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Flower City of Tomohon

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  1. Kota Bunga Tomohon/Tomohon Flower City

  2. Kota Bunga Tomohon/ Tomohon Flower City

  3. Kota Bunga Tomohon/Tomohon Flower City

  4. Kota Bunga Tomohon/Tomohon Flower City

  5. Kota Bunga Tomohon/ Tomohon Flower City

 

Overview

Tomohon is a hill resort located some 22 kilometers east of Manado, the capital city of North Sulawesi province.  Tomohon consists of 35 villages in five sub-districts, namely West, East, Central, South and North Tomohon.

Its land contour, cool weather and fertile soil encourage the local community to cultivate various kinds of flowers and vegetables. This city is known as a producer of flower

Tomohon is a hill resort located some 22 kilometers east of Manado, the capital city of North Sulawesi province.  Tomohon consists of 35 villages in five sub-districts, namely West, East, Central, South and North Tomohon.

Its land contour, cool weather and fertile soil encourage the local community to cultivate various kinds of flowers and vegetables. This city is known as a producer of flowers.  When in season,  the  flower gardens of the local inhabitants look very beautiful.

Annually the Tomohon Flower Festival is held here in  June and July. During this event, watch the flower floats parade through the town.  A flower tournament is also held during this Festival where participants from 94 cities in Indonesia take part at the Inspiration Hill.

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To Stay

If you like to stay longer in this cool town, you don't need to worry about  accommodation because guest houses are available in the city center.

The most favorite guest houses are those located in residential areas where the flower gardens are. Tariffs for guest houses vary depending on their facilities.
 
There are several hotels and inns you can find throughout Tomohon City :

Tambul





If you like to stay longer in this cool town, you don't need to worry about  accommodation because guest houses are available in the city center.

The most favorite guest houses are those located in residential areas where the flower gardens are. Tariffs for guest houses vary depending on their facilities.
 
There are several hotels and inns you can find throughout Tomohon City :

Tambulinas
Tinoor II
Phone : 0431 - 315300

Makatembo
Tinoor II
Phone : 0431 - 3309220

Indraloka
Kinilow
Phone : 0431 - 351505

Lokon Resting Resort
Kakaskasen
Phone : 0431 - 351203, 352533

Volcano Resort
Kakaskasen
Phone : 0431 - 352988

Tomohon Guest House
Tolete
Phone : 0431 - 353005

Onong Palace
Kinilow
Phone : 0431 - 3157090, 3159446

Puri Mandey
Kolongan
Phone : 0431 - 352858

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Tips

It is suggested that you take a rented car if you like to see the flower gardens at the mountain slopes since  many are located away from the main road, while  the road here is steep and winding.  Best time to visit is during blossom season.



It is suggested that you take a rented car if you like to see the flower gardens at the mountain slopes since  many are located away from the main road, while  the road here is steep and winding.  Best time to visit is during blossom season.

To Buy

If you like flowers, you can buy various types of flowers from Tomohon as souvenirs. In addition, you can also visit the markets at Tomohon, which is open every other day.
 


If you like flowers, you can buy various types of flowers from Tomohon as souvenirs. In addition, you can also visit the markets at Tomohon, which is open every other day.
 

Get Around

Tomohon has a mountainous and hilly topography stretching from North to South. There are four volcanoes in Tomohon and two of them are still active, these are Mount Lokon and Mount Mahawu. Mount Lokon is 1,580 meters high and is the highest mountain in Tomohon.

During blossom season, you can see flowers along the road as many shops and gardens by along the mountain sides sell flowers.



Tomohon has a mountainous and hilly topography stretching from North to South. There are four volcanoes in Tomohon and two of them are still active, these are Mount Lokon and Mount Mahawu. Mount Lokon is 1,580 meters high and is the highest mountain in Tomohon.

During blossom season, you can see flowers along the road as many shops and gardens by along the mountain sides sell flowers.

Get There

Tomohon is easily reached from Manado within an hour’s drive.

Tomohon is easily reached from Manado within an hour’s drive.

To Eat

If you are into exotic food, do  come to the Tomohon traditional market before Christmas. Here you will have a unique experience trying various types of meats such as pork, bat (paniki), dog (RW), monkey (yaki), wild boar, snake, forest rats and many others.
 


If you are into exotic food, do  come to the Tomohon traditional market before Christmas. Here you will have a unique experience trying various types of meats such as pork, bat (paniki), dog (RW), monkey (yaki), wild boar, snake, forest rats and many others.
 

To Do


When you visit this city during blossom season, you will see an amazing scenery of colorful flowers at the foot of a beautiful mountain. This panorama looks perfect when the sun rises and the early morning mist has just disappeared.

Flower gardens or the local people are located at the foot of Mount Lokon. During blossom season, in December, January or April, these flowers look very beautiful with



When you visit this city during blossom season, you will see an amazing scenery of colorful flowers at the foot of a beautiful mountain. This panorama looks perfect when the sun rises and the early morning mist has just disappeared.

Flower gardens or the local people are located at the foot of Mount Lokon. During blossom season, in December, January or April, these flowers look very beautiful with Mount Lokon as  background. In addition, you can also walk along the main roads in the city filled with flower shops on both sides. A number of  have flower gardens, allowing you to pick and choose your favorite flowers.

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