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Fort Rotterdam

Ujung Pandang Street, Makassar, Indonesia
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Little piece of history

Fort Rotterdam is in the shape of a turtle from an arial view. Sufficient parking out the front... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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A view of time in Makassar, Indonesia

This is a nice surprise for those who treasures the value of history. To place the information... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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2 days ago
“Little piece of history ”
4 days ago
“A view of time in Makassar, Indonesia”
Ujung Pandang Street, Makassar, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fort Rotterdam is in the shape of a turtle from an arial view. Sufficient parking out the front. Unfortunately in need of much repair/ care. But nice for a quick walk around the walls of the fort.

Thank Larissa_Sharelle
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a nice surprise for those who treasures the value of history. To place the information within the Dutch colonial fort is a very nice touch. The fort is quite well maintained, the information presented concise. However, we feel that there are a lot...More

Thank Bart H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Surprisingly amaze with former holland soldier stronghold in Makassar. Amazed on how holland soldier built this stronghold so complex with their necessity. Including their necessity to imprisoned Indonesia people. Eventhough amazed on how Indonesian people suffer from colonization 😭😭😭 Amazed on Indonesian goverment who has...More

Thank Dewi K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dutch colonial fort pretty well maintained... Though there is no entrance fee but upon signing in guest book, Visitors are asked to make 'Donation" but no receipt issued....

Thank Jamesy008
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good for people who like national independent history and a lot memorials with nice ocean view and specially for Japang and Hollander

Thank 3MBA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No need to pay to enter this historical building. If we need local guides, will be charged by 100.000 IDR at the end of our visit. Local guides will accompany us walk throug the museum and tell the story of every side on this building....More

Thank Andreas F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was come to old fort since i work in some islands in mollucas area. I visit aome town and every town has small fort. This Rotterdam is bigger than any fort i have visited in years..

Thank Mahdi S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a nice, historical building at the heart of Makassar. But the museum inside the bulding was so hot and not well air conditioned. You could spend about 45mins - 1hour in this building and that would be enough.

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Fort to take photos. It is best to visit either in the morning between 10am to 11am or late afternoon just before sunset (4.40pm to 5.30pm). It is quiet a great place but not all 'spots' were open to be entered due to...More

Thank Elpido M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It said free entry but the officer asked visitors to fill in the visitor book inside the office so that we were pushed to give extra money. Not big but it was just improper....pungli

Thank Cacay1973
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Debbie M
Is fort Rotterdam near where the ships berth, and is there other sights near that we can walk to, are there any markets near
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