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Dutch Fort, Covelong

The Dutch Fort is another important attraction in Covelong that kindles the interest of history lovers. It is located on the coast and was constructed by the Dutch East India Company as a strategic point in the settlement’s defense. Though the Dutch are credited with the construction of this historic monument, it has since been in the possession of different establishments after the Dutch left Covelong.

Though its days of glory are gone, it still stands as a proud reminder of the times that are past attracting thousands of visitors to Covelong every year. Close to the fort are a lot of seaside cottages, villas and other attractions that bring in a lot of revenue to the community. The fort is easily accessible by road, and it is not difficult to get to the Dutch Fort once you are at Covelong.