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Waruga Burial Complexes

Jalan Tondano-Airmadidi, Airmadidi, Indonesia
+62 895-1550-7588
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Very unique and worth the visit!

Seeing these old tombs is a very unique experience. A guide should be able to explain to you what... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
allisonde7890
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Paris, France
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the historic heritage of the ancient of minahasa tribe as megalitic tombs

In egipt they have piramide but in minanahasa are warugas is stone grave. as the thirds humanbeing... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
guidejotjelala
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Tomohon, Indonesia
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Jalan Tondano-Airmadidi, Airmadidi, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Seeing these old tombs is a very unique experience. A guide should be able to explain to you what the different symbols mean. For example, a sun means it is a Japanese person and a figure in a European coat is a Spanish person (that...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

In egipt they have piramide but in minanahasa are warugas is stone grave. as the thirds humanbeing before get to heaven. our first house is inside mother and second house is the house where you live after by the mother.this is very nice where you...More

1  Thank guidejotjelala
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

During my travel to Manado, after visit the most visited place which is Bunaken, i choose visit a unique historical burial site in Manado - Waruga in Airmadidi. This place is coffin from stone - where people placed their dead body in a squatting position...More

Thank asriniruth
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

There are few places in Airmadidi area that have warugas, old Minahasan sarcophagus. We have stopped by famous Rap-Rap, located in Airmadidi. There are around 150 stone sarcophagus located here, many stones have a different engravings, shapes, sizes. It was very intresting to see all...More

1  Thank Boleslav
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Archaeological Park Waruga-Waruga Sawangan, after writing about the Archaeological Park Mural Waruga Sawangan published previously. In the Archaeological Park Waruga-Waruga Sawangan there are 144 waruga moved to where it was in 1817, after the Dutch colonial government issued a ban in 1800 to no longer...More

Thank Bagus B
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is an amazing mystical tours which is in north sulawesi. this is the megalithic heritage, where in there are have a dead body. waruga consists of body section and cover the core is empty to be filled remains of the dead. waruga scattered in...More

Thank Fadhel M
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

waruga is a coffin from stone and made by 1 people before die and use this coffin after die and position in the coffin like first born

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Reviewed 14 August 2015

Never would have thought that visiting a burial site would be interesting, but it was and educational too. Our guide explained to us how, in the olden days, the people placed their dead in a squatting position in these carved stone structures. A closer look...More

Thank dynamic14
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Reviewed 27 August 2014

So I had this idea to visit Waruga Burial Complexes while I am still here in N. Sulawesi but I had no idea where those warugas are located. We went to Tondano, to Sawangan, and got ourselves completely guided by a young man and he...More

4  Thank sashimidress
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Reviewed 10 June 2012

North Sulawesi is a beautiful part of the world, but it mostly attracts people interested in Pulau Bunaken, famed for its diving. However, it has a rich natural heritage on land, too, and is a very scenic part of the country. There is also something...More

6  Thank Raymond W
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