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Yogyakarta Fortress Museum

Jl. Jendral Ahmad Yani 6, Yogyakarta 55122, Indonesia
+62 274 586934
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Open Spaces and History

Benteng Vredeburg or Fort Vredeburg is a surprising place for me. There are not many Dutch era... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Randy S
Calgary, Canada
Good for the children

We take our kids to this place in the middle of our relax time at our hotel. Surprisingly the kids... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Muhamad D
Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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An old Dutch fort in Yogyakarta Centre, now a museum and office building
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good49%
  • Average28%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Jl. Jendral Ahmad Yani 6, Yogyakarta 55122, Indonesia
+62 274 586934
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Benteng Vredeburg or Fort Vredeburg is a surprising place for me. There are not many Dutch era military buildings, especially of this size, that have survived. And both the buildings and the grounds seem to be well maintained. We did not have time to explore...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We take our kids to this place in the middle of our relax time at our hotel. Surprisingly the kids love it, they asked questions, taking photos and enjoying every moment of the tour. It also their advance time to know about history...thanks

Thank Muhamad D
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Piece of historical adventure. Old fashioned museum. You would like it if you like visiting museums otherwise you would be better off wandering the alleys of Malioboro or the markets.

Thank MrAksP
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Unless you are Indonesian or Dutch, and take a special interest in Dutch colonial rule and / or the Indonesian struggle for independence, there is really nothing to see in Vredeburg.

Thank Niko P
Reviewed 8 June 2017

closed on mondays. One of good spot for potoghraphy. tourist can visit some museum in this benteng vredeburg. located near with Malioboro

Thank princessnada33
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

On the second day in Yogjakarta we decided to visit Fort Museum. It takes 10 minutes to walk from Hamzah Batik Shop. There is an entrance for Indonesian people and another for international visitors with different prices. The architecture of the building is Dutch inspired,...More

1  Thank iamavoyageur
Reviewed 2 June 2017

You are here in yogyakarta, having traveled for 30h. see all you can! This is in the class of interesting, and ok. hang around a guide so you can hear more about the place.

Thank samtrip12345
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Strategically located in Malioboro Street with really affordable enterance fee. Exhibits consisted by touchscreen monitor (which some of them were broken) and dioramas. The pre-independence part of the museum was nice, but the new order part of the museum was full of propaganda. However, they...More

1  Thank Argya N
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Beautiful computer effects in compiling all the stories of the city and beautiful layout. Worth to spend time. but make sure be there before 4pm. Otherwise you will have to wait next day

Thank kyle n
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This museum is known as Benteng Vredeburg (Fort Vredeburg) as it used to be a Dutch fort during collonialism era. There are several buildings inside, each one has different collections and diorama. You can watch a short movie about the fort and how Indonesia claimed...More

1  Thank Ratri A
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Paul M
23 March 2015|
Response from ranggaslim | Reviewed this property |
hi. if you have any question about this fortress museum, you can contact Phone: +62274 586 934 or visit Jalan Ahmad Yani, no. 6 Yogyakarta or if u want to contact me, you can contact on facebook "insectamimpi"