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Buton Fortress

Central Bau Bau, Baubau, Buton Island, Indonesia
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Buton Fortress

This place is one of the best recommendation to do your trip destination. Still you are in Buton... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Waver G
via mobile
Nice view over Baubau

Beautiful place to look out over the city and take photos. A guided tour gives lots of information... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Natasha E
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Central Bau Bau, Baubau, Buton Island, Indonesia
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This place is one of the best recommendation to do your trip destination. Still you are in Buton Fortress you can feel the pure culture comes to you especially in Fortress Mosque. It is because Jamaah (prayer) even they do Sholat they still wear tradisional...More

Thank Waver G
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place to look out over the city and take photos. A guided tour gives lots of information about its rich history but hard to find an English speaking tour guide. It is a decent walk along the wall in the hot sun, but the...More

Thank Natasha E
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

the fortress lies inside the city, apparently there is still people who live inside the fortress, it said the lineage from the King, their names would start with La Ode and Wa Ode We only goes to the fortress, not to the Museum nor the...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Here is just amazing!!! The view is wonderful!!! Especially in the sunshine!!! Everyone must visit this place!

Thank billbouse
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

known as the largest fortress in the world. very good spot to looking around the city of bau bau. it would be nice if it support with the complete story of its history. we have to rent a private transport to get there, there are...More

Thank andy19792014
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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
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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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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...More

4  Thank WaOdeRuby A
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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...More

Thank Akbar D
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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...More

1  Thank Ray S
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