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Vastenburg Fortress to undergo

  • Kusumasari Ayuningtyas

    The Jakarta Post

Surakarta | Sat, March 17 2012 | 02:57 pm

PREMIUM The Surakarta municipality is going to restore the Vastenburg Fortress as part of a campaign to preserve its historic buildings.

The fortress is evidence of the Dutch colonial presence in Indonesia’s past.

It had become a polemical issue as to whether the municipality would assume control of the compound or whether land users would be granted extended use before the Defense Ministr...