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Fort Amsterdam is a fort and a blockhouse in Hila town, Leihitu Subdistrict, Central Maluku Regency, Ambon Island, Indonesia. The blockhouse was built in 1637 by the Dutch East Indies Company. The blockhouse is a three-floored structure. The fort is not yet enacted as cultural heritage by the Directorate of Archaeological Heritage.

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Masjid Tua Wapauwe

Masjid Tua Wapauwe

0.28km from Fort Amsterdam, Ambon

Wapauwe Old Mosque is a historic mosque in Kaitetu village, a village in the Wawane Mountains on the north part of cape Keitetu, Maluku, Indonesia. Established in 1414, it is the oldest mosque in the Moluccas and possibly the oldest mosque in Indonesia which has been maintained in its original state.

Jembatan Merah Putih

Jembatan Merah Putih

15.54km from Fort Amsterdam, Ambon

Merah Putih Bridge is a cable stayed bridge located in Ambon city, Maluku, Indonesia. The bridge spans over Ambon Bay in Ambon Island, connecting Rumah Tiga village in Sirimau sub-district on the north side, with Hative Kecil/Galala village in Teluk Ambon sub-district on the south side. This bridge is the longest bridge in the eastern region of Indonesia; it is the landmark of the city.

Lawena Beach

Lawena Beach

26.72km from Fort Amsterdam, Ambon

This is one of the beautiful beaches which was located in the heart of Maluku province. The beach is very well known by the surfers as 'paradise for the surfers'. This beach is a combination of beautiful scenery and big waves. There are worldwide tourists coming to this beach to conquer the waves and enjoying the nuance of a tropical beaches.

Pulau Pombo

Pulau Pombo

32.94km from Fort Amsterdam, Ambon

Pulau Pombo is an island in Indonesia . It is located in the province of Moluccas , in the eastern part of the country, 2,400 km east of the capital Jakarta . Tropical rainforest climate prevails in the area. it is now one of the trekking destinations in Indonesia.

Benteng Duurstede

Benteng Duurstede

63.93km from Fort Amsterdam, Ambon

Fort Duurstede is a 17th-century colonial Dutch fort in Saparua, Indonesia. The fort originally protected Saparoea village. A navigation guide from 1878 advises: "There is good anchorage near this fort in the westerly monsoon in about 12 fathoms. The fort is open to the public and has been heavily restored.

Taman Nasional Manusela

Taman Nasional Manusela

179.7km from Fort Amsterdam, Ambon

Manusela National Park is located on Seram island, in the Maluku archipelago of Indonesia. It is made up of coastal forest, swamp forest, lowland and montane rainforest ecosystem types. Mount Binaiya at 3,027 meters, is the highest of the park's six mountains. Seram is remarkable for its high degree of localised bird endemism. The park also includes important karst landscapes. On Mount Hatu Saka, near the coast of Saleman-Sawai, it is the Goa Hatusaka, currently the deepest cave of the whole Ind

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Maluku is a province of Indonesia. It comprises the central and southern regions of the Maluku Islands. The main city and the capital city is Ambon. Maluku is culturally and geographically associated with Melanesian.

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