Fort Rotterdam, Makassar

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Visit Fort Rotterdam, a set of historical buildings. First built in 1545 in a mixture of stone and burnt clay, the fort was captured by the Dutch in 1667, becoming a strategic base for the colonial power in eastern Indonesia. Used as a prison by the Dutch and occupying Japanese forces during World War II, the fort now houses a museum detailing the complex history of conflict and contest in the region. It also serves as a well-preserved example of Dutch-era architecture. Make Fort Rotterdam a part of your Makassar vacation plans using our Makassar trip builder app .
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  • This place was much on the beach losari. When yg pling just off to mnikmati this adlh tmpat moment of the afternoon. Here we can mnikmati bbrpa pningglan sjarah Netherlands ... Goodlah anyway
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  • 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 ...  more »
  • Arrived at 17.30 so could not long enjoy the sunset View from the Fort Rotterdam the upper fortress is pretty good with a leading port.
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  • The place is clean and neat, but has nothing to see nor learn.. the museum was close at the open hour and we have to pay more to get in there.
  • A well preserved historical building from precolonial era. An icon of Makassar. There are good guides to walk you around and tell the story.
  • Need improvement programme to fill the building and maje people have more experience
  • Historical fort from colonial era, had been through many restoration, good for tourism destination, recreational activities, photo session or meeting place. There are many culinary options around it too.
  • Buid in The Colonial Era, and made with dutch people in european feel.

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