Palindo Monolith, Lore Lindu National Park, Central Sulawesi

Submitted by viravira on 15 August 2010   •  Destination

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Legend says that this 4 m tall megalith is about 500 years old. It symbolised some kind of a royal at that time, others said it is – as the word Palindo itself means – the entertainer. But until now, people are still guessing and archeologists are still studying about its existence. Located in Bada Valley, a part of Lore Lindu National Park, Central Sulawesi, we were two of the few people in the world who have seen this Palindo monolith directly. Even most Indonesians haven’t even heard about it.

Travel Indonesia: Sulawesi

 For more of the monolith and how to see it, click on this link here. 

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