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West Sumatra

The Land of Minangkabau

Batu Angkek-Angkek ( Lifting Stone )

Friday, October 10, 2008

This tourist object can predict whether you wish will come true or not which can be seen whwther you can be lift or not as this stone which poses a magical power, located around 11 km from Batusangkar city, easy to be visited by public transportation at Balai Tabuah Tanjuang county, Sungayang sub-district.


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Hotels in West Sumatra

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

If you visit West Sumatra and want to stay for a while, please decide these hotels or resorts for you and family to stay in West Sumatra.

Welcome to West Sumatra, the Land of Minangkabau.
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Bukittinggi gears up for Visit Indonesia Year 2008

Saturday, June 14, 2008

Tourism industry in Bukittinggi, West Sumatra, was preparing program and activities to support the Visit Indonesia Year 2008 and to give the best services to tourists visiting the city.

Bukittinggi was organized an International Self Defense Championship in May 2008, a Minangkabau traditional and cultural performance from July 6 to 15, a Pagaruyung Festival in July 2008, and a Dragon Boat Race in Padang, said Head of the Bukittinggi Tourism.

The city also offered discounts for hotel, restaurant and souvenir to tourists this year. Bukittinggi has 54 star-rated hotels with around 2,000 rooms.

Bukittinggi is situated in highland, at around 800 meters above the sea level. It has interesting tourist objects such as 'Jam Gadang', 'Japanese Tunnel', 'Ngarai Sianok' (Sianok Canyon), and 'Bundo Kanduang Park'.

Source : Antara News

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Siti Nurbaya Bridge

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Siti Nurbaya bridge
Chinatown near the Siti Nurbaya bridge

If you want to visit Padang, West Sumatra capital city, dont forget to visit Siti Nurbaya bridge. From the bridge that was build early year of 2000, you can view the beautiful panorama of Batang Arau river. This bridge is across between Padang city and Mount Padang -the way you can go to Siti Nurbaya hill and Malin Kundang stone in Air Manis beach-.


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Roots Bridge in Painan

Saturday, May 17, 2008

The most unique travel object in West Sumatra is Roots Bridge in Painan, about 54 kms from Padang or 17 kms from Painan the capital town of Pesisir Selatan regency.

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Nice web about more beautiful gallery of West Sumatra

Click here to see more beautiful gallery about West Sumatra or nice places to visit in West Sumatra.
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Kelok Sembilan in the Future

Sunday, March 30, 2008

Kelok Sembilan - West Sumatra -

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