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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Point of Interest
“Benteng ini dibangun pada tahun 1545 oleh Raja Gowa ke-9 yang bernama I manrigau Daeng Bonto Karaeng Lakiung Tumapa'risi' kallonna. Awalnya benteng ini berbahan dasar tanah liat, namun pada masa pemerintahan Raja Gowa ke-14 Sultan Alauddin konstruksi benteng ini diganti menjadi batu padas yang bersumber dari Pegunungan Karst yang ada di daerah Maros. Benteng Ujung Pandang ini berbentuk seperti seekor penyu yang hendak merangkak turun ke lautan. Dari segi bentuknya sangat jelas filosofi Kerajaan Gowa, bahwa penyu dapat hidup di darat maupun di laut. Begitu pun dengan Kerajaan Gowa yang berjaya di daratan maupun di lautan.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“How to get there: take a taxi to Jalan Pengayoman 18. Or exit Kompleks Gladiol and walk or bike 1.6km to the west along Jalan Pengayoman. Kios La Galigo will be on your left. One can always enjoy cheap, authentic local food from street hawkers or grimy hole-in-the-wall establishments with the occasional cockroach infestation, or visit a pricey fine-dining spot. Kios La Galigo strikes a nice balance between the two. Unairconditioned but clean, Kios La Galigo serves crowd pleasers such as red fried rice, shaved coconuts over ice, and chicken noodles. Perfect for brunch, lunch, and dinner.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Diner
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“this is the place where all kind of butterflies from. you will find many kinds of butterflies and also it has a ​beautiful waterfall”
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
“The Icon of makassar and almost all those who visit Makassar will come to this beach and will try pisang Eppe + es kelapa ;)”
  • 3 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Another excellent scuba diving spot just 1.5hrs drive away from the resort, please consult our dive team for arrangement”
  • 4 locals recommend
Transit Station
“This storied seaport caters to boats and small ships that service Makassar's adjacent islands. The boats bring in fresh seafood and passengers, and deliver various consumer goods to surrounding island communities. See various boats of traditional designs. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
“You can walk around on the edge of the krater. Last eruption 1977. The Vulcano is 1324 m high”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“How to get there: Take a taxi to Jalan Latimojong 105. This is the ONLY cafe in Makassar serving genuine top-shelf, quality, locally-sourced coffee. Makassar does have the usual gaggle of chain coffee shops, such as Starbucks, Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, and Excelso. They all serve generic, often overpriced and overroasted beans fit only for undiscerning audience, served by uncaring staff. Toarco Toraja Coffee stands heads and shoulders above the rest. Enjoy beans sourced directly from Toraja, 300km from Makassar. Toarco maintains its own plantation in Toraja, and it also sources coffee from local smallholders. Drinking Toarco coffee means supporting local Torajan community, as well as ensuring that your beans actually come from plants grown at 1800m - 2500m elevation above sea level. At Toarco Toraja Coffee, guests are served lightly roasted, blond-colored beans that maximise Torajan beans' innate multifaceted flavors. The cafe does serve frappes and frappucinos and complex milk froth-topped drinks, but guests are advised to skip these and go straight to the simple black coffee. Choose your preferred beans' village of origin, and the barista will grind your beans of choice and brew them using one of the two methods: hand drip using a Hario V60 cone or syphon. My personal recommendation: single-origin beans from Pedamaran or Sapan-Minanga village, prepared using the syphon method right in front of you. The resulting brew is almost sweet and fruity, with just the right amount of acidity, and minimal bitterness. Do have the first sip plain, unsweetened. After the first sip, do add just a touch of palm sugar. Forgo cream or milk. At the end of the visit, guests can buy beans to be enjoyed at home. The beans can be ground to one's liking, or buy them whole (this is the recommended method; invest in a home grinder and enjoy a freshly ground brew everytime!)”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“How to get there: Exit Kompleks Gladiol, and walk east for 500m along Jalan Pengayoman. Mie Ceng will be on your right. This place is crowded, unromantic, and noisy. What it delivers in yumminess makes up for its undesirable qualities. Its mainstay favorite is the Mie Ceng (Ceng Noodle). Mie Ceng is subgum Hongkong-style, deep-fried crispy noodle topped with rich, thick, seafood-chicken-vegetable broth. Many locals will tell you that Mie Ceng is an impostor, follow-up act to Mie Titi. This is true, but over the years Mie Ceng has become my preferred go-to comfort food. Plus, Mie Ceng actually cares about wiping their tables and mopping their floors. Mie Ceng is a dry establishment, which is unfortunate considering how well the salty noodle and sauce go with a frozen pint of lager or pilsener. Solution: take your noodles to go and pick up a bottle or two of Bir Bintang to enjoy in the comfort of your rental unit.”
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
  • 2 locals recommend
Administrative Area Level 2
“Toraja culture has a very strong culture. Customs influence is still strong in this area. The people are very welcoming and friendly. Very famous coffee products”
  • 2 locals recommend
Political
“Malino is altitude of 1000 feet above sea level. Have the cold. Here a lot of pine trees and the garden strawberry. Malino also have 3 pieces high waterfall and nice.”
  • 1 local recommends
Electronics Store
“Your nearest place to have all in one building. Movies, restaurants, cafes and whatever you can expect from a big mall. You’ll have only 10 minutes by walking to access this place.”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Contains of several islands that good for snorkeling, diving, dolphin tour and sightseeing. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Administrative Area Level 4
  • 1 local recommends