Ujung Pandang, Indonesia
Unjung Pandang (Makassar) is the provincial capital of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, and the largest city on Sulawesi Island. The port city is located on the southwest coast of the island of Sulawesi, facing the Makassar Strait.
Unjung Pandang is home to the Trans Kalla—the biggest indoor theme park in Southeast Asia and third largest in the world. Beside the Theme Park, it also has a tourist resort, a marina, a bank office, and a shopping center which will be completed around 2012. The theme park is located in Tanjung Bunga. Other attractions include Fort Roterdam, an old fortress from Sulawesi’s Time as a Dutch colony.
Things to See & Do
* Losari Beach
* Fort Rotterdam
* Pulau Khayangan island
* Trans Studio – indoor theme park
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Rupiah (IDR)
Language – Indonesian
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Population – 1,300,000 approx
Land Area - 175.77 km2
Time - GMT plus seven hours
International Country Telephone Code – +62
Port Location – There are ports located at Balikpapan in Borneo and Makassar and Palu in Sulawesi.
Travel Links – Hasanuddin International Airport is located 20 km from Makassar and has flights to Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Surabaya, Denpasar, Banjarmasin, Balikpapan, Kendari, Palu, Manado, Gorontalo, Ambon, Ternate, Manokwari, Sorong, Kuala Lumpur, and Jayapura.