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.
Jl Ahmad Yani · interesting places nearby
Naturally enough, Padang food is plentiful. Locals disagree about which outpost does the best nasi Padang - you'll just have to try them all for yourself: Roda Group, south of the clock tower; Simpang Raya, with another branch on Jl Minangkabau; and Selamat.