If you want to take a vacation but don’t know where to go, maybe one of the tourist attractions that we will review this time will add to the list of tourist attractions that you can visit, namely North Sumatra, the province on the island of Sumatra you make as a reference for visiting North Sumatra. , a lake which is the largest lake in southeast Asia, namely Lake Toba which is a lake famous for its legend.
other than that Lake Toba also having the beauty and uniqueness of local culture can add to the sensation of our vacation, actually Lake Toba was formed as a result of a very powerful explosion tens of thousands of years ago, the explosion caused many local residents to leave the place and the explosion formed a well-known basin and filled with water. with Lake Toba.
This beauty still has the potential for an explosion because it still contains magma, therefore, in the middle of the island, a lump of earth appears which is known as Samosir Island. North Sumatra itself is famous for the Batak tribe, the Malay tribe, but there are also other tribes, namely the Batak tribe which is located in North Sumatra, Samosir Island itself is the island of origin of the Batak people who are widespread on the island of Sumatra.
At an altitude of 1800 m above the surface of Lake Toba, a village called Desa Sianjur has been established which is the first village of the Batak people, in central North Sumatra there is a museum, namely the Huta Bolon museum or simanindo village, Samosir Regency, North Sumatra, there are cultural heritage objects Batak ethnicity and traditions are still maintained, apart from storing various historical objects at the Huta Bolon Museum, there is a traditional house inherited from the king of Sidauruk which was founded in 1969, this museum is open from 09.00 to 17.00 and is charged around Rp.30,000.
You will be presented with a variety of very cool traditions such as the typical Batak dance, this dance will always be displayed at 11:45 a.m. but will not be displayed on Sundays. In addition, when you visit this Museum you will be shown with a sigale-gale.
Sigale-gale is a proud Toba Batak culture, which is one of the moving dolls and has a mystical story in it, this story is one of the love of parents for their very large and never ending child, this story begins when the king is sick. – in pain because his beloved son died in the war, the son was named manggaleh.
That is the review about exploring Batak in Huta Bolon, hopefully it can add to your insight and knowledge and thank you.