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Review of Fort Cornwallis

Fort Cornwallis
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Penang Highlights by Trishaw from George Town
Ranked #50 of 141 things to do in George Town
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Reviewed January 15, 2013

Visit only if you really want to catch a bit of Penang's history. The RM2 entry fee is acceptable for Malaysian standards but would have expected better upkeep of the place.

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Reviewed January 10, 2013

What a nice place....IT WAS...few hundred years back. But now its better to call it the Ruines of a Fort due to a VERY POOR MAINTANENCE. Its a historical heritage which was abendoned by the local government i guess. We paid 2 rm per entry for adult but we didnt get where did the money go...simple calculation will show that there should be some money for at least some small works but...no. sadly, even the cannons now function only as ashtrays and dustbins...how so sad

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Reviewed January 10, 2013

The grounds are well maintained but there is limited information about the fort provided. It's ok and helps spend about 30 minutes of the day. No biggie if you miss it.

Thank Sasha M
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Reviewed January 9, 2013

If you traveling with kids, this place must visit!! Lot of historical for Penang story, take half an hour for around this place.

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Reviewed January 9, 2013

Things that are worth to check out could be seen from the outside. The middle part of the Fort is basically a flat ground, with some trees and flowers. There is a statue that is right next to the entrance. Unless you need to take photos with it, don't bother to go in

Thank Fireony
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