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Makassar Destination Guide

Explore Makassar in Indonesia

Makassar in the region of South Sulawesi with its 1,321,717 inhabitants is a town in Indonesia - some 868 mi or ( 1397 km ) East of Jakarta , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Makassar

Current time in Makassar is now 01:46 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Makassar " with a 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, and Soreang. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Watampone . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Makassar ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


The Funeral Rituals and Ceremonies of the Toraja Paulandton's photos around Makassar, Indonesia

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IHS Makassar over Makassar

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IHS Makassar Cyber News Team flew over the city of Makassar using the Governor of South Sulawesi helicopter ..

Losari Beach - Pantai Losari - Wisata Makassar - South Sulawesi - Indonesia Travel Guide (Tourism)

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Reportage Indonésie

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Les Tonnerres de Brest, avant la fête maritime internationale en juillet 2012, ont réalisé un reportage sur la région invitée d'honneur dans le cadre du village Indonésie. Reportage : Paskal Chelet et ..

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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.

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Located at -5.13 119.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km 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.

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Located at -5.16 119.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Football venues in Indonesia, Multi-purpose stadiums in Indonesia

Trans Studio Makassar

Trans Studio is the world's third-largest indoor theme park (as of 2009), located in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. The 20,000 m and 20 meter high building houses the indoor theme park. . Trans Studio is built on the area of 12.7 hectares with investment up to IDR 1 trillion (approximately USD 104 million). The indoor theme park was inaugurated by the Vice President of Indonesia, Jusuf Kalla, exactly on September 9, 2009 (09-09-09).

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Located at -5.16 119.39 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Amusement parks in Indonesia, Makassar

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).

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Located at -5.17 119.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km 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

Jeneberang River

The Jeneberang is a river of approximately 75 km in length in the southwestern half of the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia. The catchment has an area of 760 square kilometers. The river rises near the 2833 meter high mountain Mount Bawakaraeng and runs through the districts of Gowa and Takalar up to the port city of Makassar, flowing into the Makassar Strait. The river has flooded the city regularly, notably in 1976.

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Located at -5.19 119.38 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Rivers of Sulawesi, Sulawesi


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Makassar