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Lake Singkarak - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Lake Singkarak, X Koto Singkarak, Solok, West Sumatra, Indonesia

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About Lake Singkarak

Lake Singkarak is a crater lake in West Sumatra, Indonesia. It has an area of 107.8 km², being approximately 21 km long and 7 km wide. It is the widest lake in Sumatra and the second biggest lake on the island, after Lake Toba.

Attractions Near Lake Singkarak

Taman Nasional Kerinci Seblat
Taman Nasional Kerinci Seblat18.7km from Lake Singkarak

It is the largest national park on the island of Sumatra. The park area includes a large part of the Barisan mountain range, which form the western spine of Sumatra island and includes the highest peak in Sumatra, Mount Kerinci (3,805 m), one of more than five active volcanoes in the national park.

Istano Basa Pagaruyung
Istano Basa Pagaruyung18.73km from Lake Singkarak

Pagaruyung Palace is the palace of the former Pagaruyung Kingdom. The original Pagaruyung palace was built entirely from timber masonry, however, the current building frame was built using modern concrete structure.

Lembah Anai Waterfall
Lembah Anai Waterfall27.1km from Lake Singkarak

The waterfall is part of the Batang Lurang River and it resides by the roadside on a highland. Lembah Anai Waterfall is one of the best allures in the local nature conservation area.

Mount Singgalang
Mount Singgalang34.57km from Lake Singkarak

Singgalang is a volcano in West Sumatra, Indonesia. Its elevation is 2,877 m. It is a twin volcano with Mount Tandikat, which is located in the south-south-west of Singgalang. However, only Tandikat has had historical volcanic activity. There are 2 lakes at the summit, named Dewi (Goddess) and Kumbang (Beetle)

Grand Mosque of West Sumatra
Grand Mosque of West Sumatra39.28km from Lake Singkarak

It is the largest mosque in West Sumatra and the second largest mosque in Sumatra. It is located in Padang Utara Subdistrict, Padang, West Sumatra. The main building consists of three floors. The main prayer hall is located on the second floor. The mosque is able to accommodate 20,000 people.

Janjang Koto Gadang
Janjang Koto Gadang39.45km from Lake Singkarak

Janjang Koto Gadang is located in Bukittinggi, West Sumatra, Janjang Koto Gadang is one of the new destinations in Indonesia which is similar to China Grea Wall. Janjang Koto Gadang connects Bukittinggi and Agam district with a length of approximately 1 km.

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Discover More Attractions in West Sumatra, Where Lake Singkarak Is Located

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Located on the west coast of the island of Sumatra. The prime tourist attractions of West Sumatra are the natural environment and the culture and history of the Minangkabau and Mentawai people.