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Lake Maninjau

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Address: Kabupaten Agam - Bukittinggi | Kabupaten Agam - Bukittinggi, Padang, Indonesia
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Great view from distance

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Thank Ahmad A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Thank FajarM11
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

With only a few guest houses in Maninjau village you have great views and nice nature all around the lake.

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Thank alidaszabo
Pekanbaru, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

You can have a best view if you see it from Puncak Lawang or Lawang Park. When the wheather is nice the view is even more beautiful.

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Thank AISHA H
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

We drove from Bukittinggi to Matur to capture the view from puncak lawang. Amazing view from all angle. Just stop by one of those little stalls by the ridge and capture the great view.

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Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Too long trip bay car to reach this place with the disappoint when you realize that still dirty as usual in Indonesia

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Bukittinggi, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

its a beautiful lake, but the waters smell is so anoying, to foul maybe because this lake used by local people breeds fish in cages.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

You can reach it from Padang via Bukittinggi. You'll be served by beautiful scenery along trip. But, if you want to enjoy the lake directly, you should access it from Padang Via Lubuk Basung. I like the smail snail of Maninjau called Pensi. It's delicious.

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Thank Fasta'Iza N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

In addition to Puncak Lawang, Kelok 34 is obviously tge most picturesque point of view if you want to take pictures or just sit, have a warm noodle plus a cup of tea, and enjoy the majestic lake. Looking down from Kelok 34, you will spot a vacant traditional minang house by the lake. Breathtakingly beautiful...

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