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Leboh Light, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Can be seen from outside and its not a good attraction to visit. Only served as a landmark and located near the georgetown centre

Thank Himawan W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entrance dee wasn't too cheap and there is not too much to see. It's quite small. We walked around for maybe 30 minutes. Wouldnt go again.

Thank Dale P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Molly gave a very interesting interesting tour and explained the fort’s interesting history to us. We were walking around the fort, and she kindly gave us a tour even though we were between scheduled tours. The fort has a nice view of the water and...More

Thank Brec R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fort built during the war period, bunker, pwder room, view of penang from sea side. Not much to do during our visit bcs renovation, almost half area cant be visited. Some event took place there.

Thank dolin_wj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What i don’t like the most is that it’s under construction but they still charge us the same fees as it was when it’s not under construction. Writings and pictures near the cannons are not that readable as the colour has faded.

Thank Freedom798108
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had read lots of reviews about the fort so I knew it wasn't massive but I love history! The fort itself is small and there isn't a great deal to do, but if you have walked past all the old colonial architecture of George...More

Thank Sayers1988
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited during August 2018, the woman at the entrance failed to tell visitors that the place is undergoing refurbishment. Most of the attractions were inaccessible, however they charged full price for admission. Nothing to see other than a couple of old cannons and a tunnel....More

Thank Dsd2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

They continue to excavate this fort so you cannot enter some areas but it's worth a quick visit regardless. There is interesting history around it and you won't find large crowds either. There are guided tours as well every so often but I of course...More

Thank GeneralShamu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While I enjoy the walk along the waterfront with a series of heritage building, mostly well preserved, the fort itself is quite basic. I do not regret visiting the inside which offers a good viewpoint on the area.

Thank Vincent T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not particularly big fort, but nice to see some historic sites and walk around the site. Entrance fee was RM20 for adult. Has a restuarant and gift shop on site. The fort was undergoing refurbishment when I visited so not all of the site was...More

Thank SL Y
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kohsiewtin
28 February 2017|
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Response from nezar k | Reviewed this property |
the fort is located in the historical part of George town near the jetty bus station which is the main bus station in penang and which you can reach it from almost everywhere in penang
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LPH0401
20 June 2016|
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Response from Phill B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't give you any indication of tourist volume to the fort. I would assume that it would be fairly high due to its prominent location in the UNESCO Heritage area. Seems to be an odd question coming from a resident? More
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