Medan is North Sumatra’s capital city and it is one of the largest cities in Indonesia after Jakarta city and Surabaya city with 2 million populations. Medan has wonderful diversity of cultures and ethnics, such as Javanese, Chinese, Toba-Batak, MandailingBatak, Minangkabau, Karo Batak, Northern and Southern Indians, and many others. Most of those ethnic groups live in Medan as a home, so Medan does not have a single majority group form. Medan is popular with Bukit Lawang and Lake Toba since it is the largest volcano lake in this world. This city offers more than those two places which will make your great vacation even greater. There are some Medan tourist attractions that are still needed to explore if you want to have more interesting views in this city. Medan is a city to give you a feeling of gorgeous, gritty, and romantic. Seasoned tourists often lust there after they have another travel experience. It is simple to enjoy the atmosphere in Medan, just come there and then you will realize that Medan shares the beauty of nature to you with some spectacular places.
Even though Medan is not too popular as a destination place, but you still have some Medan tourist attractions places to visit on your next trip in Medan.
- Enjoying Sipiso-Piso Waterfall. This waterfall is one of the tallest waterfalls in Indonesia. Its height is 800m above the sea level. The water pours beautifully from the underground river to the deep gorge. There, you will be pleased from the amazing views of this waterfall from elevated height. Also, you will be able to get a great view of Toba Lake. You can take a hike down its stairs and see the waterfall closely; it will be much better way to enjoy the sight of this waterfall. Even though the back way perhaps be a little hard, but the sight of this waterfall is something that can cure your pain. If you are lucky enough, you may see a rainbow there.
- This is an incredible church which is recommended if you visit Medan. The thing that makes this place is really interesting is because its Catholic shrine with South Indian styles and Tamil Hindu decorations. There are many neon lights with random colors and sprinkling of some religious ornaments including statue of Buddy Jesus. Moreover, it may be a plus value for its fresh spring which is located under the Our Lady shrine. Local people believe that the water can heal any kinds of illnesses.
If you have a planning to visit Medan tourist attractions spots, then you have to come there in the right time. Even it is in Indonesia, a tropical country, but the rain sometimes tends to fall in year-round. The rainfall becomes heavier in the September up to December. The rain will ruin your planning to explore more about the attractions in Medan in whole days. Therefore, you have to ensure that you come there in the right time.