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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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Pukul manyapu (literally "broom hitting") is an age-old tradition in Mamala and Morela villages in Ambon Island, performed by 20 young men, divided in 2 groups, whipping each other with 1.5 m-long ...

Domain: Culture; Tourism & hospitality; Category: General culture; Tourist attractions

Bambu gila (literally, "crazy bamboo") is a traditional dance-game usually performed by 7 young men holding tightly to a bamboo stick, approximately 2.5 m long and 8 cm in diameter, which has been ...

Domain: Dance; Category: Exotic

Martha Christina Tiahahu was a female heroine from Nusa Laut Island, who joined the armed resistance against the Dutch occupiers in 1817 when she was just 17. She was captured, and eventually died on ...

Domain: History; Category: World history

Thomas Matulessy, a.k.a. Kapitan Pattimura, is the most famous national hero from Maluku. Formerly a sergeant in the British occupying army, he then led the armed struggle against the Dutch colonial ...

Domain: History; Category: World history

Soya village, located on the mountains about 4 km from Ambon city, was once the central spot of the oldest independent kingdom in Ambon Island, up to the arrival of Portuguese and Dutch occupiers. It ...

Domain: Anthropology; Archaeology; Culture; History; Tourism & hospitality; Category: Archaeology; Cultural anthropology; Egyptian history; Landmarks; Tourist attractions

Siwalima Museum is located about 5 km from the capital of Maluku province, Ambon, exhibiting various artifacts of Maluku culture and arts, some even dating back to prehistoric times. It also contains ...

Domain: Anthropology; Archaeology; Art history; Arts & crafts; Culture; Tourism & hospitality; Category: Archaeology tools; Artifacts; Cultural anthropology; Ethnology; General art history; Sculpture; Tourist attractions; Zooarchaeology

Pombo Island, located between Ambon Island and Haruku Island, has been officially declared a natural conservation area since 1973. Being kept uninhabited by human until today, this 1000-hectares ...

Domain: Natural environment; Tourism & hospitality; Travel; Category: Coral reefs; Tourist attractions; Travel sites

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