Well guys…. I still want to invite you to know the tourism place in City of Gorontalo. This place built long time ago but it still used until now. Let’s see the evidence….
This attraction is located on a hill in the village Dembe I, West City District, City of Gorontalo. The fort was built around the year 1522.
The construction of the fort's history is as follows.
Around the 15th century, the notion that most people land Gorontalo is sea water. At that time, under the Government of the Kingdom of Gorontalo Ilato king, or queen Tilangohula Matolodulakiki together (1505-1585). They belong to three offspring, namely Ndoba (female), Tiliaya (women), and Naha (male). Adolescence time, Naha wandered across the country, while Ndoba and Tiliaya living in the kingdom.
One time a Portuguese sailing ship stopped in the port of Gorontalo Since running out of food, the effect of bad weather and pirates disorders.
They overlook the King Ilato. The meeting resulted in an agreement that in order to strengthen the country's defense and security, to be built or established three fortresses in the hills Dembe Village, West Town District were present, ie in the year 1525.
Apparently, the captain of the Portuguese forces manipulate Ndoba and Tiliaya when will repel pirates that often interfere with fishermen in pantai.Seluruh people and forces reinforced Tiliaya Ndoba and four Apitalau, rose and urged the Portuguese to leave the Portuguese mainland Gorontalo.Para nakhkoda direct leave the Port of Gorontalo.
Ndoba and Tiliaya appear as two prominent female fighters then immediately prepare residents around to fend off enemy attacks and the possibility of a war that will terjadi.Pasukan Ndoba and Tiliaya, reinforced by the Navy led by Apitalau or 'sea captain', ie Apitalau Lakoro , Pitalau Lagona, Apitalau Lakadjo and Apitalau Djailani.
Around the year 1585, Naha third rediscovered citadel. He was to marry a woman named Ohihiya.Dari this couple was born two sons, namely Thighs (Pahu) and Limonu.Pada time a war against Hemuto or group leader transmigration through the north. Naha and Thigh fall against Hemuto.
Limonu avenge the death of his father and brother. Naha, Ohihiya, Thighs, and Limonu have utilized the third fort at the center of the defense forces. With the background of the above, it is the third fort was immortalized by the name as follows. First, Otanaha. Ota means fortress. Naha is the person who found the fort. Otanaha means fort discovered by Naha.
Second, Otahiya. Ota means fortress. Hiya acronym of the word Ohihiya, Naha Otahiya wife, meaning the fortress of Ohihiya. Third Ulupahu.Ulu Uwole acronym of the word, meaning the property of Pahu was the son Naha.Ulupahu means fortress of Pahu Son Naha.
Fortress Otanaha, Otahiya, and Ulupahu built around tahun1522 on the initiative of King Ilato and the Portugal captain.
Otanaha fort situated on a hill, and had 4 pieces of fruit a haven and 348 steps to the top to the fort site. Number of steps is not the same for every stopover. From basic to a stop I are 52 stairs; II = 83; III = 53; IV = 89; Fortress = 71 rungs (total: 348 stairs up).