Java Central Cilacap Fort Karang Bolong

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

Java Central Cilacap Fort Karang Bolong

Fort Karang Bolong is located in the southeast part of Nusakambangan island, on a hill at the beach. The entrance gate is a brick blockhouse commprising two rooms with arched doors. The first room measures 7.8 m x 5.3 m x 3.56 m and a 1.1 m thick wall. Inside the room are 4 embrasures on the west and east walls, and 2 embrasures on the north and south walls. Nest to the gate is a 7.82 m x 5.3 m room connected with an arched door measuring 2.2 m x 1 m x 1.97 m. There is an loop measuring 0.78 m x 0.67 m with a 0.5 diameter recess, facing the entrance. Parallel to the loop are 4 of 40 cm high and 12 cm wide. The

n follow several rooms built into the hill walls: 2 tunnels and 5 rooms on the first floor and one on the stairs leasing to the blockhouse at the top of the hill. On the first floor is a big room measureing 11 m x 5 m.

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