original
A fort which housed the convicts in the 1800s. Not in use now.
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