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Address: Ahmad Yani street, Bengkulu, Indonesia
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Small Monument Near Fort Marlborough

This monument is located at Ahmad Yani Street, in Kampung Cina (Chinatown), Bengkulu, and dedicated to Thomas Parr, the British Resident of Bengkulu who was killed in 1807. Very... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2016
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Bengkulu, Indonesia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It looks like neglected monument in the middle of city. Nothing special. It's historical building though.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

This monument is located at Ahmad Yani Street, in Kampung Cina (Chinatown), Bengkulu, and dedicated to Thomas Parr, the British Resident of Bengkulu who was killed in 1807. Very close to Fort Marlborough,

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

For me the one thing i really love is the cleannes of the places. This building positioned near traditional market but still stau clean. Its a simple monument. Nothing to see actually.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

It is located within 5 minutes walk from Marlborough fort and/or Chinesetown. It stood lonely, no explanation whatsoever. The building itself is in good condition. But that is all. One good thing, it is located on the way to the ford, to Chinesetown, and to Tapak Paderi Beach. So you could stop for a minute to look at it.

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Chengdu, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

Bencoolen was hardly the most noteworthy of Britain's colonies. All it ever produced was a bit of pepper and graveyards full of malaria victims. They eventually traded it for the Malaysian port of Melaka, and it seems that the Dutch, in gaining Bencoolen (now Bengkulu) got the raw end of the deal. It is no exaggeration to say that Sumatra's... More 

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