Makassar is the city of the Indonesian area of South Sulawesi. It is one of the biggest cities in the region of Eastern Indonesia and the country top 5 largest urban centre after Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya, and Medan. Previously, from 1971 to 1999, the city was named after one of its little towns which is Ujung Pandang. The city situated on the southwest coast of the island of Sulawesi, opposite the Makassar Strait. Throughout its previous history, Makassar has been a significant trading port, hosting the center of the Gowa Sultanate and a Portuguese marine base before its conquest by the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. Today, it remained a significant port in the Dutch East Indies, serving Eastern Indonesian regions with Makassarese fishermen going as far south as the Australian beach. The city's area is 200 square kilometres (77.5 sq mi) and it had a population of around 1.7 million in 2013.
It is an international airport in Makassar, Indonesia. It is located approximately 20 km northeast of Makassar's city centre and is ran by PT. Angkasa Pura I. Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport is the primary gateway for flights to the eastern part of Indonesia and named after Sultan Hasanuddin, a Sultan of Gowa, who fought with the Dutch East India Company in the 1665s. Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport also provided land public transportation such as bus, car rental, and taxi for passengers in and out from the airport to the city. There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport.
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Makassar has a very enjoyable tropical monsoon climate. The average temperature for the year in Makassar is 28 °C or 82 °F, with little difference due to its near-equatorial latitude with the average high temperature is around 33 °C or 91 °F and the average temperature below around approximately 23 °C or 73 °F all year long. In contrast to the virtually steady climate, rainfall shows wide variation in-between months in Makassar because of the movement of the Intertropical Convergence Zone. During August, the rain is minimal and very suitable for visitors to travel in Makassar. During January is the most rain occurs and some of the shops are closed.
Fort Rotterdam - It is a Dutch fort constructed on top of a current fort of the Gowa Kingdom and is a 16th-century fort in Makassar on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. This place is one of the most amazing places that you can visit here in Makassar. It had six bastions and was fenced by a seven-meter-high rampart and a two-meter-deep channel.
Losari Beach - Losari Beach is the best tourist attraction to visit in Makassar city. Losari is very strategic in the center of the city of Makassar, on Jalan Penghibur, which located to the west of the city of Makassar, South Sulawesi. Losari is main icon Makassar, which is popular in Indonesia, located overlooking the sea off is the most famous attractions South Sulawesi. The area beaches are flanked the location is very planned straits and artificial platforms, buildings, luxury hotel, restaurant, cafes and a variety of places to shop. Overall, the beach is often an attractive option, especially for new visitors.
Trans Studio Makassar - It is the world's top 3 indoor theme park in 2009, situated in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Trans Studio is part of The Trans Studio World project, which will consist of Trans Walk and Rodeo Drive, Trans Studio, Trans hotels, and offices of Mega Bank. This place is one of the charming places that you can visit here in Makassar.