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19 February 2009

manado-mapManado is the capital of the North Sulawesi province of Indonesia. Manado is located at the Bay

of Manado, and is surrounded by a mountainous area. The city has about 417,548 inhabitants. The

municipality of Manado is divided into nine districts: Malalayang, Sario, Wanea, Wenang, Tikala,

Mapanget, Singkil, Tuminting and Mapanget.
The Dutch East India Company built a fortress in Manado in 1658. As with regions in eastern

Indonesia, Manado has undergone Christianization by Dutch missionaries, including Riedel and

Schwarz. The Javanese prince Diponegoro was exiled to Manado by the Dutch government in 1830.

The English biologist Alfred Wallace visited Manado in 1859, and praised the town for its


In 1919, the Apostolic Prefecture of Celebes was established in the city. In 1961, it was

promoted as the Diocese of Manado.

The city was heavily damaged by Allied bombing during World War II. In 1958, the headquarters of

the rebel movement Permesta were moved to Manado. When Permesta confronted the central

government with demands for political, economic and regional reform, Jakarta responded in Manado

by bombing the city in February 1958, and then invading in June 1958.

santika_bigAs the largest city in the region, Manado is a key tourist transit point for visitors. Sam

Ratulangi International Airport of Manado is one of the main entry ports to Indonesia. In 2005,

no less than 15,000 international passengers entered Indonesia via Sam Ratulangi International

Airport. Ecotourism is the biggest attraction in Manado. Scuba diving and snorkelling on the

nearby island of Bunaken are popular attractions. Ban Hin Kiong Temple is another tourism spot

in the city, especially during the Chinese new year celebration. Souvenirs shops are located on

B.W. Lapian street. Other places of interest are nearby Lake Tondano, Lokon Volcano, Klabat

Volcano and Mahawu Volcano.lokon


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    • 21 November 2013 2:43 pm


  4. 1 March 2013 5:14 am

    “Manado | Natural Resources and Earth” Discount Roman Shades truly causes me ponder a little
    bit more. I personally adored every single element of it.
    Thanks for the post -Fannie

    • 1 March 2013 11:17 am

      Thank you for your comment and thank you for your visit in Manado 🙂

  5. 13 February 2013 9:26 pm

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    • 1 March 2013 11:20 am


  6. Sam Lapian permalink
    27 May 2012 7:46 am

    Lovely place to be… Beautiful Manado and Sulawesi-Utara, most of my families were born there. Soon I will visit this place together with my new love… Salam semua dari Sam Lapian

    • 1 March 2013 11:23 am

      thank you for the compliment and I hope you do not forget to Manado
      (sorry sudah sekian lama baru di balas)

  7. Sam Lapian permalink
    21 February 2010 2:17 pm

    Lovely place to be, I think! Beautiful Manado and Sulawesi-Utara, most of my families was born there! Soon I will visit this place together with my wife and family!

    • 1 March 2013 11:54 am

      thank’s Sam

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