Attractions

Historic Site in Danau Toba

King Sidabutar Grave

The Batak king who adopted Christianity is buried in Tomok village, 5km southeast of Tuk Tuk. The king’s image is carved on his tombstone, along with those of his bodyguard and Anteng Melila Senega, the woman the ki…
Museum in Danau Toba

Museum Huta Bolon Simanindo

At Samosir’s northern tip, in the village of Simanindo, 15km north of Tuk Tuk, there’s a beautifully restored traditional house that now functions as a museum. It was formerly the home of Rajah Simalungun, a Batak k…
Historic Site in Danau Toba

Stone Chairs

Ambarita, 5km north of Tuk Tuk, features a group of 300-year-old stone chairs where important matters were discussed among village elders. Here wrongdoers were tried and led to a further group of stone furnishings w…
Historic Site in Danau Toba

Batak Graves

The road that follows the northern rind of Samosir between Simanindo and the town of Pangururan is a scenic ride through the Bataks’ embrace of life after death. In the midst of the fertile rice fields are large mul…