Gorontalo features some of the best-preserved colonial houses in Sulawesi. The city’s local hero is Nani Wartabone, an anti-Dutch guerilla, and there is a large statue of it dressed like a boy scout in the sports field adjacent to the Hotel Saronde. Nani Wartabone Monument is built in 1987 during Drs. A. Nadjamudin government as Gorontalo governor. This monument stay in front of Gorontalo Province Governor’s house on duty. This monument built to remind Gorontalo public historic events on 23 January 1942.