Fort Rotterdam is a fort built in Makassar on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. It was captured by the Dutch in 1667 and became a center of Dutch colonial power in Sulawesi. Following the Java War (1825–1830), Javanese prince, and now national hero, Diponegoro was imprisoned in the fort following his exile to Makassar in 1830 until his death in 1855. It was also used as a Japanese prisoner of war camp in World War II.
Fort Rotterdam, known as Benteng Makassar, a historical site of the great Gowa Kingdom.
Bissapu Waterfall is located at Bonto Salluang Village about 5 km or 15 minutes drive from Bantaeng.
Leang-leang Pre-historical paintings are 5,000 year old prehistoric cave paintings, located about half an hour's drive from the city centre.Losari Beach is a popular tourism site in the city where sunsets can be viewed from a promenade.Kayangan Island, which can be reached in 15 minutes by ferry. Bantimurung Waterfall, about 41 km, is a cascade of sparkling water between rocky cliffs into a stream shaded by tall trees.
About 15 metres further down, there is a Natural Dreaming Cave with its beauty in limestone forms that can take you into a dream world.
Paotere Harbour, an anchorage for phinisi schooners, the famous traditional Buginese ships that sailed across the Pacific Ocean to the coast of Africa.
Tomb of Sultan Hasanuddin, a huge crypt, and also the tombs of other kings of Gowa, about 8 km.