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The Best Attractions In East Timor

Cristo Rei Marcelino T.putra
Marobo Hot Springs Deswindo Arief
The Archives & Museum of East Timorese Resistance Dimitrij Konsewitch
Jaco Island Silvio Casagrande
Chega! Exhibition Marc Crandall
Cemetery of Santa Cruz Pedro Catarino
One Dollar Beach Silvio Casagrande
East Timor or Timor-Leste , officially the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste , is a country in Maritime Southeast Asia. The sovereign state comprises the eastern half of the island of Timor, the nearby islands of Atauro and Jaco, and Oecusse, an exclave on the northwestern side of the island surrounded by Indonesian West Timor. Australia is the country's southern neighbour, separated by the Timor Sea. The country's size is about 15,410 km2 .East Timor was colonised by Portugal in the 16th century, and was known as Portuguese Timor until 28 November 1975, when the Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor declared the territory's independence. ...
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The Best Attractions In East Timor

  • 1. Cristo Rei Dili
    Cristo Rei of Dili is a 27.0-metre-high statue of Jesus located atop a globe in Dili, East Timor. The statue was designed by Mochamad Syailillah, who is better known as Bolil. The statue was officially unveiled by Suharto in 1996 as gift from the Indonesian government to the people of East Timor, which was at the time still a province. The statue is one of the main tourist attractions in East Timor.The statue, and the globe on which it rests, are situated at the end of the Fatucama peninsula, facing out to the ocean and can be reached by climbing some 500 steps.
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  • 3. Mount Ramelau Ermera
    Tatamailau , or Tata Mailau, sometimes referred as Mount Ramelau, is the highest mountain in East Timor and also of Timor island at 2,986 m . The mountain is located approximately 70 km south of the capital Dili in the district of Ainaro. While East Timor was a Portuguese colony it was called the highest mountain of Portugal in the twentieth century, since the highest mountain of Portugal proper is of a more modest height. The name Tatamailau is Mambai-origin, the local language and means Grandfather of all. Ramelau is the name of the massif of the mountain. The Tatamailau is dedicated to the Virgin Mary and the subject of an annual pilgrimage commemorating the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, on or around 25 March. There is a three metre high statue of the Virgin Mary on the peak,...
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  • 5. The Archives & Museum of East Timorese Resistance Dili
    Falintil originally began as the military wing of the political party FRETILIN of East Timor. It was established on 20 August 1975 in response to FRETILIN’s political conflict with the Timorese Democratic Union .The name FALINTIL is an acronym of its full name in Portuguese, Forças Armadas da Libertação Nacional de Timor-Leste. In English this translates as The Armed Forces for the National Liberation of East Timor.
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  • 6. Tasitolu Dili
    Tasitolu is a protected area on the coast of East Timor, 8 kilometres west of the capital Dili. The Tasitolu wetlands include three saline lakes, an esplanade, and a beach; it has been designated a Wetland of National Significance. Tasitolu Peace Park was designated in 2002 because of its cultural and historical importance. The Tasitolu Important Bird Area accommodates several near-threatened species. A 2004 reforestation project, which included community member participation, was funded by the national government. Subsequent to the 2006 East Timorese crisis, several hundred people sought refuge at Tasitolu's tent camp, established by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. INTERFET, an Australian-led international military Peace Keeping Force governed by the United Nations, has...
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  • 10. Arte Moris Dili
    Arte Moris is the first fine arts school, cultural center and artists’ association in East Timor. It is based in the capital, Dili. Founded following the violent Indonesian occupation, Its primary aim was to use art as a building block in the psychological and social reconstruction of a country devastated by violence, with special emphasis on helping its young citizens. Arte Moris provides art classes to local East Timorese, sponsors advanced students, and manages the sale of artwork, both at their on-site gallery and at two up-scale hotels in Dili. Arte Moris also collaborates with the professional drama troupe Bibi Bulak . The art center is housed on the former premises of the National Museum in Comoro, near Dili. The artwork produced at the school is wide-ranging, but is often surreal...
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  • 12. Immaculate Conception Cathedral Dili
    The Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Dili is the main church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Dili, East Timor.
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