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Fort Zeelandia

Paramaribo, Suriname
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

the Fort Zeelandia is a good point to overlook the river and learn about Suriname (slavery) history. As well as the more recent history, of the December Moorden (in 1982 opponents of the government, like journalists, were killed here. A small mueseum. And a little...More

Thank Anita J
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

If you want to know more about Surinam and its history you should definately visit this museum. But, I wanted to visit this location, because of the 15 murders that took place at this location in 1982. Which meant a lot for this country. The...More

Thank Ray R
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Fort Zeelandia is a place where one can see the history of Surinam. We actually didn't visit the fortress because there's so much more to see in the vicinity and you don't have to pay for it, like monuments. It's a great place for a...More

Thank JO H
Reviewed 22 April 2017

While the old town of Paramaribo is built of wood, the nearby fort in a bend of the river Suriname is built of red brick. At least this is what one mainly sees today, and where the 'Stichting' (the foundation) of the Suriname Museum is...More

Thank saronic
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Awesome atomosphre and view of the river. Great food and service. A must visit for authentic Surinamese food.

Thank Seon G
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I have been here many times, and always enjoy it. I highly recommend it to anyone visiting Paramaribo. It is free, except for a small admission charge to enter the fort itself, which is a museum. On the site are several historical houses, statuary, benches...More

Thank LAS L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Nice fort, but still very ironic that a guy who is a suspect of commiting a very serious crime at this place here holds office a few 100 meters away....

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Very interesting historic fort. Lots to see and absorb but most of the descriptions are only in Dutch. The buildings are amazing, brick construction and well kept. Worth reading up on the history, old as well as modern before going to visit.

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

To understand a bit more of Suriname's history and the Dutch influence, this is a place you have to visit.

Thank Tramx
Reviewed 12 March 2017

My cousin and I wandered around there for several hours. There are several magnificent displays and one can gain a clearer idea of the history and the life of those who lived in the interior of the country.

Thank Claire_Colorado
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