Asmat Papua is diverse, from its attractive and beautiful places to its culinary delights. This type of tourist attraction in the district which is very famous for its carvings can be grouped into three types, namely natural, cultural and social tourism. However, some people still don’t know what places to visit in Asmat Regency. The district, which is located in Papua Province, with its natural beauty and cultural charm makes Asmat the target of tourists and foreign tourists.
What interesting places in Asmat Papua should you visit?
Agats City, Free Air Pollution Motorbike
The capital city of Asmat Regency is a city known as the city above the mud. There are no roads in this swampy area with many rivers, all using bridges. Uniquely, you will find it difficult to find a motorized vehicle here. Agats residents use electric-powered motorbikes which are guaranteed to be free of air pollution. In addition, there are many interesting places that can be found in Agats.
Asmat Culture and Crafts Museum
This museum is located in Agats City with a unique shape. The Asmat Museum stores various art and original works of the Asmat tribe that you must know. If you visit, you will know more about the history of culture that has never faded from time to time. If you want to visit this place, it is recommended during the Asmat Cultural Festival.
The attraction of Pulau Tiga lies in the friendliness of the people who live there. This island is also the boundary between Asmat Regency and Mimika Regency, precisely in Joerat District. The means of transportation to visit this island in the form of boats or ships.
The tourist attraction in Asmat that is no less beautiful is in Rawa Baki, Sirets District. For tourists who want to visit, the location is in a protected forest area. Here there are various types of biodiversity, including rare species. There is no doubt about the cool air in this place because this place is almost surrounded by beautiful green trees. You can enjoy the pleasant atmosphere of the swamp.
Asmat Cultural Festival
The Asmat Cultural Festival, which is open to the public, is always crowded with tourists. This annual cultural festival has been held since 1981. This activity carried out in Agats City is a form of appreciation for the local community. During the party, many more exciting activities can be witnessed, such as carving exhibitions, various competitions, food festivals and others. In addition, you can also get to know Asmat culture better. If you want to know more about Asmat culture, you must join this festival.