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Fort Cornwallis

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Fort Cornwallis was built in the year 1786, after Francis Light gain possession of Penang Island from Sultan of Kedah
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Home Key
September 29, 2019
Fort Cornwallis is a bastion fort in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, built by the British East India Company in the late 18th century. Fort Cornwallis is the largest standing fort in Malaysia. The fort never engaged in combat during its operational history
Kenny
Kenny
August 15, 2019
Fort Cornwallis is the largest standing fort in Malaysia. Named after Marquis Charles Cornwallis, the star-shaped bastion is one of the oldest structures in Penang.
Toy Huah
Toy Huah
February 07, 2018
Fort Cornwallis is a star fort in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, built by the British East India Company in the late 18th century. Fort Cornwallis is the largest standing fort in Malaysia. The fort never engaged in combat during its operational history (Wikipedia). A great place to visit to soak in…
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Apple
December 28, 2017
Francis Light Statue
Sanjay
Sanjay
November 07, 2017
Fort Cornwallis is a star fort in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, built by the British East India Company in the late 18th century. Fort Cornwallis is the largest standing fort in Malaysia. The fort never engaged in combat during its operational history.

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George Town, Pulau Pinang 10200
Phone+60 4-263 9855
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 10:00 PM