Travel Tips in ujung pandang
|Where to eat in Makassar|
Makassar is haven for seafood lovers, here, every night, you can find dozens of seafood warung on the opposite of Fort Rotterdam and around the Paotere harbour. These seafood warungs serves tastiest and cheapest seafood in town, not to mention the seafood warungs around Paotere that are famous for their grilled milkfish served with peanut sauce and coconut milk soup. Most famous eataries for seafood are Lae Lae on Jl. Datu Museng and Kios Semarang on Jl. Penghibur.
But Makassar has more than seafood, there is Coto Makassar, traditional makassar soup made from bufallo innards that can be found almost everywhere in Makassar but the famous ones are Coto Gagak on Jl. Gagak, Coto Nusantara on Jl. Nusantara, Coto Daeng on Jl. Karunrung and Jl. Pengayoman, Coto Dewi on Jl. Sunu, Jl. Sultan Alauddin and Jl. Perintis Kemerdekaan and Coto Ranggong on Jl. Ranggong. Another kind of tasty soup is Sop Konro, the most famous one is Sop Konro Karebosi, Jl. Lompobattang. It serves Sop Konro (beef ribs in traditional dark soup) and Konro Bakar (grilled beef ribs, served with tasty peanut sauce). There is also Pallubasa, Makassar style meat soup. The soup is spicy and contains grated coconut. The most famous Pallubasa is located on Jl. Serigala, known as Pallubasa Serigala.
For you who want to get Chinese dishes you can go around the chinatown (Jl. Sulawesi, Jl Lombok, Jl. Sangir and surrounding area) for a delicious Pangsit Mie and Mie Kanton. For authentic Japanese restaurant, Shogun on Jl. Penghibur is an excellent choice. And for Indian flavour Rumah Makan Malabar at Jl.Sulawesi is a good option.
And if you want to taste traditional snacks, Pisang epe', pressed grilled banana, served with melted brown sugar, is agood choice; can be found on Losari beach. Available with chocolate, cheese, and durian (seasonal) flavor.
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Makassar is a metropolis and gateway to eastern Indonesia. This huge city is around 175 km2 and keeps on expanding in every direction with new suburbs everywhere. For the visitors, Makassar offers several interesting places to visit including
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