Top 6 attractions to explore in South Sulawesi
South Sulawesi is a province in the southern peninsula of Sulawesi. The Selayar Islands archipelago to the south of Sulawesi is also part of the province.
Located in the Maros regency in the province of South Sulawesi, the Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park is 43,750 hectares wide and is divided into three major types of ecosystems, namely the karst ecosystems, a lowland forest ecosystem, and a lower montane forest ecosystem. Within the national park, visitors can also find a butterfly museum which houses thousands of unique and rare butterflies that have and still inhabit the area
Bantimurung Waterfall is the part of Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park, in the region of Bantimurung, Maros Regency, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Bantimurung waterfall has a width of 20 meters and a height of 15 meters with hills panorama and natural waterfall cascading from the top of cliffs.
Fort Somba Opu was a fortified commercial center of the Gowa Sultanate. The fort was the center of the Gowa Sultanate in the 16th-century until its destruction by the Dutch East India Company in 1669. The fort was reconstructed in 1990. A 9-meter cannon has been discovered in the fort, as well as other artifacts that were collected within a nearby site museum.
Fort Rotterdam is an Old Dutch colonial fort in Makassar, overlooking the harbor. The fort was the Dutch regional military and governmental headquarters until the 1930s. It was extensively restored in the 1970s and is now a cultural and educational center, a venue for music and dance events, and a tourist destination.
Balla Lompoa Museum is a reconstruction of the royal palace of Gowa, which was established during the reign of the 31st King of Gowa in 1936. The historical objects are displayed based on the general function of each room in the museum building.
Map of attractions in South Sulawesi