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Lake Maninjau

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Address: Kabupaten Agam - Bukittinggi | Kabupaten Agam - Bukittinggi, Padang 25124, Indonesia
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+62 31 80753883

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What A Scenic View

I have seen from the air the scenic views of the lakes and mountains of the mountaineous surrounding when the flight from KL is decending to Padang. Wow I am here at last at Danau... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lian Tiong G
Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The lake has a beautiful view, almost as though it was too good to be true. The breeze was enjoyable as well, as it keeps you cool. However, it does not offer any activity such as paragliding or flying fox. Nevertheless, while enjoying the view you wouldn't think of doing anything else other than taking pictures or bask in the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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49 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When the weather is clear, you can see the entire lake from the road with 44 corners. When it is not sunny and clear, it is said that the lake will be covered with fog. Luckily, when I was there, the day was sunny. There's nothing much to do at the lake other than view the scenery and visit Hamka's... More 

Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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120 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have seen from the air the scenic views of the lakes and mountains of the mountaineous surrounding when the flight from KL is decending to Padang. Wow I am here at last at Danau Maninjau on 7 April 2017.. The scenic padi fields and the lake view is just majestic. The view from the top as we ascend to... More 

Thank Lian Tiong G
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

My last visit to Maninjau Lake was end of 2016 after previous visit in 2015. I spent an afternoon for a coffee at a cafe nearby the lake. It was quite a descent cafe compared with others in the area but I forgot the name. Also had some talks with local people while practicing my bahasa Padang. From what I... More 

Thank r0miu
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46 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We passed the famous kelok 44 to get thru to Lake maninjau. Its a vast lake surrounded by mountains and small island. Local people set up fsmall fishing port along the lake. Its good to spend sometimes here after going thru the dizzying kelok 44. You can stop anywhere along lake maninjau where local sometimes set up small booth that... More 

Thank zarikh z
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50 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Lake on the hill.Awesome view even to reach there can cause you short of breath because of the steep road

Thank missZaline
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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223 reviews
117 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Located in the center of mountains around. After passing through 44 times turns through the hills, with friends, we enjoy the view. The water was so calm. The lake is being used by local people to grow fishes with traditional ways. Unfortunately we could not find the part of this lake where the center of crowds.

Thank CenturyAlpha
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

From hill top you can see the perfect view of Lake maninjau.. the village and background mountains..

Thank Ahmad A
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Indonesia have many and beautiful lake but unmaintained.Some place was dirty, usually if people can reach lake side.If you like take a photoshoot maybe you can see others review to take best picture but if you want to go swimming not recommended.Just to see the greatness for Alloh, yes this is the place. سبحن الله

Thank FajarM11
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

To get a nice view; go to Puncak Lawang. But Puncak Lawang might not suitable for elderly since you need to hike a bit (by stairs).

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