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Fort Rotterdam

Ujung Pandang Street, Makassar, Indonesia
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Should be good place if good maintance

When you visit Makasar, fort rottherdam is compulsary on the list. No price sign when you enter but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Yuliana Y
via mobile
Interesting museum

There is a cool museum with lots of history right back to the Palaeolithic era! This is an old... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
marianne a
via mobile
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  • Excellent16%
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  • Average36%
  • Poor5%
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“dutch colonial” (12 reviews)
“worth a visit” (16 reviews)
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Ujung Pandang Street, Makassar, Indonesia
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"dutch colonial"
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"historical place"
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"worth a visit"
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"learn history"
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"bahasa indonesia"
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"well taken care"
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"visit this place"
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"local guide"
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"losari beach"
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"take pictures"
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"nice place"
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"rotterdam"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you visit Makasar, fort rottherdam is compulsary on the list. No price sign when you enter but the security will happy if you give the money. Since we are in group, one of tour guide offering his service and his said the price is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a cool museum with lots of history right back to the Palaeolithic era! This is an old country. The fort itself is kind of cool. There were a few people harassing us by the door and we were asked for a donation to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really hoped for more. It’s a charming old building with a static display and a few fabulous trainee tour guides That’s it... no more

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place same with other fort I have visited. Good maintenancefir the building, clean area. But no good toilet here. I can not find and have to go out to looking for the toilet. Need improvement for the toilet.

Thank Farah2002
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

looks like an old Dutch fortress however its converted into a museum.. this building was symbolized of so many Dutch people in ancient times.. very well maintenance but bit noisy outside...

Thank Made-Edy-H
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

This is an old Dutch fortress converted into a museum. The museum is full of pieces from the local culture and history of South Sulawesi.

Thank aerosid
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely old place. A quiet spot in this busy city. The museum is well worth a visit. We were lucky enough to meet some university students who kindly walked round with us explaining and chatting as we went. A lovely experience.

Thank Karen W
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Theres so many cars inside the fort.. So annoying.. Its so crowded in Sunday.. So many activities held on every terrace in every building.. It can be the better place if the management can do more to maintain this fort.. But overall the fort is...More

Thank bayusatriadi
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Nice colonial place to walk around and feel the old days. The walls are nice and there is always a lot of people enjoying. Entrance is kinda free, just need to pay a donation which is very good!

Thank senge5544
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The environment is so nice....so green Makes u feel comfortable The area is not so big actually So only need 30 minustes walking around U can find Pangeran Diponegoro'jail here.. If u like history...u shud go here Its free...just if u need guide...the cost is...More

Thank List S
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Debbie M
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Response from Ian S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Debbie the fort is in the central area, near the sea/boardwalk. Its not far from the ships from memory, in any case getting around Makassar is very easy by taxi or the minivan buses which run fixed routes around town. I... More
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