There are many tourist attractions in Medan, North Sumatra that you can visit when the holidays arrive. Medan is the 3rd largest city in Indonesia after Jakarta and Surabaya, with a diversity of tribes, ethnicities, and cultures such as Batak, Malay, Javanese, Chinese, and other ethnicities. The capital city of North Sumatra is rich in cultural diversity and has quite diverse tourism potential.
One of the tourist icons in Medan, North Sumatra, that is interesting to visit is Lake Toba, once named the world’s largest volcanic lake. Lake Toba is one of the most reliable and most popular natural attractions in North Sumatra with various charms. Even famous all over the world.
Clear water with a beautiful view of green mountains further adds to its appeal. There are various tourist destinations in Medan that tourists currently love for holidays. What are the tourist attractions?
Let’s explore together a list of tourist attractions in Medan and its surroundings that are currently to visit:
- The Le Hu Garden Medan
By carrying out a different contemporary concept, T-Garden Resort presents a very thick Balinese feel, perfect for you to make an instagramable selfie location, especially for those hunting for romantic photo spots.
In this place, there are pretty complete outbound facilities such as Flying Fox and ATV. There is also a camping ground and cafe with relatively affordable prices.
Location: Jl Deli Tua – Pancur Batu or about 10 minutes drive from Medan Zoo.
- Hillpark Sibolangit
You can get an exciting vacation with family or friends by visiting Hillpark Sibolangit. There are various types of exciting games in this place, from the roller coaster, kora-kora, to the Ferris wheel, which is a favorite of many visitors. Trying various exciting game rides can make your vacation even more fun.
Location: Jl. Raya Brand KM 9. Deli Serdang, Medan, North Sumatra.
- Maha Vihara Adhi Maitreya
A trip to Medan will not be complete if you don’t visit Maha Vihara Adhi Maitreya, especially for those who like unique architectural buildings. Maha Vihara Adhi Maitreya is one of the largest Viharas in Indonesia.
The atmosphere in this temple is very calm, when you go around it you will find three sacred statues, namely the Dwi Kwan statue, the sacred Buddha statue, and the statue of Hakim Bao.
In the front area, there is a place to pray, on the left side, there is a garden resembling the city of Beijing, China, with a pond filled with koi fish and a statue of Dwi Kwan In. There is a game area with several tones of Great Wall China pictures on the right side, then on the back there is a beautiful painting.
Location: Jl. Fir Boulevard North No. 8, Medan Estate, Percut Sei Tuan, Deli Serdang, North Sumatra.
- Farm Village
Kampung Ladang is a family outbound place with beautiful and romantic views. There are streams, ponds and several huts in this place. There is also a stone decoration resembling Ratu Boko Temple.
This place is wonderful and instagrammable. Some tours make this place a location for pre-wedding photos.
Even though it is crowded with tourists visiting, the local manager gives freedom for those who want to find pre-wedding photo spots by prohibiting visitors at several points.
For those who want to capture wedding moments in the surrounding area, you need to pay around Rp. 1.5 Million.
Location: Tanjung Anom, Deli Serdang, Medan, North Sumatra.
- Keling Village
Medan is a multi-ethnical city, where many cultures and ethnicities are living in this region. One of the ethnic groups that live in harmony is the Indian ethnic.
The area that has earned the nickname “The Little India” can be a unique tourist destination with a distinctive Indian cultural background.
The uniqueness of this village is not only located in historical buildings but there are typical Indian cuisines that you can enjoy at this tourist location.
Location: Keling Village or Madras Village, Medan City, North Sumatra.
- Merdeka Walk Medan
When visiting Medan, don’t forget to stop by Merdeka Walk, one of the cool hangout places that is also a culinary center in Medan.
This fantastic place is usually crowded in the afternoon until the evening with a variety of Medan specialties that are tantalizing.
In addition to regional menus, many food outlets serve western and Asian food menus to spoil the tongue.
Not only culinary, one of the spots on Merdeka Walk called Center Piece is a popular place among young people.
This place, which is overgrown with trees, is often used to hold performances and entertainment.
Such as bands, raps, breakers, and various other interesting acts from the communities that gather in this place.
Location: Jl. City Hall, West Medan, Kesawan, Medan City, North Sumatra.
- Tele View Tower
Tele Pandang Tower is a tower with three different levels with different viewing distances. A visit to Lake Toba will not be complete if you don’t stop at Tele View Tower.
This place is suitable for tourists who like to find photo spots with beautiful views. At the height of the tower, you will see a panoramic view of Lake Toba and part of the mainland of the island of Samosir from a distance.
On the right side, you will see a resident’s house with a high mountain range. On the left, you will see a beautiful panorama of the legendary Pusuk Bushit mountain.
Location: Tele, Harian District, Samosir, North Sumatra.
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