Mount Dua Saudara from Bitung harbour

Hiking Up Mount Dua Saudara

Upon arrival in the town of Bitung in North Sulawesi,  you will be greeted by a beautiful mountain with a twin peak called Mt. Dua Sudara (often also written Mt. Dua Saudara), meaning : the two brothers. This extinct volcano is located some 12 km from Bitung, east of Mt. Klabat and faces the Tangkoko Batuangus Nature Reserve at Madidir[…]

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The Tarsius monkey, Tandurusa Zoological Park

Tandurusa Zoological Gardens in The City Of Bitung

If you wish to see Sulawesi’s many strange animals, like the cute little tarsiers, the maleo birds, macaques and others, but do not have the time nor the patience to hike into the forests, then your answer must surely be a visit to the Tandurusa Zoological Gardens in the city of Bitung, the harbor city of Manado, capital of North Sulawesi[…]

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Bitung harbour, North Sulawesi

The Port City Of Bitung in Manado

On the north eastern peninsula of the island of Sulawesi that forms the Province of North Sulawesi, lies the port of Bitung facing the Moluccas Strait. This is  the harbour of Manado that has lately made rapid strides in development. The name Bitung refers to the lines of vegetation decorating its coastline but another source says that the name[…]

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