1 Day Private Makassar Tour: Balla Lompoa to Fort Rotterdam – All Inclusive
Discover Makassar landmarks including Fort Rotterdam and Balla Lompoa, essential to Makassar”s history and culture
|Tour Name||1 Day Private Makassar Tour: Balla Lampoa to Fort Rotterdam – All Inclusive|
|Duration||1 Day Tour|
|Tour Type||Private Tour|
Standing Majestically at The Western Coast of South Sulawesi
One of the best things about traveling is exploring the history of the city and country. Experience every facet of Makassar as well as surprising one-day private tour you might have thought were impossible. Best of all, our prolific range of Makassar tours has been created to deliver the best Makassar historical tour. Meet the driver and guide in lobby hotel, port or airport, at 9 AM then you will starting the tour to visit Balla Lompoa, the Royal Palace of Gowa Kingdom that was built in 1936.
Move to Fortress Somba Opu, the historic sights of Makassar. There are several traditional houses representing 3 ethnic groups. Then, enjoy local cuisine for lunch. Continue to visit Fort Rotterdam which was one of the best-preserved examples of Dutch military architecture in Indonesia. After that, visit old Port of Makassar, called Paotere, it is home to famous Pinisi Boats. End the tour and the driver will transfer you back to the hotel, port or airport.
Tend to Marvel at The Architecture of Makassar Historical Sites
Step back in time as you walk in the Dutch architectural building heritage. Our guides will bring Ancient Makassar’s past to life for you as they share stories and commentary of this fascinating city. In this tour you will stop to visiting four historical spots those are Balla Lompoa, Somba Opu, Fort Rotterdam, and Paotere.
Nowadays Balla Lompoa has become a museum, here you can see the heritage of Gowa Kingdom.
Fortress Somba Opu was built by Gowa Kingdom and then it was ruin by Dutch. in 1990, the fort was reconstructed by the government so it looks better. Somba Opu became a historic sight of Makassar. There are several local building representing 3 ethnic groups who live in South Sulawesi Province (Buginese, Makassarese and Torajanese).
Fort Rotterdam was one of the best-preserved examples of Dutch military architecture in Indonesia. This Fort has silently witnessed many stories of Makassar’s history. This Fort contains the La-Galigo Museum where you can find exhibits such as a model of the fort, ethnographic displays, musical instruments and heraldry and reconstructions of archaeological sites.
After that move to visit old Port of Makassar, called Paotere, it is home to famous Pinisi Boats of Buginese and witness the daily life of Makassar fishermen around the port. End the tour and the driver will transfer you back to the hotel, port or airport.
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