Those who visit Manado, never missed to get to Boulevard area. This is the most hype area for Manado people gathering and enjoys the time, either from children, youngster or adult. In the evenings, the Boulevard Area is a center where you find Manado’s best food, and becomes an icon of the city of Manado.
Boulevard area was previously only a center where small vendors and street cafes used to serve various types of Manado cuisine. The food was sold from carts that used to line along the beach front, but the area has now been modernized with the construction of malls and shopping centers lining the Boulevard.
At present, there are four malls here, among these are the Manado Town Square (Mantos), the Boulevard Mall, the Bahu Mall and Mega Mall. Behind the Bahu Mall and Mega Mall you will find cafés, restaurants and food stalls serving various appetizing Manado dishes as well as other Indonesian fare such as gado-gado, bakso (meatballs), fried rice and seafood. Those malls are located at the Pierre Tendean Boulevard, which is a landmark for the local community, which, with its total length of 4.1 kilometers it is the widest and longest coastal street in the region.
This tourist area is presented Manado as a tourist city that has beautiful beaches and exotic cuisine, as well as being featured region for Manado for increasing the interest of tourists to come and visit the city along the coast of Manado. From this area, the Panorama of the nature is such as Manado Tua Island that amid oceans could be seen while enjoying the food. Do not miss the views of the sunset which is clearly visible from this region. If you want to watch the beautiful sunset, make sure to be at the Boulevard before 05.00 pm, especially on Saturdays since all seats are usually taken by visitors who come here from all districts outside Manado.
The Boulevard Area is located along Pierre Tendean Street in Manado and is accessible by public transport or private car. It is strategically located and has become a new attraction for the locals with its many malls, hotels and restaurants.