Ambon, the capital of Maluku, was and still is the best spices producer in the world. Still Ambon is also known with the beauty of nature that stunning for everyone who visit this place. This city is located in a flat area surrounded by lovely Ambon gulf, lush green mountains, clear sea water, and colorful colar gardens with various species. Manise is the word originally from Maluku, means sweet or beautiful, it is because the beauty of the capital city that is very charm and also the hospitality of people around. As one of tropical island in Indonesia, this was one of the first place that once occupied by the dutch colonial. There is a long history in here because the culture has been mixed between local communities and the european heritage.
There are lots of forts from the old centuries and local empire which traces the folklore. Ambon also is the place for many races and home for various ethnic group, one of which is the original Alifuru, Javanese people who migrated here, Sumatran, people of Minahasa, the arab that came in the ninth century, european, chinese the first came here in the seventh century to trade in this rich spices island. In the year of 2000, there had been a dispute and clashes between races and tribes in here, but now Ambon is a very safe and peaceful destination. Visitor will feel cozy when get around and walks because people in here is very friendly, none of bad issue of religious conflict felt here.