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As I do not understanding the history and significant of Sidabutar Kings, the tomb seems to be... read more

Reviewed January 26, 2019
Mama2010
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Indonesia
Peaceful Hilltop Graveyard

Tomok's main drawcard, at least in our opinion, is this hilltop graveyard with its leafy shade tree... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2019
camsean
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Chengdu, China
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Reviewed April 20, 2019

We had to walk up a slope to reach this place. It is not difficult as the path is shaded with rows of small souvenir shops on the left and right of the path. The tomb area is small. Our Indonesian guide explained the significance...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 26, 2019

As I do not understanding the history and significant of Sidabutar Kings, the tomb seems to be regular tomb with nothing fancy of a Kings Tomb.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mama2010
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

Tomok's main drawcard, at least in our opinion, is this hilltop graveyard with its leafy shade tree and dozens of historical graves, one of which belongs to the original king of the Sidabatur clan. The most impressive of the tombs here feature strange, sphinx-like designs...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank camsean
Reviewed January 16, 2019

It is located in Tomok, Samosir Island - Toba Lake. You must walk thru many souvenir shops to reach the place. This place was quite small but interesting. It gave you an idea on the simple way of life of people there. Local guide is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

Nice historical place, got place to sit n enjoy the scenery, very old domb. Need to pay donations as the entrance after the visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

This small but interesting area is located uphill from the main road. The major focus is the large sarcophagus of the first King Sidabutar. The stylized image of a face is that of the king; the image below the face is believed to be his...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

What best to know its people history then to understand the tomb and the fascination and sometime macabre history.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lawsonkoh
Reviewed September 7, 2018

When you go to Samosir and want see, learn about the history go and enjoy the site and the museum nearby

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jcwijk
Reviewed August 13, 2018

interesting to see as well as the stone chairs. surrounded by souvenirs shops. we went their by foot, by a nice small trek through the rice fields/the hills from tuktuk

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 631yvesc
Reviewed August 12, 2018

A great trip to Samosir island to listen to the historical journey of the kings and to witness the sacrificial tombs, their houses as well as the overall island. Very informative and interesting. Great place to visit if you visit Lake Toba

Date of experience: August 2018
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Hi Im sorry. we went on an all-in guided trip so i dont know exactly what are the exact fees. But to be honest with you most of the tourist sites did not have any some sort of official entrances, where you show your tickets... More
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