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Paotere Harbor, Makassar

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#4 of 6 in Sightseeing in Makassar
Pier / Boardwalk Tourist Spot
Conveniently located just a 15-minute becak ride north of the city center, Paotere Harbor represents a bustling hub of seaside and fishing activity. Survey the locally built, famed Bugis ships, which dock here throughout the day and watch as they load and unload goods. Together with the locals working the fisheries, these ships provide a valuable insight into the day-to-day business of the area. Walk down the dock to visit a variety of stalls; head south to experience the vibrant fish market. A visit to Paotere Harbor represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Makassar trip builder to plot your vacation.
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  • Nice visited the port and striking was how much people wanted to, how much they like on the picture just wanted to chat and how hard it worked. Beautiful experience.
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  • Interesting to see all the cargo boats. 20,000 to enter (like everywhere). Not worth the trip out in itself but we were invited on a boat for a tour which was very good. Like all attractions in makass...  more »
  • klau pengen liat tranportasi jaman dulu disini ni tempatnya.banyak kapal Finisi yang bongkar muat di sini  more »

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