10 tourist attractions in Makassar must-see

Makassar are famous for their culinary typically, banana epe and coto has a variety of attractions. Located on the shore of the island of Sulawesi, the city is popular with Losarinya. But it turns out the Makassar still has the mainstay attractions, ranging from the coast to high plains. Do not let the moment be in Makassar, you do not know to where.
So no regrets because Miss interesting things while visiting Makassar later, following 10 tourist attractions in Makassar that must be signed in to Your vacation agenda:

1. The Beach Losari
Come to the beach which is on the road these Entertainers have become compulsory activities for each visitor that comes to Makassar. This flagship attractions has its own uniqueness. If the beach is usually known with the sand, the beach Losari doesn’t have sand. If you come, you will see the concrete at the edge. There is no sand beach doesn’t mean it is not worth a visit, there are many other things that draw from these sights.

Here, you can do many things such as fishing, riding a bike or banana boat, sailing boat trips and much more. What other interesting stuff from a tourist? Of course eating. There are plenty of Makassar cuisine which you can enjoy here, ranging from bananas epe, coto konro SOPs, until ice pallu butung.

Attractions in Makassar is crowded every day especially on the weekend. In the morning, much as jogging trails, while in the afternoon, many are waiting for the moment of sunset while culinary tour here.

2. Fort Rotterdam
Fort Rotterdam or Fort Rotterdam is situated not far from the Beach Losari. This castle is one of the historical heritage of the Kingdom of Gowa-Tallo, built in 1545 by the 9. At first, the fortress was built using clay and egg whites, until then the building enhanced by the King.

If seen from above, the shape of this Fort resembles a turtle who were crawling toward the sea. The turtle was chosen because these animals can live in water and on land, it is in accordance with Keajaan Gowa-Tallo that debuted in the ocean or land.

The initial name of this castle is the ‘ fortress of Ujungpandang ‘ until such time as the fortress fell into the hands of the Netherlands and renamed Fort Rotterdam. This name became popular until now. At the time of Netherlands, the Fort was used as a storage area for spices from Indonesia captured the East part.

Inside the fortress, there is a complex of 13 buildings and five towers with a tower at the entrance, while the four other towers there are in every corner of the fortress area. There is also a museum called the La Galigo Museum contains a collection of objects the rest of the greatness of the Kingdom in the past. In addition, there is a room believed to be the place of exile of Prince Diponegoro.

These sights are open daily from 08:00 to 18:00 and free. As for the museum, you are charged the entrance of 7,500 Rupiah per person, La Galigo Museum is open Tuesday-Sunday, from 08:00 to 12:30.

3. Trans Studio, Makassar
TRANS Studio Makassar became an icon of the modern attractions of the city. Opened on May 20, 2009, Trans Studio stand on 2.7 acres hectares. In it, terdapapat 21 rides and four games zones namely Studio Central, Cartoon City, Lost City, and Magic Corner.

These sights are open daily from 10:00 to 19:00, except on weekends and national holidays, Makassar Trans Studio open until 21:00. For admission, you will be charged a fee of 100,000 Rupiah on a typical day, 175,000 Dollars on weekends and 200,000 Dollars when a certain event here.
4. Bantimurung
Bantimurung Maros are in or around 45 km from the Centre of the city of Makassar. This breadth of reach sights 43,750 acres with its territory enclosing the chalk hills, waterfalls and caves as well.

The National Park was first found by a botanist of the United Kingdom, Alfred Russel Wallace. At that time, Wallace mentions this place as a Kingdom of butterflies because there are about 250 kinds of butterflies here. Butterflies indeed was made the mascot for this tour. The entrance gate Bantimurung, there is a statue of a giant Butterfly welcomes visitors coming.

Here, you can see various species of butterfly from the cocoon, Caterpillar remained to turn into beautiful butterflies. There is also a collection of butterflies that have been preserved. Other spots for you thing you can do is play the flying fox, swimming in a pool that has been provided, play in the bottom of the waterfall or explore the caves that exist in this area.

To sign in to Bantimurung, you will be charged the cost of 20,000 Dollars per person.

