Kota Belanda (Dutch Fort)

One of the main atractions of Pangkor Island, this structure is actually the remains and stone foundations of a 300-year old fort build by the Dutch in 1670.

Located at Teluk Gedung, this fort was one of the Dutch strongholds built to repel pirates and local Malays. It was abandoned after a successful attack by a local warrior, Panglima Kulub and his followers.

In 1973, Muzium Negara (National Museum) undertook the forts reconstruction, making it into a tourist attraction.

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