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Took Some Photos

The Entry is free, we took some photos. But when we want to leave the place, some old man, ask us... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Louise W
Manado, Indonesia
Good conserved...

Good place for short stop. Near to Kota Ternate. Interesting, that even today Is very well... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
Jirka Š
Czech Republic
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South of Kota Ternate, Ternate, Indonesia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Entry is free, we took some photos. But when we want to leave the place, some old man, ask us for money (not specific amount) but we ok for that.

Thank Louise W
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Good place for short stop. Near to Kota Ternate. Interesting, that even today Is very well kept.....

Thank Jirka Š
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Well preserved fort, very near the sea and not very far away from Kuta Ternate. Very easy access by ojek . Near the fort other interesting places as Ngade lagoon or Panorama Cafe ( very nice views of the nearby islands of Maitara and Tidore)

Thank Javier_3456
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

The Kalamata Fort is a small wellkept fort with origins from the portoguese in 1540 - the starfort was built by the dutch in early 1600. Clean and well kept. The fort is small and there isnt really that much to see but the way...More

Thank Marcus N
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Best preserved stonework fort in Ternate, but no cannons. Only one sign, all in Indonesian, with history.so much more could be done.

Thank FarAway728900
Reviewed 17 January 2017

a well maintenance fort on seaside with beautiful sea views. there's no activities or another attraction inside this fort. it takes only less than 30 minutes to explore this place.

Thank harry_mdj
Reviewed 24 October 2016

5 shape fort in the Ternate, with beautiful landscape. the front side is tidore strait and the back side is Gamalama mountain. i enjoy the view and has a good spot for photos. i think the best time to visit is early morning around 7-8...More

Thank Elvibandanaku
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Was built by Portuguese then conquered by Dutch colonial, now within the government hand, still has no significant attraction.

Thank Farano_Gunawan
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Not very interesting site really, it's quite small, nothing overly special about it. It does have a nice view of some of the neighboring islands but that's about it. If you are doing a day tour of ternate I would probably skip it as there...More

Thank TristanP83
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Easily accessible, well preserved and surprisingly small. Famously shaped like a turtle. Makes you reflect on the old struggles for monopoly of the spice trade in this area. Was this fort really thought to be big enough?

Thank ulfulf
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