Beautiful View Underwater: Manado, Indonesia
The tropical city of Manado is located at the northern tip of Sulawesi Island in Indonesia, near the Philippines and surrounded by some of the most diverse coral reefs in the world. There are volcanoes, rivers and forests ideal for hiking and rafting in Manado. Manado is the largest city and a regional capital of North Sulawesi, as well as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Indonesia.
Manado Attractions: Paradise diving and snorkeling to hiking and rafting. Manado is a tourist destination with nature and activity, and although the city itself has some interesting views and some colonial architecture, most visitors spend their time at the dive sites and bungalows on the beach at the nearby National Park Bunaken Marine. Manado is the cultural center of the population Minahasa Christian and Buddhist temple in Ban Hin Kiong, is the main attraction of the city. There are also some souvenir shops and malls in the city.
Bunaken National Marine Park is the largest resort in the area of Manado. It is a diver’s paradise that attracts visitors from around the world, offering the best diving in Manado. The snorkeling in Manado is equally great in the Marine Park. The park area includes many islands. The Lembeh Strait is also popular for diving.
The nearby volcanoes Lokono Klabat, Lake Tondano, Mahawu Masarang and are excellent places for hiking around Manado, and the nearby National Park is very popular Tangkoko to observe wildlife. Rafting in Manado, on the nearby mountain streams, is also a popular activity. Some beaches are also in the area.