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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
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
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
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
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
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
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