Fort Cornwallis is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, making it the perfect place to visit Georgetown’s old historic buildings. Fort Cornwallis was built of timber on the site by Captain Francis Wright in 1786 and is one of the most important buildings in the area.
The building seen today was previously occupied by Francis Wright in 1793. It is used as a military and administrative base to protect the interests of the Georgetown area and to avoid French attacks.
The entrance of Fort Cornwallis Penang.
Cannon that is not able to use anymore.
Gun power magazine was used to store explosives in the past.
Visitors can take picture with it for memories.
A lot of cannon displays.
There is a lighthouse which is not able to near it anymore only from the far.
Francis Light statue is here for us to know how he looks like.
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Address: Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Entrance fee: Adult RM5
Phone: 04 – 263 9855