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Not a great deal to see

There are quite impressive fortress walls remaining here, but not much else. The history is... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2017
roaming_kiwi58
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Lots of history and great river views

This place was built by two Italian military engineers for the Burmese king to keep the British at... read more

Reviewed February 9, 2017
Peter R
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Buderim, Australia
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Reviewed April 4, 2017

There are quite impressive fortress walls remaining here, but not much else. The history is interesting though. It was constructed in 1860 during the Anglo-Burmese Wars. There were 35 cannons installed here (they were raised and lowered as needed by elephants!) and it was the...More

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Reviewed February 9, 2017

This place was built by two Italian military engineers for the Burmese king to keep the British at bay at the time of the 2nd Anglo Burmese war 1852-1853. The fortress was taken over easily apparently as some Burmese official leaked the fort diagrams to...More

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