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“Brings history to life!”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Fort Cornwallis

Fort Cornwallis
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Private Georgetown Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #47 of 124 things to do in George Town
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“Brings history to life!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2013

If by life you mean being kept alive on a ventilator, one flipped switch away from kicking it, then yes history was indeed alive as the sign said!

On a more serious note the place was interesting and I learnt a lot about Penang's history, albeit in small snippets. The place is well maintained and is worth popping in to take a look.

The canons are really nice too.

Visited July 2013
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“interesting but not well presented”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2013

unfortunately georgetown lost a lot of his colonial glory and the fosrt had the same fate. It is nice and interesting, but not used at its full capacity

Visited April 2013
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“Good to see”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2013

Old fort at the waterfront in old George, well set out and nice to walk around, well maintained and the gardens nice, very cheap entry fee rm2,

Visited July 2013
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“Nothing much as expected”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2013

We havent found much around in fort corn wallis, except to take few photographs around the old walls. A history of the fort is displayed and old cannons around. if you walk outside you will reach to Queen Victoria clock tower and a walk through the sea side will take you to town hall and few other 100 year old buildings. Go here if you would like a walking tour and photography

Visited June 2013
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“Nice display of cannons”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

Cannons where not really fired here our bike your guide said only for special occasion and not to use in war or anything violent....as Malaysia is a pretty peaceful and steady country....so it was interesting to know that they have this fort and all theses cannons just for administrative purpose back then and really not used for wars. Nice site. Take lots of photos!

Visited June 2013
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