Museum Sonyine Malige Sultan’s Memorial
Pulau Tidore, Maluku
|Sonyine Malige Sultan’s Memorial Museum Address: Soasio, Pulau Tidore, Maluku, Indonesia, ID Close to both the white-washed bastions of the Royal Citadel (Istana Sultan) and the 17th-century Spanish fortress known as the Benteng Tohula, the Sonyine Malige Sultan’s Memorial Museum boasts a number of valuable sultan treasures, which include a sedan chair, some large spittoons, and a royal crown (mahkota), which is decorated with cassowary feathers and believed by many to hold magical properties. Open: by arrangement Admission: charge|
The museum is located in the City Soasio, Tidore Island, Tidore City, North Maluku Province, Indonesia. The museum is open daily between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 14:00 CDT. Tidore is the spice island famous in the world, ie, cloves and nutmeg. In the period around the 16th century AD, along with four other kingdoms in the region of North Maluku, the Ternate, Bacan, and Jailolo, Tidore a trading center serving the traders of Portuguese, Spanish, English, as well as from Arab and other Asian regions.
Inside this museum, visitors can see relics of the Sultanate of Ternate, such as the imperial throne, the sultan spittoon spittoon (spittoon), traditional clothing empire, the imperial seal, tools of war, Tidore typical craft, pottery equipment, custom house, blacksmith equipment , and hunting equipment. One of the Museum’s collection is quite phenomenal Sonyine Malige is the imperial crown made of gold that clung to the hair. It is said that long hair is always growing, so that on certain days to do the ritual cutting of hair. Another collection of ancient handwritten Quran, which is one of the oldest quran in Tidore.
Visiting the Island Tidore, besides drawing on historical knowledge Sonyine Malige Museum, visitors can also enjoy various other attractions that are not less interesting. For example, held a climb on the highest mountain in North Maluku region, namely Mount Kiematubu, can also visit the beautiful tourist village, Village and Village Gurubunga Topo, and then see Tidore Fort heritage, and enjoy the beauty of small island opposite the Tidore, namely Maitara Island. The travelers who stop to the island Tidore can utilize several hotels and inns on the island to stay. Lodging-inns are generally located at visit Sultan Hasanuddin Tidore. Various specialties Tidore can also be enjoyed in the food stall food stalls located on the main streets of this island.
To go Tidore Island, tourists who come from outside of North Maluku province to take advantage of a flight from Ambon, Manado, Makassar, and from Sorong Airport Babullah Sultan of Ternate. From this island, tourists and then crossed to the island through the Port Marine Tidore Bastiong. From Bastiong, tourists can use fast boats (speedboats) with a capacity of about 10 people, or can also use the ferry. The ferry usually sail twice daily to the island Tidore (Port Rum), while the fast sailing ship in accordance with passenger demand.