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Fort Scratchley

Doporučuje 39 místních ·

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Callan
Callan
December 05, 2018
This is the site of an old fort originally built in the early 1800s and is the only fort in Australia to have fired its guns at the Japanese during WWII. It's a nice historical spot that kids will love but there is also a great view of the harbour and city from the lawns.
Ange
Ange
November 11, 2018
Unique to the East Coast....very interesting... Tours available..
Sarah
Sarah
October 11, 2018
Fort Scratchley was a former coastal defence installation and is now a museum. It was built in 1882 to defend the city against a possible Russian attack
Jane
Jane
October 10, 2018
Historical tunnels and a fabulous view
Rachel
Rachel
August 22, 2018
A little taste of Novocastrian history

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Lokalita
Newcastle East, New South Wales 2300
Telefon(02) 4974 5033
Webové stránkyfortscratchley.org.au
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