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a fort in the city

sir stamford raffles had built a house on the hill even though they called it bukit larangan, the forbidden hill. the kings of ancient times had their palaces and burial grounds here it was believed. sir stamford also initiated a botanic garden on the slopes of the sixty odd metre high mound which is the highest point in the heart of the city and there was a christian cemetery by the side too. later the british built a fort here…

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