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Sulawesi by josepmn
Sulawesi by josepmn
Sulawesi by josepmn
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Sulawesi by josepmn
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Top sigths of Indonesia

Borobudur, the temple of Buddha, is the most widely known holy place of the archipelago. The temple is distinguished by a very original design. Borobudur looks like a pyramid that consists of many steps. It looks like the temple was made of numerous stone blocks. In true, this is a part of a hill, which slopes were tiled with andesine blocks. In the complex, travellers will find amazing terraces, beautiful statues and galleries that will tell guests more about life of Buddha. Borobudur is not the only famous sanctuary on Java Island. Lara Jonggrang Temple Complex is also very popular with tourists. The complex includes three large temples, several towers and five sanctuaries. The Temple of Siva is considered the most beautiful building of the complex. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Sulawesi Island

Cultural excursion through Sulawesi Island - things to see

There are also underground burials. By the way, in the virgin forest, you may find the Indonesian Romeo and Juliette. The legend says, a young man and a girl fell in love with each other, but they couldn’t be together, because they belonged to the same clan. But they found a way – they hanged themselves together. Their skulls still remain near each other. Are you still not tired from the death theme? Then … Open

Top hotels with reviews

Sintesa Peninsula stands out among upscale hotels of Manado; this lodge is sure to impress connoisseurs of luxury and modern style. Spacious rooms with panoramic windows from floor to ceiling are fitted with large comfortable beds and have equipped worktop. Those fond of active lifestyle would enjoy lots of pleasant surprises; they will be able to visit the upscale fitness center, relax by the pool or go to one of … Open

Attractions and active leisure

The Bunaken Island can offer 13 websites for the diving fans, where everyone can find out about the diversity of Indonesian coral fish. Diving along the walls will allow you to enjoy the beautiful corals, sharks, stingrays and majestic hump-head wrasses. The Lembeh Strait will please photographers and those, who like exotic things. Seahorses and spiders, eels, crabs and unusually-shaped shrimp – all of this you … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

In Manado you can try brenebon. Most people will like this filling soup, which contains pork, beans, spinach, and salt, and sugar, and spices of course. Tinutuan – a porridge, made with at least a pumpkin, rice, and cassava with spices is a kind of a local landmark, that’s why you can buy it at any corner. They also serve a plate with fried onion and little meatballs or fish cutlets. If you want to try … Open

Traditions and mentality of Sulawesi Island

Alive people treat the dead ones, as if they didn’t pass away, but are just sleeping. They bring them food and water, and a newspaper. They even leave a chamber pot. It is natural here to talk, greet and say goodbye to those, who are already dead. A body, filled with formaldehyde, stays in a translucent coffin in a house, where he lived before. There are two reasons for that: first, there is an unwillingness … Open

Travel guide to Sulawesi Island

Some national delicacies may look absolutely exotic and unusual for foreign guests. Just like in Korea, food with dog meat is quite widespread on Sulawesi. Experienced gourmets know that dog meat doesn’t taste much different from pork. Moreover, all meat dishes are traditionally very spicy and fragrant on the island. Kemiri nuts are also worth the attention of foodies. These nuts are widely used in desserts … Open

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