Built in 1834 and restored in semicolonial style, the Sultan’s Palace is still a family home. The palace contains a museum section with...
The biggest and most central, but least complete, of Kota Ternate's three fortresses is the 1606 Benteng Oranye (originally Fort...
Across from the new Jati Mall is this thoroughly updated pool hall and family karaoke lounge – yes, the sweet kind of karaoke.
Rumah Makan Popeda Gamalama
This wonderful little market shack is the choice spot to try popeda in Ternate. The full spread includes plates of different fish...
Lonely Planet review
The smallest and cutest of the town forts, little Benteng Tolukko was the first Portuguese stronghold on Ternate (1512). It has beautifully manicured floral gardens and attractive sea views; stroll among the turrets for a sweeping panorama. If it's locked, knock on the door of the family home next door. They will have the key.