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Makassar City, The Hub For Eastern Indonesia

Indonesia’s 10th largest city – Makassar – is the capital of South Sulawesi province, and the largest city in the eastern part of Indonesia. Makassar has always been the prominent economic and transit hub it is today. Going back 700 years, it was called Ujung Pandang. At that time Makassar’s sea port was a beehive[…]

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Rafting adventure, Sa'dan river

Rafting Grade-5 Rapids On Toraja’s Sa’dan River

The Sa’dan river which follows the road as one travels up from Makale to Rantepao in the highlands of Toraja in South Sulawesi, is the lifeblood of the people of Toraja, as the Sa’dan irrigates the surrounding fertile ricefields and provides water for both humans and cattle in this largely agricultural land. The Sa’dan river has its source in the mountains[…]

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Celebes Convention Center, Makassar

Makassar Conventions And Exhibitions in The Hub Of Eastern Indonesia

Makassar, once called Ujung Pandang, has now reverted to its original and more familiar name it carried through the ages. Bustling Makassar is the most important city in South Sulawesi, the sea trade and airline hub to Indonesia’s eastern islands. Makassar itself is famed for its bright handwoven silk sarongs, silver and gold handicrafts, as well[…]

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Fort Rotterdam complex, Makassar

Fort Rotterdam And The I La Galigo Museum Within : History Of South Sulawesi

Standing majestically at the western coast of Makassar, Fort Rotterdam is recognized as the city’s most iconic landmark. With historical traces dating back to the Kingdom of Gowa from the 16thth century to colonization by the Dutch, this Fort has silently witnessed many episodes in Makassar’s history, playing a most essential role in its development. Its[…]

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Diving in Kapoposang Island, makassar

Dive The Islands Of Makassar

Fronting the city of Makassar are a cluster of islands basking in the sun, numbering 55 in all, some large, while others are merely sand bars that disappear at high tide. This cluster of islands is known as the Spermonde Archipelago, but locals know them only by their individual names. The islands nearest to Makassar,[…]

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The city of Makassar, South Sulawesi

Makassar : The Largest City in East Indonesia

Formerly called Ujung Pandang, the city of Makassar is the largest city in east Indonesia. Capital of South Sulawesi, Makassar enjoys a central location in the Indonesian archipelago and today Makassar is Indonesia’s busy air hub, connecting Sumatra, Java, Bali and Kalimantan in the west with Sulawesi, the Moluccas and Papua in the east. In[…]

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Wakatobi Marine Park

Wakatobi Marine Park : Another Underwater Paradise

Wakatobi Marine Park is located in the Wakatobi Islands in Southeast Sulawesi. Wakatobi Islands (formerly known as Tukang Besi Islands) has four major islands, namely Wangi-Wangi, Kaledupa, Tomia and Binongko, whom the locals called WAKATOBI. And the Wakatobi Marine Park established since 1996. Wakatobi Marine Park has a high potential of marine natural resources, both[…]

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