Tagged: Heritage Sites

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Baiturrahman Grand Mosque

With its bright white walls and majestic black domes, the 130-year old grand mosque is a magnificent site. It was here that hundreds of people sought refuge during the 204 tsunami that flattened most…

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Tana Toraja

Safely protected beyond the lofty mountains and rugged granite cliffs of the central highlands of the island of Sulawesi, are the Toraja people who live in valleys that are lush with green rice terraces…

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Otanaha Fortress

Otanaha Fortress. In the past, the Kings of Gorontalo used Otanaha Fortress as a place of protection and defense. The unique of the Fortress applies in the material that was used to build the fortress, which…

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Ban Hin Kiong Temple

The beautifully designed Ban Hin Kiong Temple in the heart of Manado’s China Town is 335 years old and is the oldest Chinese temple built here during the Qing Dynasty era in China (1644-1911).…

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Equatorial Monument

Among all countries in the world, only twelve straddle the Equator. While among the countless cities within those twelve countries, only one sits right on this invisible line that separates the earth's southern from…

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Lorentz National Park

Covering more than 9,652 square miles in one of the largest islands in the world, Lorentz National Park in Papua is considered to be the only representation of the most comprehensive transect of ecosystem…