Talang Anau in Suliki Payakumbuh , there is a tourism object that it is not unique and are sure we will reality. a Talempong made of stone. Talempong is a musical instrument traditional Minangkabau, West Sumatera is normal made of brass metal.made resembles a small gong. Use art to accompany dance, arts randai or as a musical instrument to accompany The time or Minang songs. But is there in the Talempong Talang Anau is not made of metal or the like brass but talempong here made from natural stone which they say was taken from the stones found in the mountains around Talang Anau.
So sound? Do the same with the sound of talempong made of brass material? Once beaten sound same to.Strange is why the sound of stones can be the same as the sound metal.That are unique Stone Talempong in Talang Anau.
If the form is not seen with the same form talempong used in Ranah Minang, talempomg stone in the Talang Anau this form is not uniform, only shaped like a normaly stones.
Stone Talempong Talang Anau this location approximately 38 kilometers from the Payakumbuh city towards the direction Suliki.
Legend Talempong Batu Talang Anau
Talempong first found this stone on the hill into Padang Aro.By a youth named Syamsudin collected place that is now located.
Start Syamsudin story begins collecting stones talempong Syamsudin this was a dream three times in succession came by his parents in a dream is to be Syamsudin collect stone talempong on a main bamboo tree ( talang= minang language) that have near Enau tree (language minang= Anau).
Strangely Syamsudin move stones that are large with braided coconut lidi-hijau.Stone in the rock as the bell lead to cattle pens, quite sizable distance about one kilo meters from the place now.
After the stones have whimsicality Syamsudin going on, sometimes he disappears and appears somewhere where suddenly from somewhere.Because often disappear, giving people around the degree Syamsudin, Syamsudin lord nan lost.
After so long disappeared suddenly Syamsudin lord nan lost and disappear in order to maintain that the stones are good.And when the blast talempong stone should ask permission first way to burn incense and white.