Bone Tourism Travel Guide and Tourist Attractions Information in Bone, South Sulawesi.
Bone is one of the strongest and largest kingdom that once existed in South Sulawesi, call it Bone Kingdom. The capital city is Watampone. The graveyard of the king of the 17 th century B.C., located on Bukaka street, a road leading to Sengkang regency is considered quite important to be visited. The type of the grave are similar to those of the King Gowa.
Bone Regency located 174 km towards the eastern city of Makassar, it has a strategic position in the trade of goods and services at eastern Indonesia and the crossings to the South East Sulawesi and also know as the place of the biggest rice production in South Sulawesi
The boundaries area of Bone Regency is :
- Wajo and Soppeng at Northern.
- Sinjai and Gowa at Southern.
- Pangkep, Barru and Maros at west.
Bone - Watampone tourism travel guide and tourist attractions popular destinations can be enumerated as below :
Bola soba is the house of war commander called "Petta Punggawa" who lived a long time ago. The house is still preserved under serious care and control.
Surrounding the house, we are able to see some of the old traditions that are still strongly practiced, such as "Pencak Massampe, Ma'pere, Serewa Sirau Sulo" and other traditional dances.
Museum of Saoraja Lapawawoi.
In this museum, a great amount of kingdom remnants are cerefully preserved, structured, and strongly controlled; including the war weapon that were used by Arung Palakka. Some activities are frequently held in this museum like "Mattompang Arajang" (the purify of the kingdom remnants ceremony), followed by the activity called "Mattoana Arajang" which is usually marked by Bissu Dance and such ritual in which the poeple "present dishes to the holy spirits".
This is one of the large caves in South Sulawesi, about 700 m wide.Located about 34 km from Watampone. Mampu cave is an attractive cave with natural decorations of dangling stalactites and stalagmites that resemble human figures. Tha caves is well ventilated and let in enough sunlight, that it is not so dark and humid.