Category: Maluku

Maluku is a province that covers the southern part of the Maluku Islands, Indonesia. The province is bordered by the Seram Sea in the north, the Indian Ocean and the Arafura Sea in the south, Papua in the east, and Sulawesi in the west.[6] The capital and largest city is the city of Ambon. Maluku province is ranked 28th province by population in Indonesia, where in 2020, the population of Maluku province is 1,848,923 people.[2][7]

Before the colonial period, Maluku became the axis of the world\'s spice trade with cloves and nutmeg as the main merchandise. This made Maluku dubbed the \”Spice Islands\” to this day. The people of Maluku trade with traders from various regions in the archipelago and abroad such as Chinese, Arab, and European traders. The wealth of these spices also became the attraction of European nations who eventually controlled the Moluccas, starting with the Portuguese and finally the Dutch.[8]

Exploring Maluku’s Historical and Cultural Heritage at the Siwalima Museum
Exploring Maluku’s Historical and Cultural Heritage at the Siwalima Museum

The Siwalima Museum in Maluku is a treasure trove for history and culture enthusiasts. Its rich collection offers a deep insight into the past of this enchanting archipelago. From traditional artifacts like clothing and weapons to exhibits that tell the tale of Maluku’s glorious maritime history, the museum takes visitors on an unforgettable journey through […]

Waisia Waterfall, a Charming Natural Attraction in West Seram
Waisia Waterfall, a Charming Natural Attraction in West Seram

Waterfalls are one of the most popular natural tourist destinations in Indonesia. West Seram, Maluku, has several beautiful waterfalls, one of which is Waisia Waterfall. Waisia Waterfall is located in Rumahkay Village, Seram Barat District, West Seram. The waterfall has a height of 80 meters and is located in the middle of a lush forest. […]

The Enchanting Beauty of Precious Water Drops at Goa Akohi
The Enchanting Beauty of Precious Water Drops at Goa Akohi

Goa Akohi, a hidden natural wonder located in Negeri Tamilouw, Amahai District, Central Maluku Regency, Maluku, offers the allure of precious water drops rarely found elsewhere. The name “Akohi” is derived from the Akohilo clan’s territory where the cave is situated. Upon entering Goa Akohi, visitors are greeted with a stunning entrance adorned with captivating […]

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