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Makassar Destination Guide

Explore Makassar in Indonesia.

Makassar in the region of South Sulawesi with it's 1,321,717 inhabitants is a town in Indonesia - some 868 mi (or 1,397 km) East of Jakarta, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Makassar is now 02:25 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Makassar" with an UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Watampone, Tanetea, Taccipi, Sudiang, Soreang or Maradekaya. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Makassar, Tello, Sungguminasa, Paccinang, Jongaya and Cambaya. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Losari Beach - Pantai Losari - Wisata Ma...

05:05 min ( January 10, 2011 by Jejakbackpacker)
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Makassar Harbor: Paotere (1993)

02:43 min ( June 03, 2012 by bestnomads)
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Paotere, an old port where wooden pinisi sail boats are anchored. These boats ply inter-island routes throughout Indonesia, an archipelago comprising thousands of islands.

Makassar Sulawesi Indonesia and surrou...

02:23 min ( November 20, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW)
Views: 307 - Rating: 0/5 - Tour of Makassar, Indonesia created at TripWow by TravelPod (a TripAdvisor company) TripAdvisor TripWow Slideshow of Makassar by TravelPod. Cities visited on this trip: - Mak...

Late Afternoon Landing @ Makassar Airpor...

02:26 min ( November 30, 2010 by Bulanluna2007)
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Interesting facts about this location


Makassar — sometimes spelled Macassar, Mangkasara — is the provincial capital of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, and the largest city on Sulawesi Island. From 1971 to 1999, the city was named Ujung Pandang, after a precolonial fort in the city, and the two names are often used interchangeably. The port city is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:5|8|S|119|25|E||| |primary |name= }}, on the southwest coast of the island of Sulawesi, facing the Makassar Strait.

More reading: Makassar homepage
Located at -5.14, 119.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Indonesia, Former Portuguese colonies, Makassar, Populated places in South Sulawesi, Port cities and towns in Indonesia, Provincial capitals in Indonesia, Regency capitals of Indonesia, South Sulawesi

Mattoangin Stadium

Mattoangin Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Makasar, Indonesia. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 20,000 people, and is the home stadium of PSM Makassar.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -5.14, 119.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Indonesia, Multi-purpose stadiums in Indonesia

Japanese destroyer Natsushio

Japanese destroyer Natsushio was the sixth vessel to be commissioned in the 19-vessel Kagerō-class destroyers built for the Imperial Japanese Navy in the late-1930s under the Circle Three Supplementary Naval Expansion Program (Maru San Keikaku).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -5.14, 119.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1939 ships, Kagerō-class destroyers, Maritime incidents in 1942, Ships built in Japan, Ships sunk by American submarines, Shipwrecks in the Makassar Strait, World War II destroyers of Japan, World War II shipwrecks in the Pacific Ocean

Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport

Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport is located 17 km northeast of Makassar and operated by PT. Angkasa Pura I. The new terminal was opened on 20 August 2008. This airport is the main gateway for flights to the eastern part of Indonesia, and named after Sultan Hasanuddin, a Sultan of Gowa, who fought against the Dutch East India Company in the 1660s.

More reading: Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport homepage
Located at -5.14, 119.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Airports established in 1935, Airports in Indonesia, Makassar


Maros is a town in the South Sulawesi province of Indonesia; it is the capital of the Maros Regency. Nearby is a prehistoric cave that has been submitted to the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative list. The town is the location of the Indonesian Cereals Research Institute, a branch of the Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -5.14, 119.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Cultural Sites on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List, Czech given names, Masculine given names, Regency capitals of Indonesia, Slovak given names