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Fort Rotterdam

Ujung Pandang Street, Makassar, Indonesia
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Just so so

I dont know what to do here, just walking around the fort. A little bit untreated but some spots... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jakarta, Indonesia
A must visit historical place at Makassar

This colonial era building is an icon of Makassar that worth a visit. It represents the history of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rendra H
Jakarta, Indonesia
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Ujung Pandang Street, Makassar, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I dont know what to do here, just walking around the fort. A little bit untreated but some spots are good for potography.

Thank arievo
Reviewed 6 days ago

This colonial era building is an icon of Makassar that worth a visit. It represents the history of the Bugis people fighting the Dutch colonial, Japanese occupation and so forth. There are many freelance guides to show you around and tells you the history. Occasionally...More

1  Thank Rendra H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a good place for historians, It has many photos of several traditional life in Sulawesi in colonialism era. The entrance ticket is only 5000 for local tourism. And 10.000 rupiah for foreigners.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

despite it located on busy street and visited by many people daily, but this structure showed the sign of abandoned building since there is lack of sign such as this building used as bla bla bla, and there was nothing a board map and the...More

Thank luqman h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Actually the exhibition and collection of the museum is quite limited. In most building are located offices. There are large crowds of school kids that seem to be bored and as a foreigner you get a lot of attention which after a while is becoming...More

Thank Johannes52
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Ancient history place that was well taken care of, remind us how this country were under the Dutch conqueror years back. Great for photo taking and we loved the museum area. Love it.

Thank henryquinn67886
Reviewed 14 October 2017

a worthy place to visit in the afternoon whenever you find yourself in Makassar. Well maintained but sadly I still could find some trash in there :(

Thank anneqiranne
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Fort Rotterdam was really great for me to see as a South Africa due to our countries shared colonial history. We have a small area in Cape Town named after it! The fort is in good condition and has a small museum inside which has...More

Thank KateyHiggs
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I often come here just to relax and enjoy the building, not much too see but i love the athmosphere around... rewind back to Dutch Koloniaal age.. well, nice to take pic too.. :D afternoon here would be nice..

Thank Figo V
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Before we entrance the place we need to report ourself in the security post. There is not no contribution fee but the security ask for money still he said "seiklasnya" the place is nice but there is no information or story behind the place otherwise...More

Thank Annissa N
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Debbie M
23 March 2015|
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