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Makasar Map, Indonesia

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Makasar Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Makasar with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Makasar useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Makasar!

Makasar History

As already said, the Portuguese sailors/traders were among the first Europeans to arrive in Makasar; they were followed by the Dutch people. Soon Makasar became a leading trade port and the first half of the 17th century saw it trading in different products – silk and other textiles, cloves, sandalwood, etc. Unlike the Portuguese, however, the Dutch were not content with just trading; they were also trying to... read more

Makasar Nightlife

Some of the most frequented Makasar nightclubs are Ballezza Music & Lounge, Botol Music, Colors, Mansion Café, Pharos, Redtro’s D’Liquid, etc. Each one is special in its own way. Ballezza, for example, is famous for its music, food as well as drinks; being close to the seaside, it also gives nice views of the sea and the beaches. Botol Musik might sound music to your ears, but in reality it is a rather adult... read more

Makasar Sightseeing

Makasar’s unspoiled/virgin beaches are undoubtedly its greatest natural lures. Take for example the Losari beach; the sunset scene is simply spell-bounding and locals gather here every day to catch a glimpse of the crimson skies as the sun seemingly disappears into the water-bed. You can, of course, stay back to gorge on the delicious seafood being sold on the beach. read more

Makasar Travel Guide

The city of Makassar is the capital city for Sulawesi Selatan Province (also famous by the name of South Sulawesi) within the country of Indonesia. Till the year 1999 the present city of Makassar was called by the name of Ujung Pandang (due to the presence of a historical forth within the city). Even today the two different names for the city are used regularly even though the original name for the city is Makassar. read more

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