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Kelok Sembilan

Jl. Lintas Payakumbuh, Payakumbuh 26113, Indonesia
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Beautiful Highway

Icon of West Sumatera. Built over 30 pillars,at 10-15 meters.Beautiful highway and it has a very... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
Halidya M
Beautiful Trip

This Kelok 9 was so famous after Kelok 44. The different is we could stop by and take pictures of... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
Aang174
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Jakarta
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“roasted corn” (3 reviews)
“fresh air” (3 reviews)
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Jl. Lintas Payakumbuh, Payakumbuh 26113, Indonesia
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"roasted corn"
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"enjoy the view"
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"fresh air"
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"great landscape"
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"sharp bends"
in 2 reviews
"highest bridge"
in 2 reviews
"take pictures"
in 2 reviews
"west sumatra"
in 3 reviews
"be careful"
in 2 reviews
"turn"
in 6 reviews
"highway"
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"construction"
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"curve"
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"structure"
in 3 reviews
"flyover"
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"pass"
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Icon of West Sumatera. Built over 30 pillars,at 10-15 meters.Beautiful highway and it has a very beautiful landscape!

Thank Halidya M
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This Kelok 9 was so famous after Kelok 44. The different is we could stop by and take pictures of Kelok 9 while in Kelok 44 we could not stop as the roads are narrower and might disturb others if we stop to take pictures....More

Thank Aang174
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

During our journey from Harau Payakumbuh to Padang Panjang, our driver drove on this highway. Kelok means sharp turn and sembilan means nine or nine sharp turns. This winding highway completed in 2013 stretches through several districts connecting Central Sumatra to East Coast of Sumatra...More

Thank Hasnah1962
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

First time back to my childhood after 30yrs a go And this Kelok Sembilan no bridges like this before It's so "WoW" I love to seeing this wonderful bridges now Amazing...

Thank veraswann28
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

The corn at the roadside and the view. One of the unusual attractions i have visited to date. The road up is winding so do be careful as many tourist buses stop by the road side.

Thank MFS1406
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We thought it was a tough terrain road with sharp bends alongside hils or montains..BUT..kelok sembilan is actually the highway built across valleys and gorges that connects west sumatra to east sumatra. Its safe driving on a 2 lanes driveway. Our tour did not include...More

Thank Noseason
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

"Kelok sembilan" is megastructure road - located in Payakumbuh area in west sumatra. Its name means 9 turn of the road, look like highway. It has a great landscape, great view of the bridge and fresh air. Feel amazed with the structure of this bridg....More

1  Thank asriniruth
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The sight is quite unique in the country, and from the peak, it reminds me of Escher drawing. However I don't think it is worth going out of your way to purposely visit this place; only if you happen to pass it, stop by to...More

Thank Ed-Henry
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

In our mind previously, the "Kelok Sembilan" road is small road in the jungle and mountain with many curve of road, so every driver shall be full carefully if pass this road. We are surprised when arrived there, the new road in the valley of...More

Thank bambanghutomow
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Kelok sembilan located in payakumbuh west sumatra. It means 9 turn of the road. Look like highway and a lot of truck, buses cross this road. When cross this path, counting them, there're 9 turn, just go with the flow carefully. If you dare, try...More

Thank Melani M
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