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Lake Maninjau

Kabupaten Agam - Bukittinggi | Kabupaten Agam - Bukittinggi, Padang, Indonesia
+62 31 80753883
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Amazing Views in this remote area

This place is in the remote part of West Sumatra a drive away from the town of Bukittinggi. The... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
Bandung, Indonesia
Peaceful lake

It was in 1999 first time l visited this lake, then back here again several times. The lake is so... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“puncak lawang” (21 reviews)
“fish farms” (4 reviews)
“west sumatra” (8 reviews)
Kabupaten Agam - Bukittinggi | Kabupaten Agam - Bukittinggi, Padang, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

This place is in the remote part of West Sumatra a drive away from the town of Bukittinggi. The road is quite extreme and narrow and down valleys and up hills. Before arriving we go through some wooded areas which were in low clouds and...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

It was in 1999 first time l visited this lake, then back here again several times. The lake is so clean and you can see a lots birds catch the fish around the lake especially in the morning. The view is amazing, we stayed in...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

a very nice lake, with cool air and many hot spring there,..the area still need to develop though, but it's quite a view.

1  Thank HeryAR
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The drive to the view point at lake Malinjau is interesting. We can see the arious types of agriculture grown beside the road as we passed. Vegetable farm, corn , padi and sugar canes. Stpooed for 10 minutes at the view point. Nice view of...More

Thank Noseason
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We were on the way to Padang by airport bus. The bus driver helped us to get a "Travel" ( van) halfway. He said there is no bus direct from Padang to Lake Maninjau. He asked us to take the Travel which is going to...More

1  Thank janettang
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This is a huge lake and you can snap countless pictures here and still not be bored by it. The scenery is breathtaking and you can "enjoy" the steep 44 turns and 600 metres elevation. Make sure you enjoy your meal in one of the...More

Thank Danny T
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Parking space is huge but left in shambles. Surrounding scenery is good with many local food & vendors around. However, the place is left underdeveloped and could've been better.

Thank ferdiyan
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This lake is like a mirror, where you can find the reflection of the surrounding hill around and the cloud in it. To get the better view, go to the Lawang Park or the secong best view is at Kelok 37

Thank Iwan R. K
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We just spent 4hours there but Its a must to see it. First from the top from oné od the viewpoints, before you enjoy 44 turns and 600meters elevation. Second from the lake level, its just wonderful and so peacefull. For the way up and...More

1  Thank Marek Z
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This volcanic lake is huge but nowadays not vey clean as the locals rear fish by the lake side. There are small hotels by the lake side but there is not much activity going on on the lake.

1  Thank NORAINI M
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