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Fort Rotterdam

Ujung Pandang Street, Makassar, Indonesia
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Well Preserved Colonial Fort

Spent a morning strolling around the old Dutch fort and surprised to find it in such good condition... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
sharm el sheikh
not much to see in the morning

in the morning not really much to see, but it often utilized to held such event in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jakarta, Indonesia
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“dutch colonial” (12 reviews)
“worth a visit” (16 reviews)
Ujung Pandang Street, Makassar, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Spent a morning strolling around the old Dutch fort and surprised to find it in such good condition plus immaculately kept lawns and grounds. You register when entering and are then asked for a small donation and then look around at your own pace. Nice...More

Thank occibx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

in the morning not really much to see, but it often utilized to held such event in the afternoon/night

Thank RyanLie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the prime tourist sites of Makassar. The fort is strategically located to protect any invasion from land or sea. The forts design/shape is similar to other Dutch forts such as Galle Dutch Fort. Entrance is free (although you have to register and the...More

Thank IftekharA-Sep2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is remarkable with the historical feature.. first, this place war built by the Dutch to secure the trade and area.. Not much to see unless you are a photography enthusiast My recommendation, please becarefull on rainy season, the lime stone is covered by...More

Thank Rafael Bambang ... P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's located not far from pantai Losari, not much too see but i love the athmosphere around... rewind back to Dutch collonial age,

Thank Edi P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I super excited when I first time visit this fort in Makassar. Not only because the building is still well-maintained, but also the history behind this fort. I learn so much about Diponegoro and La Galigo in this fort. Just try to hire a guide...More

Thank Atre7
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to Amsterdam and saw the VOC Headquarter right in front the Amsterdam Centraal Train Station. Then I am thinking about this fort. Named after the Rotterdam city, this fort share the same collonial era glorious day. I love the architecture of this fortress...More

Thank Radvrich R
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Near Losari beach at Makasar district 1. Historical of Makasar 2. Free tiket to enter 3. We can study about neolithikum ,paleolithikum,megalitikum era 4. The ritual culture of Bugis 5. The old jail 6. The traditional clothes and wedding items of Makasar ....

Thank rietasuade
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Is only an old building. But is good to add your knowledge about the history. Need more attention from respective person about the building maintenance. Hard to find a parking lot

Thank B4YU
Reviewed 21 November 2017

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
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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