Medan City is one of the big metropolitan cities in Indonesia, precisely number three in Indonesia after Jakarta and Surabaya. Medan is inhabited by various ethnic groups with different cultures. The attractiveness of Medan is also found in the heterogeneous community. You can find some great and majestic buildings in Medan that hold the meaning of historical heritage and noble religious values. Medan also wellknown of its culinary sights with its diversity and delicacy.
If you visit Medan, do not forget to visit Maimun Palace. The location is very easy to reach because there are public transportation and located on the edge of Jl. Katamso and visible in front of the road.
Visitors can enjoy the collection from the palace which comes from the past but still intact, as well as photos of the Sultan along with the ins and outs of the history of the kingdom of Deli, and there is a luxurious Sultan throne.
MESJID RAYA MEDAN
This pride of Medan city mosque has another name, that is Masjid Raya Al Mashun. Which stood on August 21, 1906, which is octagonal and has five dome with white and black dome, which is impresses amazing.
This place is very easy to reach, located on Jl. Sisingamangaraja Medan, not far from Maimun palace.
If you want to eat, just come to Merdeka Walk, located just opposite the Old Town Hall Medan. Here you can enjoy variance of culinary dish from various regions. Merdeka Walk is a culinary center in Medan, entertainment and also a hangout location for young people especially at night. Here there are various types of typical food outlets Medan, western food and eat Asia.
Lake Toba is an amazing natural tour. Cool air, coupled with the blue waters of the lake that became a bathing place - batak fish. With green surrounded by pine trees that add tranquility in this place. Amid the vast expanse of Lake Toba, there is an island called Samosir Island. This island also adds to the beautiful atmosphere of Lake Toba. The area of Samosir Island is almost the same as the vast country of Singapore. Samosir Island also has two beautiful lakes, commonly known as Lake Aek Natonang and Lake Sidihoni. Samosir Island is populated by Batak Samosir tribe. Now recorded population in the island of Samosir reach 580,428 inhabitants.
The distance from Medan to Lake Toba is about 175 km, you can find many amazing places created by God here.