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The Meaning of Candi Village in Bitung



The former of Candi Village. (Foto: Kaligis)

MANADO, – Hearing the word Candi (temple), immediately remember the religious buildings of ancient relics which comes from the Hindu Buddhist civilization.

Apparently, in District Maesa, Bitung City, there is a village had named Candi (temple). Journalist Zona Utara has been visit Candi Village, Wednesday (21/2/2018). Apparently, according to the residents the temple have related to the phenomenon of tidal sea water.

“At that time, when has tide we usually shout look out for a Candi,” they said.

But, about hoe it is use the word Candi, they do not know exactly. Unlike disclosed by Arnold Petrus Sumolang (84), a resident from Pakadoodan Village, Maesa District. According to him, the temple has not related with the historical artifacts of the Hindu Buddhist kingdom. But, closely related to the existence a memorial that built by the Japanese Army as a symbol of the sinking Japanese warship in the Lembeh Strait.

“Since i was at here in 1970, the village has named Candi,” he said.

According to him, the foundation of the monument is still there but the memorial is no longer.

“The foundation is 6 Diameter. The monument has been broken and carried by sea waves or already covered in sand,” said Sumolang.

By the monitoring of Zona Utara jounalist, the location has become the place of the fishermen tethered his boat, a place for shipbuilding activities and there is a Bimoli oil company.

Interestingly, we have found traces of the memorial presence. There is a small circle of stone with a diameter of 40 cm, which is estimated to amount more than one but has been buried.

Based on the information of the residents, the word Candi has not related with the building of ancient relics of the worship.


Editor : Christo Senduk


Explore Manado: Culinary Tourism in Manado City

And if you like spicy foods, then maybe your tongue will be happy if you take it to Manado.



MANADO, – Almost every regions in Indonesia has their own unique culinary. Each of them has different taste in combining the foods. And if you like spicy foods, then maybe your tongue will be happy if you take it to Manado.

Manado, North Sulawesi is popular with its culinary tourism, a variety of unique traditional food has been known in both Indonesia and aboard. The most popular foods in Manado are chilies, fish, and meat. Manadonese food is famous of two things: the Minahasa eat absolutely anything, and the flavor of choice is very, very spicy. Sugar is used little if at all, with flavor added through lemon and herbs.

Well, here are the lists of culinary tourism in Manado:

  • Sambal Dabu Dabu

A spicy condiment made of hallots, peppers, bird’s eye chili, lemon juice, and some diced raw tomatoe. The Fresh and sour tasty, and spicy of course. It is perfect match with smoked fish.
  • Ayam Rica Rica

Ayam rica rice made from chicken and lots of chili that cooked in a thick coconut milk and lime.

  • Woku

Woku is the name of fish and spice mixture that cooked in a clay pot. Because it was cooked in a clay pot for a long time, Woku would have an amazing aroma when it is served warm and make you hungry immediately.

  • Tinutuan

Tinutuan or better known as Manado Porridge. A wet food made from rice, noodles, pumpkin and various vegetables such as corn kernels, spinach, kale, basil, yellow gourd, and gravy. Tinutuan has been the icon of Manado city. It is mostly preferred as a breakfast menu. So, it would be very easy to get this food every morning either it is on a street food stands or even a fancy restaurant. But if you want to taste the best and most original taste of Tinutuan, then you need to try one at Jalan Wakeke.
  • Extreme Culinnary

Manado city is popular for using strange meat on their dish. Such as: snake, pork, dog, bat, rat. You can found these extreme foods in Tomohon city, Kawangkoan village, and Langowan village.

Manado city also has two traditional drink, they are saguer and cap tikus made from palm tree. Just drinks enough as you can, because these both could make drunk.

Here is the recommended culinary list restaurant in Manado city:

  1. Boulevard area on Jalan Piere Tendean.
  2. Wahaha Seafood Restaurant at Kawasan Foodcity Mega Mas, Jalan Bulevard 2 Blok Food City No. 1.
  3. D’Terrace at Mega Mas Beach Area
  4. Raja Sate BBQ & Asian Resto on Jalan Boulevard No. 9
  5. RM Swadaya on Jalan Sam Ratulangi No. 374
  6. Wisata Bahari Resto on Jalan Wolter Monginsidi No. 1.
  7. City Extra Restaurant on Jalan Raya Tanawangko, Kalasey Village.
  8. Nasi Kuning Saroja in Jalan Diponegoro No. 9.
  9. Wakeke Area on Jalan Wakeke
  10. Raja Oci Restaurant on Jalan Sudirman No.85
  11. Green Garden Restaurant on Jalan Dr Sam Ratulangi 52

Wonderful places in Manado…

Editor: Ronny A. Buol

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