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Dutch fort

Surrounded by a most this old Dutch fort is just in the center of Kuta Ternate, near Ternate Mall... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Barcelona, Spain
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Lack of information as with all forts in Ternate

As with all the forts in Ternate it lacks information in some other language then Indonesian. It... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
Marcus N
Lomma, Sweden
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22 Jan 2018
“Dutch fort”
21 Dec 2017
“Lack of information as with all forts in Ternate”
Ternate Market, Ternate, Indonesia
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Surrounded by a most this old Dutch fort is just in the center of Kuta Ternate, near Ternate Mall. The museum was closed the days I tried to visit. Interesting to see and free access.

Thank Javier_3456
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

As with all the forts in Ternate it lacks information in some other language then Indonesian. It would be interesting to get the story of Ternate; the sultanate and the trading countries and how the forts came to be in the powerstruggle between the portoguese,...More

Thank Marcus N
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Walked the wall tops and enjoyed it though they are incomplete and blocked in one spot. Inside are some buildings in usable condition and some complete ruins, none of which contain educational materials for the visitor. A group of men in uniform watched glumly as...More

Thank FarAway728900
Reviewed 16 January 2017

a fort located in the downtown of Ternate. Lack of maintenance make this place lack of interesting. it only take for less than 15 minutes to explore this place.

Thank harry_mdj
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Oranje Fort is one of historical place in Ternate. There were so many renovations inside and outside. The new courtyard is nice. However, it's very dirty place. So many garbage everywhere. The government doesn't really put attention to this place

Thank Jeanne E
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Very old property owned by the VOC and located near the shopping areas! The museum concentrates on military artifacts and there cannons visible on the wall looking out over the main ferry docks. Worth dropping in if you're near or have a big interest in...More

Thank Bernard C
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

The first headquarter of V.O.C. (Dutch East India Company). The government has recently spent a quite considerable amount of money to renovate this site, and the result is quite good. The sea shoreline earlier went up to the fortified headquarter's walls, and the complex must...More

Thank ulfulf
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Historical place that haven't been looking after properly yet and not that ready for national & international travelers.

Thank Travelenjoyment4
Reviewed 19 January 2016

When we visited the fort they were in the middle of extensive renovations that will see the military barracks moved out of the area and the fort will be shown as an historical monument. We enjoyed walking the walls and imagining the history that has...More

Thank skyetime
Reviewed 11 November 2015

If the walls could speak, quite a few stories about this fort and it's history. Set back away from the waterfront as opposed to the other forts, this one is much larger in scale and you can see quite a bit in terms of design...More

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