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Interesting relics

Interesting remains of ancient fortifications & examples of old buildings from centuries ago. Worth... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
gergmu
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Makassar, Indonesia
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The "Benteng Somba Opu" is the rest part of the strugle of National Independence at South Sulawesi

This fort is not well maintained at this time, but to enjoy it in the condition that it is also... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Edi W
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3 Oct 2018
“Interesting relics”
27 Aug 2018
“The "Benteng Somba Opu" is the rest part of the strugle of National Independence at South Sulawesi”
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Interesting remains of ancient fortifications & examples of old buildings from centuries ago. Worth a look if in Makassar.

1  Thank gergmu
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This fort is not well maintained at this time, but to enjoy it in the condition that it is also quite interesting, it can provide an overview of the conditions in the past, where the fort is still functioning. The addition of a number of...More

Thank Edi W
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

History of this benteng is rich! I mean truly rich! But since this benteng is under Pemda or Provincial Gov. The development is poorly executed, wthin the last 7 years none of the site of this benteng were devwloped significantly. My standard is high, I...More

Thank Radvrich R
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Not well maintained of course when I visit this place. It would've been a very good place for hanging out and for sport activities as well (besides for history or educational perposes). Many traditional houses are abandoned and dirty. Just...not presentable yet. That's all. But...More

Thank Rangga P
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Located in southern part of Makassar. Somba Opu Fort is a historic place. When we come here, the location on Google Map is off by about 1 km. So we lost to some location with traditional Sulawesi Houses. There is also a museum here to...More

2  Thank sunggiardi
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The area is quite large, there are several traditional houses from different area/tribe/kingdom of South Sulawesi are being displayed. The remaining of the Benteng/Fort itself is not that much. I believe it needs much more excavation, hence more everything. Just short visit to take a...More

Thank fr4nc1sc4
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I am fond of historical site and was excited when I went to Somba Opu Fortress, only to find: - Somba Opu Fortress is in poor condition, there is no clear signage on the exact location of Somba Opu Castle entrance. Hence, the taxi driver...More

Thank Itsjamesnick
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Sadly this place is not very well managed, but it's interesting nevertheless. The wall itself is already run down and you have to walk about 10-12 minutes from the entrance to reach it. At first I was confused where the wall/fort is because there's no...More

Thank pictureperfect06
Reviewed 11 February 2016

This wonderful site is in need of some freshening up. There is still much to see and it's a good place for a quiet evening stroll.

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Although I have rated this as average if you are a history buff it is more on the good side. The history here of the early traders, this early port, the thick walls that kept them separate from the Makassan people and much more. We...More

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