If you want to find traces of Dutch colonialism in the city of Yogyakarta, then visit the Citadel Museum Vredeburg. The fort was originally built by the Dutch colonial rule in 1760. Vredeburg which means “Fortress of Peace”. Since the year 1987 this castle has inaugurated a museum and can be visited by the public, and began 23 November 1992 the former building official Vredeburg fort became the National Struggle Museum Special.
In the museum’s various collections stored which has important value of Indonesian history records, such as collection building, collection of Realia, and a collection of dioramas, replicas, and miniatures. There Realia collection as a sewing machine that used to be used for repairing clothes Indonesian soldiers. And also we can see the various dioramas important events in the history of struggle for national independence Indonesia.
If you want to relax outside the castle now often used as a cool hangout, especially in the afternoon. Vredeburg Fortress is located on Jl. Ahmad Yani No. 6, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, opposite the Gedung Agung, or the south of Malioboro. Please visit this fort.