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“dutch colonial”(12 reviews)
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Ujung Pandang Street, Makassar, Indonesia
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All reviews dutch colonial historical place worth a visit well taken care visit this place walk around local guide losari beach take pictures nice place history indonesia rotterdam era architecture ramparts netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Makassar is a dump. Dont go, but if you do and you want to see something i guess this is the only thing available. The historical explanations inside the museum have been falsified and all is just sad. As a sole female traveller, do not...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Simmie83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First thing first, the entry to the fort is free. You can give the guard some pennies, the number is up to you. It is a well maintained fort from colonial era near the port. You can explore bastogne, garden, fortification and many others. There...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank budiagungsn
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

When I visited, there was no enterance fee requested. I think it is better to ask for enterance fee from visitors so the management gan use the money to improve the cleanliness of the site.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank amis552
Reviewed December 1, 2018

It's a Dutch colonial fortress and still well maintain. A good example for good fortress architecture, they have a museum as well. I think, cleanliness could be more properly done

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Faisal S
Reviewed November 11, 2018

places to visit, parts of colonial history, places to go not far from hotels and interesting places to take photos

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dr_JusufKristianto
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Visited on a hot afternoon, and had a guide bring us around briefly. There is potential for this space to be developed further to encourage tourism to the area! Quite interesting to know of the various spaces, and we had the chance to visit a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank leepypy
Reviewed November 6, 2018

One of the colonial fort that still exist, keep lots of history. It has museum in it, need more maintenance and more interactive media and activities to turn on the aura of this place

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Expedition757887
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Such a wonderful place to visit and understand more about the history and Indonesia's heroes. Lovely museum upstairs to walk around in as well.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jelvie G
Reviewed October 25, 2018

When I was there, they were celebrating a huge collection of traditional knives and swords. Got to meet the Minister(?) of Tourism for the province.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Scott-Vancouver-BC
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Well, there is not much to visit in Makassar so you'll probably visit this one. Not that much interesting and they'll ask for a "donation" before entering. If you're not sure you want to come in, pass your turn and save your money.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Feaelwen
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Debbie M
March 23, 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