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seeing in Medan LONDON SUMATERA building on jalan Kesawan is a replic of
Jalan Sisingamangaraja ( Sisingamangaraja street )
Pay your respects at the tomb of one of Indonesia’s national heroes, Sisingamangaraja XII on jalan SiSingamangaraja , the other kingdoms in Indonesia had already been under occupied by the Ducth colonial earlier since century 16th but Batak land had not , the people were brave and united to fight in battle, he died 1902 . You can find many good rate of money changers along this street .
LONDON SUMATERA building on jalan Kesawan is a replic ofLONDON SUMATERA building in London built in 1844 , the owner is the British rubber company "Harrisons & Crosfield" company. Harrisons & Crosfield (H&C) built by Trio Daniel Harrison, Smith Harrison and Joseph Crosfield from Liverpool , also importer of coffee and tea from Sumatera .The unique of this building is still using the old elevator . Now this building is office for Brithish consulate and British Library council . ( foto above ) .
Still on the same street The Maimoon Palace, built by the Sultan of Deli in 1886 , open to the public . The Sultan family still lives in the back wing of the
palace so only a few rooms are available to the public. There is a small
entrance fee .
A Taoist Temple Vihara Gunung Timur is located 500m South of the Hindu temple . The Vihara Gunung Timur overlooks the Babura River and is the largest Chinese temple in Medan , located next door to Danau Toba Hotel, on jalan Imam Bonjol is a Buddhist temple
If your hotel has no swimming pool this is the largest swimming pool ( Kolam Renang ) in the city , located about a block down from Grand Mosque , entrance fee Rp6000. They have lockers to keep your valuable .
The Museum of North Sumatera , on jalan
HM. Johny , open Tue to Sat from 8.30 am till 5pm , displays of natural history
of different cultures and societies in Sumatera .
Then a few walk by , you will find the Mesjid Raya or Grand Mosque which was completed in 1906 . Near by is the Hindu Temple Sri Mariammam Temple which is devoted to the Goddess Kali. The temple was built in 1884. This is located just across from Sun Plaza a large modern shopping centre. Around this area called Kampung Keling is the Indian quarter of Medan where you will find some excellent Indian restaurants .
Getting around Medan.
The cheapest way to get around Medan is try to bargain becak ( three wheels carriage ) , if you don’t agree with the price just move along the road to the next becak driver Then if the driver agree with the price he will negociate with the good price .
Traveling to other cities from Medan
There are 2 big bus terminals for
of Sumatra or to Java :
Pinang Baris Bus Terminal is in the northern part of Medan . Buses here go to Aceh, Binjai, Bukit Lawang and Tangkahan. To get to Pinang Baris from the centre of Medan a becak will cost between Rp 20.000 – 40.000 depending on your bargaining skills . A taxi will cost between Rp50.000 -70.000 .Amplas Bus Terminal have buses going to places in the South including Berastagi, Parapat (Lake Toba) and Bukittinggi and Java .
Medan coca cola .
Souvenirs from Medan :
1. Durian can be found on Jl. Wahid Hasyim ( Kedai Bang Ucok ) and Kedai Pelawi on
Jl. Sunggal on junction of Jl. Kutilang Medan .
drinks ( Sarsaparilla ) or Medan cocal cola .
2. Marquisa Syrup ( passion fruit syrup ) , the good tasted are from Pohon Pinang , Piramid Unta .
3. Lemang ( coconut milk , spices and rice in bamboo cube burnt )
5. Kacang Sihobuk ( traditional roasted peanut )
6. Ulos ( Traditional Batak woven )
7. Ikan teri ( small dried fish )8. Coffee and tea Sumatera
Jangga House Bed
& Breakfast *
Jl. Sei Tuan No.22/24, Medan Baru, Medan, Indonesia, free wifi, smoking area, swimming pool, garden
Hotel Sri Deli**
Hotel & Convention Center ****
Jl. Cut Mutiah , Medan City Center , Medan , Indonesia 20152
free wifi , close to fruit market , SUN plaza , airport service , smoking area , garden
Danau Toba Hotel
Jl. Imam Bonjol No. 17, Medan City Center, Medan, Indonesia Free wifi , smoking area , 'massage', garden , close to Maimoon Palace , fruits Berastagi market , Grand Mosque
In North Sumatera Malay people called Malay
Deli , according to the name of the Sultan of Malay kingdom name is
Kesultanan Deli .
In Medan lives all the tribes of Sumatera but also from another island like Celebes , Kalimantan , Java , etc but all of them can speak their mother language because people in Sumatera has golden heart .
Can be found on Jl. Flamboyan , Jl. Gatot Subroto and Jl. Bromo Medan around Rp20-25.000 / bamboo .
When you buy it buy 1 cube , open the seal ( banana leaf on top of bamboo ) then smell it , if it is fresh lasting for 3 days .
Badak ( Medan coca cola )
Many years ago before no coca cola in this
world , we already have have local drinks : Badak , also has many kinds
of flavour there are soda , lemonade , orange ,
sarsaparilla and fanta taste made from plant .