HomeBlogs Lahilote Beach Lahilote beach which is also known as Pohe Beach, located
approximately six miles from the center of Gorontalo City. On the beach
with a beautiful panoramic view of this, tourists will find the
foot-shaped stones which in local language called Botu Liyodu Lahilote
Lei (stone marks the footprints Lahilote).
Botu means stone, Liyodu means footprints, so Botu Liyodu are
stone-shaped footprints. It is said that according to legend, this stone
is the footprints of a young man named Lahilote, because in love with
an angel from heaven named Boyilode Hulawa, until reckless stole
shawl-shaped wings of the princess.
But they turned out of wedlock did not last long. When Lahilote go
into the forest to look for rattan, the wife was accidentally discovered
by Lahilote shawl stored in bamboo on top rack.
The feeling of the nymph surprised, happy mix of disappointment. For, a
husband who she believed had actually been deceived. When Lahilote home,
he found a bamboo tube is opened. Shawl and his wife also had
disappeared. In the uncertain, Lahilote met Polahi (a member of the
tribe who lived in the woods) who gave him a cane. With rattan was
Lahilote melentingkan himself, following the angel to the heaven.
In heaven, Lahilote met his wife. However, after a long stay in
heaven, his wife saw Lahilote hair graying. This fact was made ruler of
heaven angry, because only those who do not experience aging (marked
with gray hair does not grow) are allowed to live in heaven. Lahilote
even have to leave heaven and come back to earth by using a rope made of
gray hair. Not to tread on the earth, the hair rope broke, so Lahilote
body slammed into the earth. One of the soles of his feet made an
impression on a beach in Kampung Pohe, Gorontalo City.
Lahilote Beach has a beach that resembles a curved bay. From one end of
the beach Lahilote, we can see the contours of the coastline backed by
verdant hills. On the beach, tourists can sit back scan around, watching
the waves tongues of foam hit the beach sand. Beach waves flow
pertained Lahilote small, so safe for the activities of swimming,
snorkeling, or just playing water.
Lahilote Beach is located in The Village Pohe, South City District, City of Gorontalo, Gorontalo Province, Indonesia.
Accommodation and Other Facilities
Travellers who need a place to stay can rent inns with various types in
the city of Gorontalo. In addition, visiting this city certainly
incomplete if it does not taste the typical cuisine of this region, for
example Bintebiluha, which became the main menu of several restaurants
and restaurants in the city of Gorontalo. Besides visiting Pohe Beach,
tourists can also visit the Monument Wartabone Nani, figure the origin
of Gorontalo fighters who had been named a National Hero.