Indonesia, Central Indonesia Forts

South Kalimantan Tabanio Fort Tabanio

South Kalimantan Tabanio Fort Tabanio

Written by on May 21, 2012 in Indonesia, Central Indonesia Forts with 0 Comments

South Kalimantan Tabanio Fort Tabanio http://www.bentengindonesia.org/benteng.php?id=456 Tabanio is a strategic area with high economic potentials because of the pepper yards and fisheries, and also because there are gold mines in Palaihari area, southeast of the fort. Tabanio had been coveted by foreign traders. When VOC arrived at the place, they made agreements with Banjar Kingdom, with the […]

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South Sulawesi Sanrobone Fort Sanrobone

South Sulawesi Sanrobone Fort Sanrobone

Written by on May 21, 2012 in Indonesia, Central Indonesia Forts with 0 Comments

South Sulawesi Sanrobone Fort Sanrobone http://www.bentengindonesia.org/benteng.php?id=505 The area around Fort Sanrobone is a densely populated settlement with many fishponds own by the people. There is the tomb of Sanrobone King near the mosque, which is the site of pilgrimage by the people. In the northeast field a traditional dwelling has been built, used to conduct […]

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South Sulawesi Makassar Fort Rotterdam

South Sulawesi Makassar Fort Rotterdam

Written by on May 21, 2012 in Indonesia, Central Indonesia Forts with 0 Comments

South Sulawesi Makassar Fort Rotterdam http://www.bentengindonesia.org/benteng.php?id=520 Fort Rotterdam or Fort Ujung Pandang (Fri Pandang) is a fortress of the Kingdom of Gowa-Tallo heritage. The location of the fort was located on the west coast city of Makassar, South Sulawesi. The fort was built in 1545 by the King of Gowa to a named I-9 manrigau […]

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Gorontalo Otanaha Fort

Gorontalo Otanaha Fort

Written by on May 21, 2012 in Indonesia, Central Indonesia Forts with 0 Comments

Gorontalo Otanaha Fort http://www.bentengindonesia.org/benteng.php?id=216 Benteng Otanaha is a tourist attraction located on a hill in the Village Dembe I, West City District, the city of Gorontalo. The fort was built around the year 1522. Otanaha fortress situated on a hill, and have 4 pieces and 348 pieces of a haven to the top of the […]

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Gorontalo Fort Oranje

Gorontalo Fort Oranje

Written by on May 21, 2012 in Indonesia, Central Indonesia Forts with 0 Comments

Gorontalo Fort Oranje http://www.bentengindonesia.org/benteng.php?id=217 In the past, the people living around Fort Oranje were ethnics from Buol, a Gorontalo ethnic group descendants from Gorontalo Kingdom. In the middle of the 15th � 16th centuries, the Europeans who came to Indonesia on their voyage to the East were the Portuguese who occupied the Maluku and Ternate […]

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NTT Solor Lohayong Fort Lohayong/Henricus

NTT Solor Lohayong Fort Lohayong/Henricus

Written by on May 20, 2012 in Indonesia, Central Indonesia Forts with 0 Comments

NTT Solor Lohayong Fort Lohayong/Henricus http://www.bentengindonesia.org/benteng.php?id=434 Fort Lohayong or Fort Henricus is made of stone layers with a mixture of lime and sand. The fort faces northeast and there is a bastion in each of its corners. The bastions in the east and south are square; the bastion in the west corner is half a circle […]

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Southeast Sulawesi Wanci Wakatobi Fort Liya

Southeast Sulawesi Wanci Wakatobi Fort Liya

Written by on May 20, 2012 in Indonesia, Central Indonesia Forts with 0 Comments

Southeast Sulawesi Wanci Wakatobi Fort Liya http://www.bentengindonesia.org/benteng.php?id=532 The area around the fort is the dwelling settlement of local people, comprising plain houses. There is a local road of compacted cement, of 1.5 meters wide. In the west the coast is visible; the people earn their living by working in the plantations/yards and as fishermen. Akses Menuju […]

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Southeast Sulawesi Wakatobi Taepabu village Fort Baluara

Southeast Sulawesi Wakatobi Taepabu village Fort Baluara

Written by on May 20, 2012 in Indonesia, Central Indonesia Forts with 0 Comments

Southeast Sulawesi Wakatobi Taepabu village Fort Baluara http://www.bentengindonesia.org/benteng.php?id=528 The fort is located on a stone hill that has been turned into yards by the local people. Along the beach, along Jaya Makmur-Togo Binongko Axis road. North of the fort is Taepabu hamlet where the peoples main source of living is fishing and working in the yards. […]

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