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All about tourist attractions of Maluku, Indonesia: places, culture, history, and all their uniqueness and exotism rarely found anywhere else in the world.

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Created by: Senny Sapulete

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Batu Capeo (literally, "hat stone") is a coral rock shaped like an upside-down hat, said to have its origin from a legendary royal princess who lost her hat while riding nearby on her horse; taken ...

Domain: Tourism & hospitality; Category: Landmarks

Cakalele dance is a traditional, mystical war dance from Northern and Central Maluku, usually performed by about 30 male and female dancers. The males dance with big machetes on their right hands and ...

Domain: Dance; Performing arts; Tourism & hospitality; Category: Exotic; Tourist attractions

Fort Duurstede in Saparua-island was built by Portuguese collonial settlers in 1676, then seized and rebuilt in 1691 by Dutch rulers to guard their power and interest as spice-trade monopolist in the ...

Domain: History; Travel; Category: Travel sites

Hila Kaitetu village, located about 35 km from Ambon city, possesses some historical sites such as Immanuel church (built in 1659) and Wapauwe mosque (built in 1414), both claimed by the locals to be ...

Domain: Archaeology; History; Tourism & hospitality; Category: Tourist attractions

Hunimua beach, located at Liang village about 40 km from Ambon city, once declared the most beautiful beach in Indonesia by UNDP in 1990, until today is still a favourite spot to domestic and foreign ...

Domain: Tourism & hospitality; Category: Tourist attractions

Lenso dance is usually performed in weddings and traditional ceremonies by 6-10 female dancers, sometimes more. Each dancer holds lenso's (handkerchiefs) in both hands and sways them around with ...

Domain: Dance; Category: Exotic

Manusela National Park, covering an area of 189,000 hectares or 20% of Seram Island, is said to be the most beautiful national park in Indonesia. Consisting of magnificent rainforests, mountains, ...

Domain: Natural environment; Tourism & hospitality; Travel; Category: Forests; Mountains; Plateau; Tourist attractions

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