Paotere Harbor, Makassar

2.7
Pier / Boardwalk · Tourist Spot
Conveniently located just a 15-minute becak ride north of the city center, Paotere Harbor represents a bustling hub of seaside and fishing activity. Survey the locally built, famed Bugis ships, which dock here throughout the day and watch as they load and unload goods. Together with the locals working the fisheries, these ships provide a valuable insight into the day-to-day business of the area. Walk down the dock to visit a variety of stalls; head south to experience the vibrant fish market. Make Paotere Harbor a centerpiece of your Makassar vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Makassar travel route planner.
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  • Very lively place with people from various ages.We could see many ships loading unloading various kinds of goods and food item carrying them to other islands. We saw some old ships made of wood. It...  more »
  • Went in for a quick visit. Got to go on a boat and see the inside. Working port with a lot of hardworking men! But we, as foreigners were a bigger attraction than they were haha.  more »
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