Category: West Sumatera

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National Museum Padang

National Museum Padang The capital of West Sumatra, Padang has several houses built in traditional architecture, including Padang Museum, which houses objects of cultural and historical interest. The beach of Bungus bay and its...

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Talang Lake

Talang Lake Talang Lake tourism object that located in Lembang Jaya districts is state ± 2 Km of the twin lakes (Diatas Lake and Dibawah Lake). The Lakes that located about 1.400 m of...

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Mentawai Islands

Mentawai Islands Four islands make up the Mentawai cluster of the West Sumatra coast: Siberut, Sipora, Pagai Utara and Pagai Selatan. The people of these islands still live in comparative isolation, maintaining their age-old...

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Payakumbuh

Payakumbuh Payakumbuh is a picturesque village and market place. Fine basketry is available here. It is 35 km from Bukittinggi and a little further up is the most dramatic view on the Harau Valley....

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Batusangkar

Batusangkar An old small town, 50 km southeast of Bukit Tinggi, it is a centre of the ancient Minangkabau culture. Pagaruyung is the historical site of a Minangkabau kingdom in the 14th century. Nearby...

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Singkarak Lake

Singkarak Lake Another ideal place for recreation and water sport is Singkarak Lake, 36 km from Bukittinggi. There are several motels and restaurants in the area. Singkarak Lake is located about 10 Km of...

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Anai Valley

Anai Valley The surroundings of the Anai Valley are magnificent. The dense tropical forest all around is most impressive and is a nature reserve. Below runs the river Anai with its crystal clear water....

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Padang

Padang is the capital of West Sumatra. The town is quite nice and deserves a longer visit. The main sights in the city include Adityawarman Museum (close to the bus station) in a traditional...

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Pariangan/belimbing

It is said that this little village came into at the time of the big deluge. It is situated on the slopes of Mt. Merapi, thought to be the cradle of the Minangkabau culture....