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Lake Maninjau

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Address: Kabupaten Agam - Bukittinggi | Kabupaten Agam - Bukittinggi, Padang, Indonesia
Phone Number: 3180753883
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Beautful Lake

This lake located south west of Bukittinggi. The lake panorama is very beautiful viewed from Lawang Peak. There is not much to do other than the panorama.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Darnel-HDI
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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557 reviews
283 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 306 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lake located south west of Bukittinggi. The lake panorama is very beautiful viewed from Lawang Peak. There is not much to do other than the panorama.

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35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

No big hotels, not much traffic, not much to do. I stayed there one night and .. that's enough. You can enjoy the silence and enjoy the view on the lake. Maybe take a walk to take some photos and look out for a nice small restaurant to have local food. When you drive down the road from bukkutinggi there... More 

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Thank Sebastian H
Padang, Indonesia
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Here, we can take some picture, because when we will go to Lubuk basung from bukittinggi, we must pass this way. the view is very beautiful and we can eat 'pensi' little clam with good taste.

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Thank sabrina_ho88
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

This beautifull lake is surrounding by Hill, lika a secret paradise, the both view from the hills and from the land is awesome, there is local culinary with the best taste, there are some hotel, hostel, and villa to stay.

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Thank zizous851
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

After hours driving from Padang, we left Tiku towards Maninjau enjoying the fresh air. In the fisheries areas it smells fishy intensively. At Kelok (Curve) 1 the view is already nice, more and more until Kelok 44. The most magnificent view is from Puncak Lawang. Simplified: WOW!

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Thank Cungkring K
indonesia
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211 reviews
159 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

I went to Padang 2 months ago. I've always intrigued by its refreshing view. Unfortunately, there was a fire forest in its neighboring area, Palembang, West Sumatera, so bad that the smoke covered the blue sky. And since I didnt stay in Lake Maninjau, I didnt quite capture the beautiful scenery.

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Thank c0sm0p0litangirl
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74 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Very beautiful lake you can enjoy all day. You can see people collect fishes and interact with local people who own fishery there.

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Thank atiklarasati
Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful lake.... Was here some years back which enabled us to go right down to the lake for a swim. However was told by tour guide that road to lake now not suitable for travel. Therefore was brought up the hill instead to see this beautiful lake. Breathtaking view.

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1 Thank Hajjahzia
Jakarta, Indonesia
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102 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

I am not sure if I could give an objective view here. During my visit, west Sumatra is having 'smoke' as its neighbor province is having forest fire. The visibility on this lake during my visit is poor and smokey, as if it is having fog. The tour guide mentioned that once, the lake water was crystal clear. But sadly,... More 

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NRW
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

Landscape at Danau Maninjau is just great! I was there in January 2014 and I enjoyed it a lot. I can recomment to cycle all around the lake, you will have great views! Take care that you have a good bicycle, because its around 50km. Also recommendable is a trekking from View Point Puncak Lawang down to the lake. I... More 

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