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Stamford Raffles Palace

Address: Jalan Jendral Sudirman, Bengkulu, Indonesia
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Ranked #5 of 7 Attractions in Bengkulu
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

Raffles was a pretty enlightened guy for his age. A couple of hundred years ago, he took the trouble to learn Malay, wrote enthusiastically about the culture and history of the Indonesian archipelago, explored the ruins of a little-known Javanese stupa called Borobodur and made detailed records of the fabulous fauna and flora of Sumatra. His name is immortalized in... More 

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