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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Medan, Indonesia
interesting but not wonderful

interesting to see as well as the stone chairs. surrounded by souvenirs shops. we went their by... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Yves C
Laxou, France
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Jalan Pulau Samosir, Samosir Island, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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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
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

It is a unique experince at the King Sidabutar's Tomb. You can learn Batak culture. You can see the history. You can also shop some souveniers. Very recommended.

Thank katherine a
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

As expected, the site was at the end of a path lined on either site by souvenirs shops (which can be nice, depending on your willingness to do some haggling /shopping). The site is tiny, well maintained and photogenic, but there was no explanation at...More

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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