Get to know Palu, the capital city of Sulawesi Tengah. In its North and East, there is Donggala; Sigi on its south, and Parigi Moutong on the East. Palu is often dubbed as Fifth Dimension city as it contains valleys, oceans, rivers, mountains, and bays. You will find both mountains and oceans in this city as far as your eyes can see.
South to Palu, a beautiful view awaits you in Sigi; only 20 minutes from Palu. Move a little to west and east, and you will see the beauty of Donggala beach; with its Tosca color gradations, only 30 minutes from the center of Palu. A haven for those who love snorkeling: there are a vast white sanded-area and a huge variety of sea biome in Donggala.
Other tourist attractions in Palu that you must not miss:
- Gong Peace Monument
- Paralayang in Matantimali
- Tanjung Karang Beach
- Pusat Laut Donggala
- Bora Hotspring
- Wera Waterfall
- Mangrove Park Donggala
It would be a pity to miss out on Palu’s culinary. Something will be missing from your trip if you do not stop and try Palu’s own kaledo, a unique dish made out of stewed cow legs and served with rice or boiled cassava. There is also jeppa (made of sagoo and coconut), a snack perfect served warm while you sit on the beautiful shores of Palu. The city of Palu also has locals’ favorite: corn rice, kelor leaves, duo (Palu’s own anchovies) and Palumara fish. All of it can be found easily in any restaurant in Palu.
The new culture you can experience in Palu is endless. The original tribe of Palu, the Kaili, has 22 varieties of their language. Isn’t that just wonderful? The myriad of traditional ceremonies and dances are showcased annually in their own cultural festival as to preserve the traditional charm of Palu.
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