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Fortress in Kota Saparua

Benteng Duurstede

The low-walled 1676 Benteng Duurstede, famously besieged by Pattimura in 1817, has been refaced with mouldering grey concrete, but the (locked) gateway is original and the cannon-studded ramparts survey a gorgeous s…
Indonesian in Kota Saparua

RM Dulang Radja

Fronted by an ornamental longboat, this open-sided rumah makan doesn't stray from the repertoire of Indonesian staples, but it does those well. The nasi ikan telur (rice with egg, fresh tuna, tempeh and beans) is a …
Market in Kota Saparua

Market

A modest collection of covered stalls selling fresh food, household items and cheap clothes.