Jam Gadang is the town’s focal point, built in the 1920s to house the clock, a gift from the Dutch queen. Independence in 1945 saw the...
Pasar Atas is a large, colourful market crammed with stalls selling fruit and vegetables, second-hand clothing and crafts. It’s open...
Roni's Tour & Travel
Based at the Orchid Hotel , Roni's can arrange everything from local tours to Danau Maninjau and the Harau Valley, to trips to...
Medan Nan Balinduang
Medan Nan Balinduang presents Minangkabau dance performances. Check with the tourist office for the latest schedule.
Naturally enough, Padang food is plentiful. Locals disagree about which outpost does the best nasi Padang - you'll just have to try...
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Lonely Planet review
Black-and-white pictures of Hollywood stars and 1960s rockers attract a mixed crowd of Indonesian tourists and Bukittinggi's bright young things. Other drawcards include an Indo rock soundtrack, fresh juices, snacks, cold beer and a spacious al fresco deck with misty mountain views.