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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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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