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Fort Cornwallis

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About this place
Fort Cornwallis was built in the year 1786, after Francis Light gain possession of Penang Island from Sultan of Kedah
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Joseph
Joseph
December 02, 2019
"Fort Cornwallis is a star fort in Georgetown, Penang Malaysia, built by the British East India Company in the late 18th century. Fort Cornwallis is the largest standing fort in Malaysia. A great place to visit to soak in the history and of course the sea breeze!
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Home Key
September 29, 2019
Fort Cornwallis is a bastion fort in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, built by the British East India Company in the late 18th century. Fort Cornwallis is the largest standing fort in Malaysia. The fort never engaged in combat during its operational history
Kenny
Kenny
August 15, 2019
Fort Cornwallis is the largest standing fort in Malaysia. Named after Marquis Charles Cornwallis, the star-shaped bastion is one of the oldest structures in Penang.
Toy Huah
Toy Huah
February 07, 2018
Fort Cornwallis is a star fort in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, built by the British East India Company in the late 18th century. Fort Cornwallis is the largest standing fort in Malaysia. The fort never engaged in combat during its operational history (Wikipedia). A great place to visit to soak in…
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December 28, 2017
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Location
George Town, Pulau Pinang 10200
Phone+60 4-263 9855
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 10:00 PM