Museum in Padang & Around

Adityawarman Museum

Adityawarman Museum, built in the Minangkabau tradition, has pleasant grounds and the exhibits are a thorough introduction to everyday Minangkabau life. A healthy imagination helps, since the exhibits are in Bahasa …
Island in Padang & Around

Pulau Pagang

Pulau Pagang is a beautiful small island, 1½-hours offshore from Bungus, with white sandy beaches and a handful of basic bungalows. It’s possible to rent a boat from Bungus and stay the night. Ask at Tin Tin Homesta…
Waterfall in Padang & Around

Air Terjun Tiga Tingkat

This spectacular three-storey waterfall is close to Teluk Kabung, by the village of Koto Lubuk Hitam. It’s an hour’s hike up to the base of the falls for swimming.
Area in Padang & Around

Colonial Quarter

Although damaged in the 2009 earthquake, Padang’s colonial-era quarter around Jl Batang Arau is still worth a lazy stroll. Old Dutch and Chinese warehouses back onto a river brimming with fishing boats. The beach al…