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Blog saya ini khusus mengulas tentang tradisi, budaya, adat istiadat dan sejarah orang Ternate dan tempat-tempat lain di Maluku Utara. Blog ini tercipta dan dipublikasikan atas dasar kepedulian terhadap pelestarian nilai-nilai tradisi dan budaya masyarakat Ternate dan sekitarnya yang hingga saat ini semakin tenggelam dihempas derasnya arus modernisasi global.


Anda bisa berpartisipasi bersama saya mepublikasikan tradisi & budaya daerah di Blog ini berupa kiriman tulisan dan artikel tentang tradisi lokal seperti; Adat-istiadat setempatProsesi AdatProsesi RitualCeritera Legenda RakyatKebiasaan setempatPola Hidup setempat, (di Maluku Utara). Anda juga bisa mengirimkan Opini (Tulisan Lepas) serta bisa memuat gambar/foto yang mengandung berita tentang budaya dsb. Pokoknya hal-hal yang mengandung tradisi & budaya masyarakat Ternate maupun tempat lain di Maluku Utara. Yang penting no sex, no politics, no sara no provocation, no hujat dan no fitnah.... (Admin)


Mengenal tradisi, budaya dan sejarah itu penting bila ingin memahami masyarakatnya


Ternate is a small island and town in Archipelago of North Molluccas - Indonesia, located beside along the beach west of larger island namely Halmahera. In pre-colonialism period, Ternate is destination port of seaman Ferdinand Magellan at the journey of encircling earth. And the port of Ternate was the target landing of Magellan's flagship 'Trinidad' (the first ship to sail around the world). But Magellan never make it to Ternate because died on the shores of Philippines, however, his firstmate Juan Sebastian del Cano made it to Ternate and return to Spain, stated as the first man along with 18 crew to make journey around the world.


Ternate has the oldest Clove tree in world and it is still standing today, located in mountainside of this island. All clove seed in the world are originated from this one tree and it is about 370 years old. As history recorded, that the Portugese and Spain along with British and Dutch are searching for the clove seeds. (explore the earth and look for the original spice area).

Today, Ternate island is the Capital town of North Maluku province. There is an active strato volcano named Gamalama (=Big Country), two lakes, an old Sultan's palace, many castil of cololonialism and there are a lot of stories about the history and culture of Ternate people.

Baca selengkapnya......

Old Ternate Palace & Old Mosque In Ternate

View of Ternate Town

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