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Rumah Makan Salam Manis

Renowned far and wide for its nasi ayam panggang lalapan (grilled chicken with green vegetables and rice), this two-storey place is an excellent choice for a communal meal while sat cross-legged at low tables surrou…
Island in Manokwari

Pulau Mansinam

Two German missionaries settled on Mansinam Island off Manokwari in 1855 and became the first to spread Christianity in Papua. The picturesque, rainforest-covered island is home to a small village, a none-too-subtle…
Beach in Manokwari

Pantai Pasir Putih

About 5km east of town, this 600m curve of clean white sand and clear water is good for swimming, and snorkelling if you have gear. It’s generally quiet – except on Sunday when half of Manokwari invades the beach.