Sopo Partungkoan is an ancient house that functions as a meeting avenue at the town of Tarutung, North Tapanuli. It is about 1 hour from Silangit International Airport. To see it on the map, click here.
The house used to be the place where Batak ancient leaders met to discuss and approve significant matters including the formulation of the customs and law, foreign relations, and security. The house has a bathroom where King Sisisingamangaraja XII (the last king of Batak) took showers. He spent quite some time in the house. It is a historical and cultural site to visit.
It now functions as a venue for art gallery and events.
What to Expect
You must report to security guards to enter the building except during the events. Entrance is free.