Fort Nieuw Amsterdam, Nieuw Amsterdam

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Step back into the 18th century at Fort Nieuw Amsterdam, a fort turned museum which calls the confluence of the rivers Suriname and Commewinje home. The museum grounds feature buildings and items dating back to the 1700s. Highlights include several historical monuments and two gunpowder houses. Take a look at our Nieuw Amsterdam trip generator to schedule your visit to Fort Nieuw Amsterdam and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Crossing the river from Paramaribo to visit Nieuw Amsterdam is a must for anyone interested in the history of the colony. It is a well preserved attraction, and adds to the understanding of the defenc...  more »
  • Nice to visit and see how the country was defended by the Dutch in front of other European countries. Some buildings, as well as the prison are intact and well worth a visit. It is also a nice place, at the mouth of 2 rivers, for relaxation with family and friends.
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  • For you go there you'll come across the bridge that was built in the 1980s by Ballast Nedam-and there for you had to be transferred by boat and by bus towards it. And then you come in what is now the museum is Fort nieuw-Amsterdam it is worth a look, and your back to feel at the time. With prison nearly still in old. So you can see the caught on a wooden groyne had to sleep. And the space even though almost nothing is for you to run. For the rest you can walk around in the outdoor area, where guns are seen from the time from then.
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