Played a key role in Indonesian history, Makassar has become the primary port, airline hub of the eastern archipelago of Indonesia and also an entry point to an adventurous tour to Tanjung Bira, Selayar, Tana Toraja highlands and others tourist destination at South Sulawesi. Nowadays Makassar is a bustling city with multicultural inhabitants. Makassar is not only offers culture and heritage attractions, but also adventurous journey as it owns Samalona Island, Kodingareng Keke, etc, which are ideal for swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling or even diving.
For those who love historical journey, Makassar offers some interesting sites to visit such as Fort Rotterdam – the Old Dutch Fort built during the 1670’s, Paotere Harbor – where traditional Buginese sailing boats (phinisi) load and unload their cargo, Paotere Fish Market that is always interesting to see the local trade culture, and the Tomb of Sultan Hasanuddin – an Indonesian hero who has been famous for his exceptional bravery in his struggle against colonial encroachment.
Another best part of Makassar to explore is the culinary! Indulge your appetite with various tastes of delicious meals which can be found all over the city. Makassar is also a heaven for seafood lover. Your clients can have a chance to try some high-quality lobsters and crabs cooked in traditional recipes and enjoy the mouthwatering cuisine that cannot be found elsewhere.
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