Taman Nukila in Center Ternate Sub-District, North Maluku Province
One of the most recommended places to visit during weekends is none other than parks. For those who visit Ternate City in Indonesia, for example, they may find a famous park called Nukila. The location is in Center Ternate Sub-District and it has become a good place for relaxation and enjoying a family recreation. This park resides near to Sultan Babullah Airport, so it has a nice accessibility and tourists can find various local transportation services as well in order to get to the location. As people may expect, they can find peace and comfy nuance once arriving at the park. This explains why the site becomes a perfect vacation destination either during weekends and holidays.
The most noticeable feature of Taman Nukila is none other than the presence of the green signage. The purpose of the signage is to provide information regarding the name of the park itself, which is “Taman Nukila”. Aside from it, the park features lush green shrubs which make the site shady and comfortable. The next impressive feature of the park is definitely the stunning sea scenery on the horizon. It is because the park resides in the coastal area, so tourists can enjoy the panorama comfortably. Plus, the breezy wind of the sea feels quite warm. Sometimes, in fact, several boats are seen passing by on the sea.
Exploring Taman Nukila
One thing that makes Taman Nukila different from others is the location, which resides by the sea. This makes the park is suitable for relaxation and sightseeing. That means visitors can simply sit in the park and enjoy the nuance comfortably. Thanks to the presence of shady shrubs and trees. It provides a more comfy atmosphere to the site and helps tourists to get rid of boredom or stresses at once.
Taman Nukila is also popular among local families. It is because parents want to bring their kids to a comfy beautiful place and use the available playing ground located near to the park. Not to mention the site provides a wide pavement for tourists to walk on during exploration. Here is the tip. In order to enjoy the atmosphere of the park to the fullest, tourists should only come to the site either in the morning or afternoon. The purpose is to avoid the heat of the sun, without a doubt.
Another reason to visit Taman Nukila is to learn the history of the site. In terms of name, it derives from the name of a famous Queen who ruled Ternate Island back then, which is Queen Boki Rainha Nukila. She was the first female Indonesia who stood against the imperialism of the 16th century, actually. In order to remember her greatness, the locals decided to build the park and use her name on it. For the information, the inauguration was in 2014.
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How to Get There
From Ternate City, tourists only need to get to Center Ternate Sub-district by any local transportation service. The distance is only 4.7 km, so the trip may take about 15-20 minutes. It can even be faster and more convenient if they take Yos Sudarso Street. There is no need to hire a tour guide, though, as the park resides by the sea.
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