If you speak Portuguese fluently but you live in an Asian country, you are probably in East Timor or Timor Leste, a country that officially decided to separate from the Republic of Indonesia in 1999. East Timor, or Timor-Leste, is a country in Southeast Asia occupying half of the island of Timor. It is surrounded by coral reefs teeming with underwater species. The monuments of Dili, its capital, recall the struggles waged by the country to obtain its independence from Portugal in 1975, then from Indonesia in 2002. The emblematic statue of Dili, the Cristo Rei, measures 27 meters height. It is perched on the top of a hill overlooking the city, with unobstructed views of the bay that surrounds it. Due to the colonization of Portugal, the inhabitants of this country communicate using the Portuguese language as their mother tongue and half of the inhabitants are still able to speak the Indonesian language. Then we will show the tourist sites in Timor Leste so that you have suggestions before making the holidays to this beautiful country!
One Dollar Beach – Dili
As the capital of Timor Leste, Dili offers such vast and vibrant tourist destinations, one of which is “One Dollar Beach”, a beach with a view of white sand and vast expanses of land. To make this place attractive because of its clean and charming landscapes and places, you can notably bathe and swim with your family, friends, fiancé (e) etc.
Tais Market – Dili
A market so full for souvenirs in this city. There are many Timorese woven fabrics which are beautiful and which are still traditionally made and which are certainly interesting to use as souvenirs when you arrive in the country.
Cristo Rei – Dili
Cristo Rei is a 27-meter tall statue of Christ the King in Dili, East Timor. A place with the beauty of a beautiful monument and you can enjoy the beauty of the hill which is very charming. You can see and walk by taking photos at each corner and exploring the nature around the location.
Nino Konis Santana National Park
Nino Konis Santana National Park is the first national park in East Timor, created on August 3, 2007. It is located in the far east of the country. This park is actually an island becoming a tourist destination like a national park, some of you who love outdoor tourism with a variety of very suitable lives are recommended to visit there because this park is very natural and surrounded by beautiful forests. You can see the types of plants and animals that still live in the wild in the forest area.
The City of Baucau
Cathedral of Saint Anthony is famous for its religious destination in Baucau. So you can enjoy religious tourism and see the beauty of unique buildings.
There are a lot of things you can do here, including taking photos and exploring every corner of the building and its surroundings.