Ternate Fort Tolukko

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

Ternate Fort Tolukko

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Fort Tolukko was built by the Portuguese on the island of Ternate in Indonesia’s Maluku Islands. Also known as Benteng Hollandia, it was first built in 1512 in support of Portuguese efforts to monopolise the lucrative clove trade and to entrench their dominance over other European powers. It was restored by the Dutch in 1610 who became the dominant power in Maluku

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