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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 Travel Guide

Being a port city, Makassar is famous for its fish. It is quickly become an important fish exporter for Indonesia. Fishing of Trpang (also famous by the name of sea cucumber) has recently helped the city of Makassar gain recognition on the national as well as international level. The port city of Makassar has also gained recognition as the hub for shipping industry. It has become famous nationally for its pinisi boats... read more

Makasar History

The name Makasar is also believed to be linked to this holy episode – Makasar is said to have been derived from “Akkasaraki Nabiya”, which is an expression for ‘The Prophet has shown his self’ in the local dialect. read more

Makasar Sightseeing

Speaking of Makasar’s historical attractions, the first to be named is Fort Rotterdam. Built in the 16th century, the fort is a good exemplar of Dutch architecture. Of the total 13 buildings within the fort, 11 were built by the Dutch and 2 by the Japanese. The fort houses one art center, one museum (La Galigo Museum) and the tomb of the exiled Javanese royal, Prince Diponegoro of Yogyakarta. read more

Makasar Nightlife

Makasar also has some independent bars like Kafe Kareba and Ballairate Sunset Bar. While the former is an outdoor beer garden standing just opposite to the Losari Beach Hotel, the latter has come up on the stilts on the sea and gives excellent sunset views. read more

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