Articles Tagged with: West Sumatra

Padang


TdS 2013, 7 Stages Through 17 Beautiful Districts

Padang is the capital and largest city of West Sumatra. This city became point of transit and transport hub for traveler visiting tourist attractions around West Sumatra, served by Minangkabau International Airport, Port of Teluk Bayur and Bengkuang Bus Terminal. Travellers can try surfing or trekking on the Batu and Mentawai islands, or heading to the hill town of Bukittinggi or toKerinci Seblat National Park. Padang itself is well-known for ‘gastronomic and shopping tourism’. Rendang which is listed number one dish in the list “The World’s 50 Most Delicious Foods” by CNN International in 2011 originated from Padang. The other beautiful tourist objects in this city are Air Manis Beach, Padang Beach, Museum Adityawarman and Sarasah Banyak Gariang Waterfall.

Museum Adityawarman

Air Manis Beach

Pelabuhan Muaro Harbor

Padang Beach

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Sawahlunto


TdS 2013, 7 Stages Through 17 Beautiful Districts

Sawahlunto located 90 kilometers from Padang,  known as a coal mining city. This city is a unique tourist destination that offers nostalgic traces of an old mining town. 

Silo Sawahlunto

Sawahlunto Cultural Center

Ombilin Meinen (Office Building of PT. BA Ombilin)

Museum Goedang Ransoem

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TdS 2013, 7 Stages Through 17 Beautiful Districts


The Tour de Singkarak (TdS) 2013 is one of prestigious cycling races in Asia, even world . TdS 2013 have 7 stages  through 17 of West Sumatra’s best scenic & culture rich districts.

Here we present profile of 17 supporting cities and regencies.

 1.   Bukittinggi
 2.   Sawahlunto
 3.   Padang
 4.   Limapuluh Kota
 5.   Pariaman
 6.   City of Solok
 7.   Solok Regency
 8.   Agam
 9.   Pesisir Selatan
10   Padang Pariaman
11.  Padang Panjang
12.  Payakumbuh
13.  Tanah Datar
14.  Sijunjung
15.  Dharmasraya
16.  Solok Selatan
17.  Pasaman

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