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Benteng Otanaha

Jl. Usman Isa No.kelurahan, Dembe I, Kota Bar., Kota Gorontalo, Gorontalo 96181, Indonesia

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About Benteng Otanaha

Otanaha Fortress is one of the tourism site in Gorontalo province, Indonesia. It was built in 1522 by King Ilato from Gorontalo Kingdom and Portuguese sailors to strengthen the area security and defense. Located in Dembe Hill, this fort was made from mixture of sand, calcium, and eggs of Maleo birds. To reach the top of this fort, there are 348 steps. From the top of this fortress, there are panoramic view of Limboto Lake and some part of Gorontalo region. It is one of the famous tourist attract



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Bogani Nani Wartabone National Park77.74km from Benteng Otanaha

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Togian Islands142.5km from Benteng Otanaha

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Kepulauan Togean National Park164.79km from Benteng Otanaha

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Unauna Island175.51km from Benteng Otanaha

Una-Una  is an Indonesian island, part of the Togian Islands in the Gulf of Tomini.It  is a small volcanic island created by the Colo volcano. Its vegetation primarily consists of coconut trees. Most of the island was devastated by pyroclastic flows following an eruption of the volcano in 1983. Currently its population is approximately 200 inhabitants and is concentrated in the island's 3 villages: Unauna, Kololio and Tampobatu. Una Una is surrounded by thriving reefs home to big schools of fish

Bangkalan Island198.64km from Benteng Otanaha

Bangkalan is a town on the western coast of Madura Island in Indonesia, the government seat of the Bangkalan Regency.  Mount Jaddih is 10 kilometers from Bangkalan and can be accessed by a motorcycle to the mountain top to see Bangkalan town and Suramadu Bridge. The 500-hectare limestone hill of Mount Jaddih also offers a spring-water swimming pool for free. Other objects of interest to tourists near Bangkalan are a lighthouse from the Dutch colonial era, Rongkang Beach, and the religious site o

Lake Linow217.52km from Benteng Otanaha

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Gorontalo province of Indonesia located on the island of Sulawesi. The provincial capital as well as the main gateway and the most populated city is Gorontalo City which is also famous for the nickname "Porch of Medina" .