Best Things To Do in Manado, Indonesia

Whether you're visiting Manado for a few days or are a localite, Manado is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Manado. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Manado. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Manado. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Manado keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Manado listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Manado which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Manado will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Manado recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Manado

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Manado that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 30 Things To Do in Manado
    - Used in 433 itineraries
    Yesus Kase Berkat

    Tags: Monument, Statue

    Address: Winangun I, Malalayang, Manado City, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    One of the tallest Christ statues in the world, Yesus Kase Berkat is a striking statue that impresses the visitors of Manado at first glance. Standing tall with 50 meters height, the statue is set at ...Read more

  2. #2 of 30 Things To Do in Manado
    Uptd Museum Negeri Propinsi Sulawesi Utara Image
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    Tags: Museum, Archaeological Site , Specialty Museum

    Address: Jl. Wr Supratman No.72, Lawangirung, Wenang, Kota Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Museum Negeri Propinsi Sulawesi Utara, State Museum of North Sulawesi Province. Established on 9th of Jan in the year 1991, this museum is a plethora of culture of the Indonesian cities like Manado, M...Read more

  3. #3 of 30 Things To Do in Manado
    - Used in 314 itineraries
    Scuba Diving At Bunaken

    Tags: Island, Water Body, Scuba

    Address: Pulau Bunaken, Bunaken, Bunaken Kepulauan, Manado City, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Think Manado, Think Scuba! One of the best places in Indonesia to explore the underwater beauty and challenge your inner adrenaline, Manado has vast opportunities to go SCUBA! The best part doesn&rsqu...Read more

  4. #4 of 30 Things To Do in Manado
    - Used in 419 itineraries
    Klenteng Ban Hin Kiong Manado

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site

    Address: Jl. D.i. Panjaitan Manado Sulut, Calaca, Wenang, Manado City, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

    If you want to take a break from all the diving and water activities, here’s a serene place to be! Special series of pagoda dotted in red hue, the Ban Hin Kiong Manado temple is a shrine dating ...Read more

  5. #5 of 30 Things To Do in Manado
    - Used in 351 itineraries
    Mount Mahawu

    Tags: View Point, Volcano

    Address: Kakaskasen Satu, North Tomohon, Tomohon City, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A stratovolcano that stands as an attractive landmark of the North Sulawesi province of Indonesia is a drive away from the city of Manado. Multiple private tours operate to the mountain for a guided e...Read more

  6. #6 of 30 Things To Do in Manado
    - Used in 395 itineraries
    Grand Merciful Building

    Address: Wanea Plaza, Wanea, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia

    If you are looking for a place to pick up fancy souvenirs in Manado, this is the right place for you. Offering variety of locally produced specialities like fabrics, food items, beverages, clothes, ac...Read more

  7. #7 of 30 Things To Do in Manado
    - Used in 32 itineraries
    Rumah Es Miangas

    Tags: Food And Drinks

    Address: Jl. Sudirman 2 No.1, Komo Luar, Wenang, Kota Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia

    Looking for a place to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings on your holiday in Indonesia? Manado’s Rumah Es Miangas is the answer. A dessert establishment that has been on the scene for more than f...Read more

  8. #8 of 30 Things To Do in Manado
    - Used in 123 itineraries
    Bukit Kasih

    Tags: Landmark, Monument

    Address: Jl. Kawangkoan-Kanonang, Kanonang Empat, Kec. Kawangkoan Bar., Kabupaten Minahasa, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia

    Also known as “the hill of love”, Bukit Kasih is a place that attracts a great number of tourists throughout the year. It is a wonderful monument located in the Kanonang village. Built in ...Read more

  9. #9 of 30 Things To Do in Manado
    - Used in 141 itineraries
    Bukit Doa

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, View Point, Nature

    Address: Mount Mahawu, Kakaskasen Satu, North Tomohon, Tomohon City, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

    Apart from having a religious importance, Bukit Doa is a paradise for all the nature enthusiasts. The breathtaking views of the Lokon mountain (one of the active volcanoes in Manado) blow the visitor&...Read more

  10. #10 of 30 Things To Do in Manado
    - Used in 28 itineraries
    Green Garden Restaurant Image
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    Address: Jalan Dokter Sam Ratulangi No. 173, Titiwungen Sel., Sario, Kota Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia

    Timings: 11:00 am - 11:59 pm Details
    Google Reviews
    Martin Magdalenski

    They seem to do a large portion of food for take out. The sit down section is not unpleasant. Three aquariums are entertaining. At the entrance is a storage pool for live crabs. Pay for your crab by t...

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  11. #11 of 30 Things To Do in Manado
    - Used in 1 itinerary
    Tumou Tou Restoran Image
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    Address: Kelurahan Paleloan Lingk I, Peleloan, Danau Tondano, Kabupaten Minahasa, Sulawesi Utara 95619, Indonesia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
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    Hamdan Romadhona

    This restaurant located on the edge of Lake Tomohon, you can look into the beautiful view of the lake. The construction of the place is made of bamboo, very traditional and aesthetic. It's really inst...

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  12. #12 of 30 Things To Do in Manado
    - Used in 1148 itineraries
  13. #13 of 30 Things To Do in Manado
    - Used in 40 itineraries
    Patung Yesus Memberkati Image
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    Address: Winangun Satu, Malalayang, Manado City, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

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    Aurora Alphacentaury

    Iconic Chirst blessing statue in North Sulawesi. The structure stands 50 metres tall and consists of 20 metres of pedestal and 30 metres of statue. On the other side, there is a view of the highest m...

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  14. #14 of 30 Things To Do in Manado
    - Used in 35 itineraries
    Pantai Malalayang Image
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    Address: Jl. Laut Sulawesi, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia

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    Filly Liandri

    Good place if you are only looking for a nice place to get fried bananas. Nice place enough for playing in the beach. But you may not stand the noise, the packed crowd, and the garbage.

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  15. #15 of 30 Things To Do in Manado
    - Used in 4 itineraries
    Whiz Prime Megamas Manado Image
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    Address: Jl. Piere Tendean Boulevard, Manado, Kota Manado, Sulawesi Utara 95111, Indonesia

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    Stephanus Suryantara

    Best for its location. But worse at services. If you bring kids, watch out if your kids spill milk to bed. You will certainly get charge. Swimming pool is to small & there is no towel station near poo...

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