Buton Palace Fortress, Southeast Sulawesi

Buton Palace Fortress, The Largest Fortress in The World

Not many people are aware that the Buton Palace Fortress is, in fact, considered to be the largest and most unique fortress in the world. Situated in the town of Bau bau, in Southeast Sulawesi Province, the fortress is listed in the Guiness Book of Records of September as the largest fortress in the world which was similarly acknowledged[…]

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Kuto Besak Fortress, The Icon Of South Sumatra

Standing atop the 10 meters high and 288.75 meters long thick walls of Kuto Besak Fortress, one looks down on the passing boats and ships on the Musi River below. Built during the 17th century, Kuto Besak Fort is a legacy of the Palembang Darussalam Sultanate, that ruled from 1550-1823. Acting as a defense post, the location of[…]

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