Home Kiai Maja Grave and Jaton Viilage KIAI Maja was a spiritual figure who joined forces with Prince Diponegoro in the Java War (1825 1830) against Dutch army. He died and his corpse lied on Tondano several years after he was arrested and exiled to the region.
Location of Object
Kiai Maja cemetery located on Jaton Village, Tondano, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. The distance is about 30 kilometers from Manado City.
Grave of the spiritual leader located in a complex with his pupils graves who were exiled together to Tondano. The graves have old character and located on the top of a hill filled with dense of trees.
Jaton is the acronym of Java and Tondano. Village around the tomb is indeed inhabited by descendants of Kiai Maja and his followers who came from Central Java. They lived harmoniously with local people. So that area called Jaton.
The most important aspects of the existence of Kiai Maja cemetery are history and its sociology. In the region, Kiai Maja built a settlement on the grant land of Tondano District authorities. They lived with all customs that brought from Java land.
The newcomers and local citizen spouse and born children. Majority of Jaton resident are Moslem. Now, they harmoniously live with other people of Tondano who embrace Catholic or Protestant.
Kiai Maja Graves and Jaton Village can be easily accessed by public transport. You can start the journey from Manado Bus Station to Tondano. In the area, you can also visit the beautiful Tondano Lake.
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