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Address: Ujung Pandang Street, Makassar, Indonesia
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+62 411 321305
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Nice for education

This place is located downtown Makassar. Near the beach and harbour where you can see the shipping process and beach view. To enter this building you just enter your name at... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Zesta R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is located downtown Makassar. Near the beach and harbour where you can see the shipping process and beach view. To enter this building you just enter your name at security and pay admin fee. You can go upstairs and see the building view of Makassar. Prepare yourself with sunblock to avoid sunburn. Besides. The cloud is beautiful to... More 

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Thank Zesta R
Jakarta, Indonesia
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This turtle-shaped (if you see from above) fortress lies on the 3 hectares of land and consists of some separate buildings. Take a tour guide with you to explain the history of the building, I personally will recommend Pak Widham, he is always stand by in the main gate of the fortress to offer you his tour service. The fortress... More 

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Thank Helenanta
Makassar, Indonesia
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is quite preserved but not as good as Kota Tua in Jakarta. You can stroll around the fort and learn about history of Makassar in La Galigo Museum. Bring your hat/umbrella/sunnies if you don't want to get a sunburn. The sun is quite intense because it's near the sea, especially in drought season.

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Thank chelchia
Bali, Indonesia
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243 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fort was well maintained and nice garden with museum. But it was not convenient smelt damp and felt not healthy if you entered the area especialy with AC on. They should open all windows during morning and AC on during afternoon.

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Thank Nia01
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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28 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is nothing much to see in this Fort. They make you pay to enter every single exhibition hall. Not much historical things to see here.

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Thank Manhattan69
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30 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a nice place to learn history of Makassar since Museum of La Galigo is located there. The museum in fact is a small one, but consisting the journey of celebes history since prehitoric era till now.

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Thank Azhar F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Benteng Rotterdam is a historic place... If you love to learn history then this place is recommended to you to visit.. It it located in downtown Makassar City... And the entry ticket not expensive...

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Thank anneketut
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33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This fort quiet well maintain and shown the dutch colonial design. The view from top on back side quiet nice. Here you can learn about the history on how the Sultan Hassanudin fight to free his people from Dutch colonial.

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Thank Cuxong13
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed walking around this place and exploring historical buildings. To get in you need to make donation, we gave 15000rp and they seemed happy about it. You can get a guide if you want who will tell you about the history. There is also a tourist information if you want to make tour plans. Really nice place with nice people.

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Thank Jani K
Jakarta, Indonesia
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114 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

One of colonial heritage in the port area of makassar, the place it is well maintained. Love of green grass and combine the brown of the colour of building. You must to visit this place when you come to Makassar.

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