Most Visited Tourist Places in North Sumatra
1. Lake Toba
Lake Toba, located in North Sumatra, is a tourist spot in the form of the most famous volcanic lake in Indonesia. The distinctive feature of this lake is its large size and there is an island in the middle, namely Samosir Island. Apart from having a very beautiful natural beauty, Lake Toba with Samosir Island has a very interesting legend so that it increases the interest of tourists to visit this tourist spot. Lake Toba is also known as the largest lake in Southeast Asia. Along the lake area, there are various inns, due to the large number of visitors from various regions.
2. Maimun Palace
Maimun Palace tourist attractions are located on Jalan Brigadier General Katamso, Medan Maimun District, Medan. The palace, which was founded in 1946 and has an area of more than 2,700 meters, has more than 30 rooms with interior designs that are a blend of Islam, Malay culture, Spanish, Italian and Italian. Maimun Palace is a legacy of the Deli Kingdom which has become an icon of the city of Medan, North Sumatra.
Visitors can only enter this object by paying a ticket for Rp. 5000, – per person. That’s why this place is always full of people visiting. After entering, you will be able to see various collections of old Dutch furniture, weapons collections, and photos of the sultan’s family.
3. Sipiso-piso waterfall
The stunning scenery of this waterfall makes it a tourist spot that is always crowded with tourists. In reaching the bottom of the waterfall, visitors must descend thousands of stairs. This waterfall is located in Tanah Karo Regency, precisely on the edge of Lake Toba. In addition, it is located in the Tongging plateau and the water falls up to 120 meters and then empties into Lake Toba.
4. Acid Beetle Crocodile Breeding
The Asam Kumbang Crocodile Farm or commonly known as the Asam Kumbang Crocodile Park is one of the largest reptile parks in Indonesia and was built in 1959. There are more than 2,400 reptiles in it.
Asam Kumbang Crocodile Farm has various types of crocodiles from young to tens of years old. Even though there are many wild animals, this place is quite safe. This is because the crocodile is placed in an artificial pond or lake. You only need to pay Rp. 5000, – for the price of admission. Reasonably priced and enjoyable as recreation in knowledge.
5. Lake Linting
The price of admission to Lake Linting tours is the same as the Acid Beetle Crocodile Breeding, which is Rp. 5000, – only. The volcanic lake which has a size of 1 hectare contains a lot of sulfur. So that the water looks greenish. Therefore this lake is very attractive for visitors who want to come. However, you have to be careful if you want to swim, because Lake Linting is right in Deli Serdang Regency which has a depth of more than 100 meters.
6. Medan Grand Mosque
The last tourist spot most visited in Medan, North Sumatra, is the Medan Grand Mosque which is located on Sisingamangaraja street. This mosque building was founded in 1906 with a mixture of architectural styles from the Middle East, Spain and India. Many tourists are attracted by the elegance of the Medan Grand Mosque.
That is information about some of the most visited tourist attractions in North Sumatra. Of course, there are many other tourist objects. Hopefully it can inspire and be useful when you want to have a vacation in North Sumatra. Don’t forget to keep following the blog tempatwisatadaerah.blogspot.com for information on interesting tourist attractions in Indonesia.