The most beautiful natural attractions in South Sulawesi

The most beautiful natural attractions in South Sulawesi

South Sulawesi is a beautiful tourist destination with countless tourist attractions. We already presented the cultural attractions of the area, today we focus on the most beautiful natural attractions in South Sulawesi. The Bantimurung Falls in South Sulawesi lies at only 41 km from Makassar. Sparkling water cascades are coming out from behind the rocks, than continue their way in the shadow of the hight trees, in trickling streams. The brightly colored Peacock butterflies that live ther... [ read more ]

Top 5 cultural sites in South Sulawesi

Top 5 cultural sites in South Sulawesi

According to the Torajan mythology in South Sulawesi the partiarch of the nation descended from the sky with a boat to the Mountain of Kandora. The traditional Tangkonan houses are built on stilts and their top curls in the front and back. This form reminds us of the form of the Torajan ancestor’s vessel who came to this area about 20 generations ago. The houses are faced to north, toward s the Kandora Mountain. A Torajan beliefs of South Sulawesi are a unique blend of animist and Chris... [ read more ]

Tourist attractions in West Sulawesi

Tourist attractions in West Sulawesi

West Sulawesi was separated from the province of South Sulawesi in 2004. The center of the new province became Mamuju, and the area was divided into five governorates. It has pacific, lowland and upland areas, therefor is an area with good soil. The climate is tropical. The inhabitants of the western coast of Sulawesi are known as brave sailors known and the culture of the people living in the central, mountainous areas of the province is similar to the Toraja culture. The tourist attract... [ read more ]

Tourist attractions in South Sulawesi

Tourist attractions in South Sulawesi

The sea traveler Bugis have always been famous, today they have a dominant role in the world's last commercial sailing fleet. They are living in the southern part of the Sulawesi Island, on the coastal areas. The northerly mountainous interior is the land of the Torajan (Tana Toraja), often also called the kingdom of heaven kings. The tourist attractions of South Sulawesi include stunning sites, subtle, masterful silk fabrics, silver filigrees and many beautiful architectural attractions.... [ read more ]

The natural attractions of Central Sulawesi

The natural attractions of Central Sulawesi

Central Sulawesi has a beautiful natural surrounding. It has a diverse fauna and flora, the ebony, the teak wood, the rattan, the banyan and black orchid are especially precious. A shy babirusa, the anoa, deer and various species of birds including the rare hammerhead hen, the negro macaque native in Celebes, the tangkasi ie the tarsier are awaiting for the adventurous visitors including those who love hiking, whitewater paddling and bird observing. In the following we present you the mos... [ read more ]

The cultural heritage of Central Sulawesi

The cultural heritage of Central Sulawesi

In the middle of the Indonesian archipelago, in the province of Central Sulawesi province you will find the ancient megaliths, the indigenous village communities, the mossy mountainrocks, the calm lakes with blue water, the long rivers for rafting winding in an almost untouched environment, the diving paradises of the spectacular coral reefs, the tiny uninhabited islands with endless white beaches and the rich nature reserves. In this context is a particular pleasure to observe the cultur... [ read more ]

Most important water attractions in North Sulawesi

Most important water attractions in North Sulawesi

The province of North Sulawesi is the home of white pristine beaches and the magnificent coral reefs protecting the mountains. The main attractions of Manado can be found on the high seas: the coral reefs of the nearby Bunaken Island are under protection, the conservation area is one of the most beautiful spots for sea diving in the world. If you haven’t decided yet to travel to this beautiful province, read our presentation regarding the most important water attractions in North Sulawe... [ read more ]

Cultural attractions in North Sulawesi

Cultural attractions in North Sulawesi

The center of North Sulawesi is the city of Manado. Manado is an attractive and prosperous city. Just like Jakarta, there are a lot of spectacular public sculptures that merit the attention. The culture and the architecture of the town is a special mixture of the Indonesian, Filipino and Chinese elements. Although Manado has a private dock, deep water maritime center in North Sulawesi is the prt of Bitung at 48 km from Manado. Bitung is a national and international maritime trade point. I... [ read more ]

Best scuba diving places in Sulawesi

Best scuba diving places in Sulawesi

According to U.S. Scuba Diving Magazine Sulawesi Island in Indonesia is one of the most important and beautiful scuba diving places in the world. If you want to find the best scuba diving places in Sulawesi, explore the beautiful Bunaken National Marine Park, where you can see colorful tropical fish, sea turtles and dolphins. In addition to Bunaken, you can do diving at the chain of the islands Sangir-Talaud with white sandy beaches. Tasik Ria is another interesting beach, at 20 km to the... [ read more ]

Exploring nature in Sulawesi

Exploring nature in Sulawesi

There are many places in Sulawesi where you can enjoy nature. We would like to present you several famous and beautiful lakes of this country, two wonderful waterfalls in a breathtaking surrounding and some magnificent mountains you could visit while exploring nature in Sulawesi. If you would like to combine this experience with the local tradition, you can visit Bulukumba and watch can how the inlanders build houses or traditional ships.   You can even have a Cadik ... [ read more ]