Otanaha Fortress, Gorontalo’s Historical Heritage

Gorontalo not only has beautiful beaches such as Ratu Beach and Pohon Cinta Beach. However, it also has tourist attractions that are thick with historical elements in it. Otanaha Fortress is one of them. The fort is a relic of the Portuguese who had stopped in Gorontalo. According to historical records, Otanaha Fort was built on the agreement of King Ilato and the Portuguese. The fort, which was built in 1522, was originally built as a fortress against enemy attacks. Unfortunately, the Portuguese broke their agreement with King Ilato. As…