5. Taka Bonerate Marine Park
The marine park is located in the castle town, Selayar Islands. The place is a paradise for divers and those of you who love snorkeling. While diving, you can swim with hundreds of species of fish, turtles and tortoises. The beauty of its reefs also makes you increasingly fond of lingering diving here.

The best time to dive in this marine park is between the months of April-May. At that time, the current and water temperature as well as various other supporting factors are in good condition so that the diving when visibility became perfect.

To dive in these sights, you must get permission from the National Park with the Hall carrying a valid identity card. Fee charged is 25,000 Rupiah for domestic tourists and 60,000 Dollars for foreign tourists. If you want to rent diving equipment, You have to set up money 250,000 Dollars.

6. the Malino
Malino is a tourist spot located in the Highlands and offers panoramic views over the typical of the mountains. The area is about 90 km from the Centre of the city of Makassar. During the journey to Malino, you’ll pass a view of pine forests and the beautiful limestone.

Malino is at an altitude of 1,050 metres above sea level. Temperatures here range between 10 – 26 degrees centigrade, don’t forget to bring Your jackets and warm clothes. This area is already known since the time of Foundation of the Netherlands and tourist attractions to their favorites.

Here, there are many beautiful waterfalls such as the thousand waterfalls, stairs and Takapala Waterfall. In addition, there is also a tea garden, the Valley of the blue bunker remains Japan. Before returning home, squeeze in to buy some of the typical tourist attractions such as dodol is sticky rice, passion fruit and also apples.

7. Tanjung Bira
This beach is far enough away that is about 200 km from Makassar city. This distance will not be mean when you’ve set foot on top of the sand. Tanjung Bira is famous as soft as soft and white as baby powder and the water is clear blue in colour.

The beauty of this place is not only known by domestic tourists, but also foreign tourists. They used to swim, snorkel, sunbathe or just sit back enjoy views of the rising and sinking of the Sun. If forgot to bring the tools of snorkeling, you can rent them for $30,000 Dollars. There is also a motorbike for rent 65,000 dollars per day to get around this coastal area.

The facilities here are complete enough, ranging from lodging, restaurants and also a bathroom to clean themselves after a swim. Admission to Tanjung Bira was 5,000 Dollars per person.

8. Lake Tempe
The Lake is located in the western part of Wajo Regency is referred to as fresh fish producer in the world. Above the Lake, there is a lot of floating houses belonging to local fishermen with nets-nets are used to catch fish.

In these sights, you could be fishing or cruising around with meyewa fishing boat. In addition, you can also buy fresh fish and vegetables are also grown around the Lake.

On 23 August, here held a yearly ritual to purify the Lake called Maccera Tappareng. The head of the fishermen will slaughter a cow, after that there will be many arts and cultural performances as well as a variety of races.
9. Thermal baths Lejja
This hot spring is located in the protected forest in district Marioriawa, Soppeng Regency. The scenery around the bathing pool is very beautiful with lots of shady trees and the cool crisp air. There is also a gazebo for rent rates 50,000 dollars per two hours.

In this place there are five ponds with the depth and size of the temperature. The hottest temperature of water sources it is 60 degrees Celsius. Hot water is believed to be able to cure any skin diseases and rheumatism because the content of belerangnya. To be able to take a dip in this pool, you will be charged a fee of 5,000 Dollars for adults and 3,500 Rupiahs for children.

The highlights of these sights is the large number of plastic bottles and hung around the site of the baths. Purportedly, if hanging bottles or plastic then the application will soon be answered.

10. Streets of Somba Opu
A vacation is not complete if not visit the Center by the traditional city accosted. Not far from the beach Losari and Fort Rotterdam, Somba Opu Road there are many used for selling and searching for souvenirs of Makassar, ranging from crafts, food specialties up to rub the oil cap wasps.

Rub the oil cap wasps became popular souvenirs of the hunted a lot of tourists. Just the tips if bought this scrub oil, oil with the white bottle cap has the effect that hotter when touching the skin florist Makassar. This is because existing oil deposits, while oil rub with a red bottle cap has the effect of heat under the white cover. But of course the price offered was different. White cover with oil is more expensive than the Red lid.

In addition to the oil rub, which is another popular phinisi ship in miniature bottles. For small-sized miniature, price offered is 75,000 – 100,000 Dollars per piece. Somba Opu Street market is open from morning until night.

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