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Address: Central Bau Bau, Baubau, Buton Island, Indonesia

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Short day at Buton

Airplane are limited,2 two time plane from makassar to buton,with ATR 600,by Garuda or Wings Air.No Hotel 3 Star,Has 1 mall,Cinemaxx,affordable taxi with meter ,BTS for handphone... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2016
Erwin S
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Airplane are limited,2 two time plane from makassar to buton,with ATR 600,by Garuda or Wings Air.No Hotel 3 Star,Has 1 mall,Cinemaxx,affordable taxi with meter ,BTS for handphone is bad,good food for seafood.

Thank Erwin S
Surabaya, Indonesia
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28 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

This fort is made from the dead corals and limestones connected each other by using dry eggs whites (local people said so) ..it is the longest fort in Indonesian made by Buton people to face war between them and the netherland people

Thank nprimadina
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27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2015

this is the largest fort in Indonesia The Royal Fort of Buton/Wolio or in Bahasa called: (Benteng Keraton Wolio / Buton) was recorded to Guiness Book of Record and MURI (Musium Rekord Indonesia)/ Indonesia Record as The largest and the longest fort in indonesia in 2006, inside the fort we could find a canon, village of butonese people, because in... More 

3 Thank WaOdeRuby A
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2015

Largest fortress complex in Sulawesi, even in Indonesia, covered 23,375 hectare, the encircled fortress wall is 2740 m long. The seat of Greater Buton Sultanate situated in the hill peak overlook Bau-bau City. Relatively well preserved sites. Easy to reach and recommended for one day trip when you are in Baubau.

Thank Akbar D
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

This fort made by limestone (CaCO3). You can see the wonderful landscape from the fort. Inside the fort, you can found many tangible and intangible cultural objects. In the past time, the area inside the fort is the capital city of Buton Kingdom. The most important info that you must to know is this fort made by 100% Butonese ancestor.

1 Thank Ray S
Jakarta, Indonesia
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2015

The history of the fort is shared by guides however seldom do they speak english, so it is better to read about the Buton fort prior to your visit. An afternoon or early morning stroll in and around the fort is recommended as it will get very hot during mid day. Don't forget to tip the guide or gatekeeper. To... More 

Wakatobi, Indonesia
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Reviewed 10 November 2014

I usually go to this city from my work based in Wakatobi. Public boat take 9 hours from Wakatobi to Baubau, and might be longer in wavy season. Baubau is pretty small city with beautiful fortress that still well maintained. From the fortress, people can enjoy the city view. Motorbiking around the city, through the fortress and end up in... More 

Thank PutriKirana
Makassar, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2014

The biggest fortress in indonesia they say... The best place the enjoy sunset n sunrise. And the best place to enjoy baubau city view n the bay...

1 Thank Fahri83
Da Nang, Vietnam
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Baubau city is a nice city, the city ​​is neat and clean, with good city planning. A trip to this city takes 4 hours of Kendari using fast ferry. City piers of Baubau very clean, the water clear and the fish seen hanging around waiting to be fished. The city has a well-preserved fortress, when I stood in one corner... More 

Thank Nano-Kach
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 7 October 2013 via mobile

Usually you can circling around a fortress by walking in minutes. For example a fortress in yogyakarta (vredeburd) or in makassar (rotterdam). But this on is really huge. One big different with the others fort is buton fortresa is circling a small town above the hill.. not only palace. Other thing i love about this place is you can see... More 

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