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|1. Fort Rotterdam
Fort rotterdam which is now known as Benteng Makassar is a historical artifact the greatness of the past
Kingdom of South Sulawesi. Gowa kingdom was the strongest and the most successfull kingdom during the
seventeenth century. Makassar during that time was known a trading city.
|2. Islamic Center
Al-Markas al-Islam (Islamic Center) is the luxurious mosque and auditorium in Asia, and is the largest
in eastern part of Indonesia.Besides functioning as the center of worship, it server as educational facility as well, social and cultural activities for the eastern part of Indonesia.
|3. Mandala Monument
This monument is build to remaind and stimulate the heroic value of Indonesia nation, particularly in the effort of Irian Barat (West Irian) independence from the colonialist
from the colonialist in 1996.
|4. The Old Tombs of Kings of Tallo
This oldtombs is regarded as a complex. due to its adequate size, in which 778 graves exits in different forms and various types of material used for
the graves. It is located in northern part of Makassar city. It's exactly on the former Tallo Fort.
|5. Paotere Harbor
Bugis, Macassar and Mandar ethnic have been well-known as a people of brave and heroic sailors. Their sailling boats, since hundred of years ago have sailed to the Madagascar island, close to Africa,
Austrlia and some other tiny islands in the Pacific Oceans. They were strong and heroic sailor who were bravely fight for the nature, either threatening and peaceful situation(in times of war). In ailing they have skills in determining
their direction by relying on the stars as the helpers. In predicing the weather they just looked at the naturak phenomena such as, cloud bulk, and in order to know the current. depth and coral area of the sea, they have the feelings
just by smelling the water.
|6. Orchid Bund Garden and Sea-Shell Collection
The Orchid Bund Garden is one of the largest orchid gardens in Indonesia. Bund has got a lo of experiences in doing cross fertilization and inoculations of orchids, which have produced new unique flowers. The flowers that have been fertilized have been registered in the Sander's List in London. There are many orchids regarded as a rare and uncommon species in South Sulawesi that are widely cultivated and preserved. These orchids can be purchased with the reasonable price. Besides this, lovely rocks and sea-shell collection are also found in this area, which are absolutely perfect compared to other collection in other places.
|7. The Cemetery of Prince Diponegoro
Prince Diponegoro was the son of Sultan Hamengkubuwono III, Yogyakarta. one of the kings from latest kingdom of Java who let the struggle againts the Dutch, which is widely known as Java War in the years 1825 - 1830.
|8. Samalona Island
Samalona island is a pleasant place. It is one of the off shore coral islands of Makassar. It is famous as place for swimming and diving. The coral reef surrounding the island is an under sea garden which was coral structures of various forms, types and colors.
And there you can also find a great deal of colorful tropical fish and their biological
lives. Formerly, this place was less inhabited island, and moreover, it was just devoted
to elite class.
|9. Kayangan Island
Kayangan island is the nearest coral island from Makassar Harbor. This island had been developed and renovated as the excursion center. it is a well-known relaxing resort for the people of Makassar. At weekends in particular, special shows and entertaiments are
always programmed to please the visitors.
Kesima Tours & Travel SMK Neg 4 Makassar
South Sulawesi, Indonesia Jl. Bandang No.140
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