As the capital of the province of North Sumatra, Medan is the third largest city in Indonesia after Jakarta and Surabaya. Behind its cultural diversity, tourist attractions in Medan also keep a variety of charms. Starting from nature tourism to culinary tourism. This time, we will present 10 recommendations for the best tourist attractions in Medan that you can visit. Curious about anything? Just take a look at the list of the latest Medan tours below!
- Lake Toba
When talking about tourist attractions in Medan, it feels very strange not to mention Lake Toba. The largest volcanic lake in Indonesia and Southeast Asia offers extraordinary natural beauty. That is why Lake Toba is a must-visit Medan tourist destination.
- Samosir Island
When visiting Lake Toba, don’t forget to stop by Samosir Island, an island located in the middle of Lake Toba. Samosir Island stores various wealth of the Batak Tribe, ranging from traditional clothes, accessories to traditional fabrics typical of the Batak Tribe.
- The Le Hu Garden Medan
If you want to visit Medan’s modern but still beautiful tourist destinations, you can visit The Le Hu Garden which is located in Patumbak District. This park is a tourist attraction in the city of Medan that offers various activities, such as boat rides, fishing, and eating.
- Tele View Tower
Not far from the Lake Toba area, Menara Pandang Tele is the best spot for those of you who want to enjoy the natural scenery from a height. From this Tele View Tower, all the beauty of the Lake Toba area will be displayed clearly.
- Lake Lau Kawar
Besides Lake Toba, Lake Lau Kawar in Medan is also no less interesting to visit. This lake’s location is near Mount Sinabung. Lake Lau Kawar presents views of the lake with a backdrop of mountains and soothing green trees.
Still in the Lake Toba area, Sipinsur is also a tourist attraction in Medan, which is no less interesting to visit. Located at an altitude of 2,123 meters above sea level, the natural scenery of lakes, hills, forests, and mountains will be seen very clearly from Sipinsur.
- Medan Grand Mosque
The mosque, which was inaugurated in 1909, is one of the pride icons of Medan. Built with a blend of Middle Eastern, Indian, and Spanish architectural styles, the Medan Grand Mosque is not only suitable for worship. But also as a suitable background for taking pictures.
- Maimun Palace
After Medan Grand Mosque, you can continue your journey to Maimun Palace which is only 200 meters away. With a magnificent and charming architectural style, this palace relic of the Deli Kingdom is said to be the most beautiful palace ever in Indonesia.
- Graha Maria Annai Velangkanni
Not only nuanced Islamic tourism. But in Medan, there is also a catholic church open to the public, namely Graha Maria Annai Velangkani. Uniquely, this church has architecture that resembles a Hindu temple. Graha Maria Annai Velangkanni is quite popular as a religious tourism object in the city of Medan.
- Old Town Hall Building
Medan also has many historical buildings. One of them is the Old Town Hall Building. This colonial era heritage building has a classic building design and looks very grand. Currently, the Old Town Hall Building has been converted into a tourist attraction in Medan and a restaurant.
Whether your trips take you to a long stroll on beaches, delicious cuisines, relaxing spas and resorts or urban attractions, extra research will give you the best experience for your visit. Get to know more about Medan by visiting Wonderful Indonesia.