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province bengkulu or in english called bencoolen, located in part of west coast line of sumatera island, capital of bengkulu city. one of the history places in bengkulu is fort marlborough. i visit this this place in my spare time in doing biztrip. According to...More
Easy to access, low cost to enter, great for views and for photographs. A lot of history here. If the city council were able to provide some displays which are written in English then a western visitor will benefit from the additional information.
This place is a place for people who loves history and heritage! Beautiful and enormous Fort. Situated at the heart of Bengkulu City, Fort Marlborough is easily accessed from everywhere. Wonderful view of the ocean and have very good display rooms for you to learn...More
It was very beautiful, IMHO it typicals castle in England in a very small scale. The local government takes it carefully.
Here, I just understood that Bencoolen vs Singapore were the exchanged area between Netherlands and England. So that Bencoolen in Singapore means Bengkulu. Like...More
We spent about one hour here . It was a great experience though for me much less of a learning experience because very little of the presentation is in English. It would have been great to have more of the signage in English or maybe...More
Sprawling relic of British rule of this area. Wonderful view of the ocean from the top, lots of selfie opportunities in old cells, etc. Graves of British administrators are inside. There's just something about the place that suggests the deep history of the area.
The place to visit when in the city of bengkulu is the castle fort of malborough. The fort is located not far from downtown bengkulu. This castle is a relic of history that is still well preserved. Climbing up this castle directly facing nature makes...More