Fort Rotterdam

November 15th, 2010 by Zaenal Arifin | 8 Comments | Filed in Tour History

A Brief History of Fort Fort Rotterdam is one of the fort in South Sulawesi that may be considered to be majestic and charming. A New York Times reporter, Barbara Crossette fort was once described as “the best preserved Dutch fort in Asia.” Initially the fort was called Fort Jumpandang (Ujung Pandang). The fort is a historical relic Sultanate of Gowa, the Empire never Berjaya around the 17th century with a capital of Makassar. Empire actually has 17 pieces surrounding the fort throughout the capital. Only, Fort Fort Rotterdam is the most magnificent fortress citadel fort among others, and its authenticity has been preserved until now.

The fort was built in 1545 by King of Gowa to-X named Imanrigau Daeng Bonto Karaeng Lakiung or Karaeng Tunipalangga Ulaweng. At the beginning of this castle is a rectangular, like the architectural style of the Portuguese fort. Basic ingredients and mix rock and clay that is burned to dry.

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