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Fort Cornwallis
loc marker Kota cornwallis Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah Georgetown 10200 George Town Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
 
Fort Cornwallis 康华利斯堡
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Cannon 大砲
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Fort Cornwallis
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Cannon 大砲
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Interior of Fort Cornwallis
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Fort Cornwallis was built for defense by the British East India Company in the late 18th century. It be renamed as Charles Cornwallis after the Governor-General in Bengal. Currently, it become the most famous on historical landmarks in Penang and it's close to Esplanade and Victoria Memorial Clock.

The Fort Cornwallis was surrounded by 9m wide, 2m deep of the moat roughly, the canon was placed on overlooking the north, south and a long of western waterfront and the wall was estimate about 10 feet high with start formation. This is to prevent the enemy come nearby to fort easily.

Once go inside the fort, you still can see the original structures such as a chapel, prison cells, storage area, a harbour light, the original flagstaff and several old bronze canons that were built over a century ago.

Today, this place is offering a tourist information kiosk, gallery, souvenir shop and cafe. With this, the friendly and knowledgeable tour guides is provided with small fee that able to introduce insightful and historical tour of the fort grounds.
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Mon - Sun: 9.00am - 7.00pm
 
 
Ticket Price
Adult: RM3.00, Child: RM2.00
 
 
Address
Kota cornwallis Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah Georgetown 10200 George Town Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
 
 
 
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+604-263 9855
 
 
 
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