Fort Cornwallis

Updated: 4 Sep 2014

Named after the 18th century governorgeneral Charles Cornwallis, the star shaped fort is the largest standing fort in the country. Captain Francis Light built the original fort on this spot in 1786. The site is teeming with history to learn from and experience so this is a definite must for anyone with an interest in history.



Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, George Town, Penang.

Tel: +604 634 0285

Opening times: Daily, 8.30am–6.30pm


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