old pictures of Indonesia


October 21, 2013

Macassar Chinatown ~ Celebes Sulawesi ~ Indonesia ca 1915

Makassar sometimes spelled Macassar, Mangkasara — is the provincial capital of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, and the largest city on Sulawesi Island. From 1971 to 1999, the city was named Ujung Pandang, after a precolonial fort in the city, and the two names are often used interchangeably.