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Small But Interesting Area

This small but interesting area is located uphill from the main road. The major focus is the large... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
De Pere, Wisconsin

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Jalan Pulau Samosir, Samosir Island, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank CJW913
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank lawsonkoh
Reviewed 7 September 2018

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

Thank jcwijk
Reviewed 13 August 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

Thank Yves C
Reviewed 13 August 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

Thank Novaz1027
Reviewed 31 July 2018

this is your typical scarify stone..the dance they do is good and you have to learn.. some enjoyed but not my stile. easy to get to .

Thank kitty37421
Reviewed 1 June 2018

It was definitely smaller than we expected, but why not, since you're there anyway. We just learned a bit of the Batak King's history and walked through the shopping area. It was pleasant, but not wow.

Thank shopaholickk
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Just a small mausoleum area where Batak royalties are being buried. Hiring a local tour guide will be helpful.

Thank Faizi K
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Went to the visit the tomb old cementery of king sibabutar as per part of 1/2day tour. Upon entering we were asked to place the traditional ulos on the right shoulder. Tge guide told us we can donate any amount at the exit. However staff...More

Thank liangjunl2016
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

The tomb is at ambarita around 15 min drive from tuk tuk. Along with tomb there are batak houses too which u can see from inside. Also sovunier ships around the place and also option to dress in batak costume.

Thank Rakesh P
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13 February 2015|
Response from zadrielz | Reviewed this property |
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