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Sipisopiso Waterfall

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A knife thru the .. earth

The centuries of water eroding the cliff edge gives sipisopiso it's name.. A knife in local lingo the waterfall a pretty sight but the surroundings disappoint. Unkempt and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Melaka, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The centuries of water eroding the cliff edge gives sipisopiso it's name.. A knife in local lingo the waterfall a pretty sight but the surroundings disappoint. Unkempt and thoroughly lacking in any attempt to clean up the litter by picnicking bus loads of local tourists. It is worth a walk down to the falls and to view lake toba from... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

So disappointing, this place... after a tiring trip (you simply cannot travel fast in North Sumatra, roads are too narrow and traffic is too big) you arrive to a place that, normally, would be a nice, refreshing stopover by a beautiful waterfall. Instead you arrive to something resembling a public trash dump - only being totally indifferent to human waste... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Amazing waterfall, visited the place on our way to Lake Toba thru private tour. The journey is tiring. The driver indeed very skillful!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The falls are not car accessible and so you would have to walk 1hour down the hill to the falls and another hour up the hill back to the camping where you park your car. It's a tiring but worth it experience because the talks are like no other

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Puchong, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

piso means knife. so literally the waterfall does looks like a blade of knife. thin, but tall. I did not go down to the base of the waterfall, but the view from above is average. there is trek to go down to the base.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is the tallest waterfalls I've ever seen. Sipisopiso waterfalls is one of the tourist attraction spot on the way to Lake Toba. We visited as a family. The view around this place was so peaceful. If you want to swim around, you need to walk down the stairs it's quite long trail.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Therapeutic walk down and up. Not a great waterfall, but it is a nice walk down and up. Unfortunately poor maintenance of the path, so it will be wiser to be cautious when walking down and up.i managed to go down and up within 30 minutes, which my tour guide said that was pretty fast. Worthwhile to go down to... More 

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Cyberjaya, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I would say Sipiso Piso is the Mother of Waterfalls. The most beautiful and amazing waterfalls i ever seen in my lifetime history. I give a try to reach down. Its about more than 1500 stairs if im not mistaken.it took about 30 mins to go down and 1hour to climb up. What i see is indescribable.magical mystery

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We were on our way to Simalan resort, and stopped enroute for a very good view of this amazing waterfall. Be prepared to tackle steps.

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Medan, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

After Lake Toba, this is your second must visit place at North Sumatera. See the waterfall from the hill. And see the amazing scenery. Get yourself wow'd every single time you come to this place..never get boring, never get too mainstream to visit!

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