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abandon fort, in restoration progress

located in front of Belgica fort, this Nassau for smaller and lower that belgica. looks like... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2016
JoSan_id
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Papua, Indonesia
Old fort from the Dutch colonial era

Fort Nassau is the older (1617) and lower lying of the two adjacent forts in the small town ofBanda... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
AndrevdM
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Varzea, Portugal
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2 Apr 2018
“In desperate need of repair!”
31 Mar 2018
“hmmm”
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This fort sits in the shadow of Benteng Belgica. Cilu Bintang, our guesthouse, peers over the walls of Nassau so, naturally, I took an hour or so to explore the walls. This is all that's really left and much of it looks repaired or replaced...More

Thank Jared F
Reviewed 31 March 2018

it's not really interesting place, because it's only like big walls, that's it.but hope they can take care of this place and make it better.

Thank saimenjuli
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This fort, although it's walls must have been restored, is not spic and span like Bélgica, nor is there anyone requesting a donation. There are no neatly plastered Garrison rooms. There are fine ramparts to walk, nice views (including of Benteng Bélgica) lush grass in...More

Thank FarAway728900
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I think that I am not lucky because when i visited Banda Neira, this fort was not in good condition.

Thank FatimahRamadhani
Reviewed 11 December 2016

"And Grass Shall Grow Over Your Cities." Following the Communal War of 1999-2002 the Central Jakarta Government sunk major funds into Neira historic site renovation, reconstruction and stabilization, including major Dutch Colonial structures like this, Fort Belgica, the Vice-Governor's office, the Harmony Society building, waterfront...More

Thank Kendd
Reviewed 29 November 2016

located in front of Belgica fort, this Nassau for smaller and lower that belgica. looks like abandoned place, but the guide told us still in restoration progress. free entry. worth if you pass by belgica then nassau

Thank JoSan_id
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Fort Nassau is the older (1617) and lower lying of the two adjacent forts in the small town ofBanda Neira. (The other one being Fort Belgica). They provide a unique opportunity to compare fort building styles within one century. Once in Banda they are very...More

Thank AndrevdM
Reviewed 20 September 2016

the place is in the middle of the housing, I had to take footpath to get there. there are so many bushes, wasn't really maintained. lack of information signs. people focused on Belgica Fort, the one bigger. I knew some information about this fort (well...More

Thank Alya P
Reviewed 22 June 2016

it's only the remain of Fort Nassau. The square not complete, it's only remain south and west part. you can enter it free. the access easy, you can reach it by walk. it's located at the southern of Fort Belgica and quite near.

Thank maria u
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Restorations were under way at the time of our visit. The original fort was Portuguese, and the Dutch built on the foundations of the old fort .It has a gruesome history, but today it is a peaceful spot with lovely views of Gunung Api. There...More

Thank Dahabtraveller
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