Your travel guide to Sulawesi, one of the four Greater Sunda Islands of Indonesia, being enormous in size and population. It is formerly known as Celebes to the Portuguese.The shape of this island is unique and easily recognized by many and aptly so as the place is full of unique cultures, unexplored land, mountains and even the sea.
Sulawesi’s population is 14 million, about 7% of Indonesia’s population and the largest city here is Makassar. Majority religion is Islam with next substantial minority being Christian. Sulawesi is also rich with a variety of flora and fauna from mix of both Asian and Australasian species. The national parks that protects this rich ecosystem had been proposed to UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sulawesi Travel Map
Places to Visit
Manado – gateway to North Sulawesi
Togian / Togean Islands – most well known for its diving spots that are almost untouched
Bunaken Island – for diving and snorkeling at the Marine National Park with diverse corals and marine life species
Makassar – capital of South Sulawesi and an important port to explore this region
Tana Toraja – discover ancient rightes and unique Toraja people which are unchanged for the last 100 years
Wakatobi Island – another diving location in Sulawesi with more than 25 coral reefs and 900 marine species.