Sawan Stone

sawan stone

Sawan Stone (or Batu Cawan) is a rock that resembles a big bowl with a spring flowing onto it at Sianjur Mulamula, Samosir. The stone is also a cultural heritage site for Batak and Lake Toba and is near the former residence of King Batak (or Si Raja Batak, the name of the first king). To see it on the […]

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Lontung Stone Fence

lontung stone fence

Lontung Stone Fence is a historical site at Pagar Bolak Village, Samosir. It preserves many relics from the megalithic era. Lontung Stone Fence is approximately 1 hour from Tomok. To see it on the map, click here. What’s Special According to historians, this site has existed since 200 years BC, namely the era of megalithic. […]

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Mount Pusuk Buhit

mount pusuk buhit

Mount Pusuk Buhit is a sacred mountain located in Samosir. It has the height of 1,800 meters (5,900 ft) above sea level and 1,077 meters (3,533 ft) from the surface of Lake Toba. To see it on the map, click here. What’s Special Mount Pusuk Buhit is a place of origin of Batak, according to legend. […]

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Sigulanti Village

sigulanti village or sianjur mulamula

Sigulanti Village is a village in the district of Sianjur Mulamula, Samosir, famous as the first settlement of Batak. It is in a beautiful flat valley at the foot of Mount Pusuk Buhit. To see it on the map, click here. What’s Special Sigulanti Village is the original settlement of Si Raja Batak (King Batak, […]

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Tomb of King Sidabutar

tomb of king sidabutar

Tomb of King Sidabutar is a stone carved as human head along with some tombs of other kings around him. It is a natural stone, located at Tomok, Samosir. To see it on the map, click here. What’s Special The tomb complex contains three graves of kings and several graves of relatives. The first king and […]

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Tomok Village

tomok village

Tomok Village is a small village on the east coast of Samosir Island, Lake Toba. It is located right on the edge of the connecting dock to Ajibata, Parapat. It is the traditional village well-known as the gateway to Samosir. To see it on the map, click here. What’s Special The number of tombs and […]

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Stone Chairs

stone chairs of king siallagan

Stone Chairs of King Siallagan (locally known as Batu Parsidangan, meaning “Trial Stones”) are a historical and ancient object in the form of stone chairs and tables. It is located right at the center of Huta Siallagan (Siallagan Village) under a hariara tree, which is considered a sacred tree by Batak. The stones are believed […]

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Hobon Stone

Hobon Stone is a cultural and earth heritage site for Batak and Lake Toba. Located near the former residence of Si Raja Batak at Sianjur Mula Mula, Samosir, the stone is a geological object spewed out by the volcanic eruption 74,000 years ago. To see it on the map, click here. What’s Special Residents see […]

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Guru Stone

guru stone

Guru Stone is a semi-floating rock located about 70 meters (230 ft) offshore Lake Toba in Pangaloan Village, Samosir. It has a diameter of about 50 meters (164 ft), a height of about 5 meters (16 ft), and a depth of about 3 meters (10 ft). It is about 1 hour from Tomok. To see […]

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Aek Sipitu Dai

aek sipitu dai

Aek Sipitu Dai is a fountain that has seven taps in Sianjur Mulamula Subdistrict, Samosir. Each stream of the water has a different flavor. Residents consider it a sacred place. To see it on the map, click here. What’s Special Aek Sipitu Dai is where local people often come for a blessing. They believe that the water […]

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