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King Siallagan's Stone Chair

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Jl. Rumah Hoba | Huta Siallagan, Kec. Simanindo, Ambarita, Samosir Island 22395, Indonesia
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Reviewed February 18, 2019

Its a very small place and I nearly walked through it without realising where or what I was looking at. You could skip this if you want.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 26, 2019

If you are into history, the site is interesting artifacts, get to understand culture, tradition and some history.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 20, 2019

Once you arrive here you realize that Batak is one of the civilized ethnic. They are not savaged far before it get contact with outside world. Death penalty is recognized here through a fair trial. If you are criminal, your value are the same as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

There's more to this place than just a single stone chair. What you get to see is a whole range of artefacts and structures from Batak culture, starting with stone carved door guardians, moving on to soaring, saddleback-roofed houses and finishing with hilltop tombs. Along...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

We were lucky as we had a very good guide. He was able to tell us the history in an interesting way. We were brought into a traditional Batak house, and was explained how the design came and how families lived together in the a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

If you are in Tuk Tuk only go here, but if you are on the opposite side of the island or elsewhere its not worth the distance. There are several houses of this type around the island.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

Can skip this place if you not really like to look into history. It was just some old traditional houses and few stone chair infront of those houses.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

While on an organized private tour of Sumatra, my spouse and I were taken here by the guide that was assigned to us for our 7-day stay. Despite the rain, this was one of my favorite places that we visited! The site is located in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank CJW913
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

If you need to understand Batak culture, Ambarita village should be the first place in Samosir Island to start with. It is very essential to engage the local guide from the village to better appreciate Batak culture. We were lucky to have the guide to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

5 thousand rupiah entrance fee. Tour guide fee depend to their offer & your group size. Donation for demonstrate of execution up to you.

Date of experience: September 2018
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