Padang

What is Padang known for?


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fax +62 751 841230 hours price checkin checkout content The only one hotel with it's own plaza in Padang. *


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in Padang city. They provide cars for rent with the cheap price and good service. Contact them +628 1166 8389. '''Museum Adityawarman''', Jl. Diponegoro (Lapangan Tugu), +62 752 31523, 39587, TuS 8AM-4PM * '''Taman Budaya''' (Cultural Park) * '''Pantai Air Manis''' (Sweet Water Beach). It is most famed for '''Batu Malin Kundang''' (Stone of Malin Kundang), a stone shaped like a prostrating man. According to local legend, this stone is Malin

is a minor city and a rather devout Muslim community. Bars are available at Hotel Bumi Minang, but don't expect alcohol. If you can find your way down to Chinatown and get some Kripik Padang (crackers, available in two flavors: spicy and sweet), that could be a good idea, too. In Chinatown, you also can explore the mixture of Minang-Chinese food. Surfing * '''Pantai Air Manis''' (Sweet Water Beach)  This a very good surf spot fort beginners with a beach break and not to big waves. It is working


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district, locally famous. Great bargains can be picked up here. * Eat Padang is famed throughout Indonesia for spicy '''Padang food''' (''masakan Padang''). Ordering at a Padang restaurant couldn't be easier: just sit down at a table, and watch the dishes pile up. Eat


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friendly people. The city is also the home of the delicious Padang food and the town is stuffed with restaurants and street stalls. The locally available guidebook 'Sozzie Sumatra' can be referred to on arrival for upcoming local events and a current 'what to do' section. Get in By plane '''Minangkabau International Airport''' (Bandara Internasional Minangkabau - BIM) (PDG), located 23 km north-west of Padang, is the main gateway to West Sumatra, with frequent flights to destinations


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what you like, as you'll only pay for dishes you've actually consumed. Famous dishes include: * ''rendang sapi'', spicy curried beef cooked until the sauce is dry * ''soto padang'', crispy beef in spicy soup * ''ayam pop'', deep-friend vaguely popcorn-like (hence the name) kernels of chicken * ''sate'', beef satay in curry sauce, served with ''ketupat'' (rice dumplings) Padang dishes can use rather unusual ingredients though, including internal organs like hearts, lungs and even brains. All


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are relatively constant throughout the year, with an average of 26 degrees Celsius.


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http: www.maranathahomestay.blogspot.com email maranatha_homestay@yahoo.com address Jl. Bandar Pulau Karam No. 10-D lat long directions phone +62 751 26321 tollfree fax +62 751 38663 hours price Rp 85.000 -Rp 270.000 - Rp 575.000 checkin checkout content Homey,have good facilities; Dormitory(backpackers), Single or double room and family room;:hot and cold water,hot spot internet,nice lobby,kitchen facilities, international TV Channels,Location :City center


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. Prices for a trip are approximately Rp2,000. You can get '''taxis''' from the Minangkabau International Airport to town for less than Rp50,000 if you speak the language. Unfortunately if you are white or black, Minang people are well known to be good business people, and are quite skilled at making you pay a few extra thousand rupiah. That being said, don't start squabbling over 50 cents here or there. There are several alternatives that you can choose for transportation in Padang, such as '''bus kota''' (for city bus transportation), '''angkutan kota''' (for transportation in the city), taxi, and car rental. Most public transportations are not very safe and clean compared to international standard. During rush hour, you can see the buses overcrowded. Be careful with your valuables as sometimes there are pickpockets and thieves taking advantage while riding on the public transport, though this is very rare. If you're looking to spend a few days in Padang, car rental is the preferred way to go around. All car rentals include the driver, who can also act as your guide. It's not recommended for tourists to drive around because road signs are not followed by the locals and courtesy while driving almost do not exist in Indonesia. * '''Jacktour Padang Car Rental''', tel. +62 751 445655 , Padang and Bukittinggi car rental services. * '''TotalCarRental''', tel. +62 811 21 8494 , They also provide Padang and Bukittinggi tour packages that you can choose. * WikiPedia:Padang Commons:Category:Padang


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or Tapi Lauik) which located from Samudra Street until Puruih, is well known for its beautiful sunset and hundreds of food stalls. Bungus bay, to the south of Padang, is suitable for swimming and boating. Adityawarman Museum specializes in the history and culture of the local Minangkabau (Minangkabau people) ethnic group, and the main exhibits are housed within a Rumah Gadang style building. Batang (River) Kuranji flows in Padang and on top area of the river at Batu Busuk, Lambung Bukit sub


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. Prices for a trip are approximately Rp2,000. You can get '''taxis''' from the Minangkabau International Airport to town for less than Rp50,000 if you speak the language. Unfortunately if you are white or black, Minang people are well known to be good business people, and are quite skilled at making you pay a few extra thousand rupiah. That being said, don't start squabbling over 50 cents here or there. There are several alternatives that you can choose for transportation in Padang, such as '''bus kota''' (for city bus transportation), '''angkutan kota''' (for transportation in the city), taxi, and car rental. Most public transportations are not very safe and clean compared to international standard. During rush hour, you can see the buses overcrowded. Be careful with your valuables as sometimes there are pickpockets and thieves taking advantage while riding on the public transport, though this is very rare. If you're looking to spend a few days in Padang, car rental is the preferred way to go around. All car rentals include the driver, who can also act as your guide. It's not recommended for tourists to drive around because road signs are not followed by the locals and courtesy while driving almost do not exist in Indonesia. * '''Jacktour Padang Car Rental''', tel. +62 751 445655 , Padang and Bukittinggi car rental services. * '''TotalCarRental''', tel. +62 811 21 8494 , They also provide Padang and Bukittinggi tour packages that you can choose. * WikiPedia:Padang Commons:Category:Padang

Padang

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