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Address: Inside an extinct volcanic crater, Ternate, Indonesia
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a nice big green lake to try your skill of throwing rocks

a pretty green lake with attraction of throwing rocks that you can buy from kids around the gate. it also surrounded by stalls offering you young coconut. so good with cheap price.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 January 2017
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

a pretty green lake with attraction of throwing rocks that you can buy from kids around the gate. it also surrounded by stalls offering you young coconut. so good with cheap price.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Tolire Great with mountain view background Gamalama, Ternate .. #wonderfulIndonesia 12 km south of the city of Ternate .. Although the atmosphere here a little bit mystical and intriguing really want to always look to the direction of the surface of the green water, tp here is pretty cool and the wind blows hard .. The depth of the lake... More 

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Well, it's a beautiful picturesque lake. Not much to enjoy but still it's another beautiful place to enjoy Mt. Gamalama from faraway. If you wanna stay longer, there are many warungs that serve snacks and drinks. Btw, it's also the biggest habitat for birds in Ternate but I wasn't lucky enough to see any birds.

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Thank Jeanne E
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Right at the slope of mount Gamalama, this caldera lake known for its magical white-alligator and stone throwing.

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Thank F-Moniaga
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

The history of the lake is interesting. There are lot of kids selling rocks as the myth here whenever you throw the rock it wont never reach the lake..try and find yourself. Its a must-visited!

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Bogor
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Gam Jaha is the local name for the sunken village or is the lake name due to the myth of a cursed father who committed adultery to his own daughter. Because of the curse, the village was sunk to become an unmeasurably deep lake while the daughter reincarnated to become the small Tolire down the hill with the dam diverging... More 

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Thank 348wisnup
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Just sit and gaze through the silent big lake from above while enjoying fried banana and hot coffee.

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Thornham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

Crater lake with footpath around the perimeter. Good views of both the lake and the volcano. Street stalls by the car park for a welcome drink of fresh coconut. Worth a stop but not wildly exciting.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

A bright green lake in a steep sided crater. Lovely position with Mt. Gamalama in the background. Lake itself can only be viewed from the rim and is not really accessible. Associated with another lake by the sea (Tolire Kecil) as father & daughter.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

The lake is a nice sight from the rim, bright opaque green. Against the backdrop of Mt. Gamalama. But it is too far away, far below the tourist view point. The shore is, as far as I was told, very hard to reach, and practically unaccessible unless you have climbing gear / rope + a guide. OK only for a... More 

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