Padang attractions

Museum in Padang

Adityawarman Museum

Within a grand traditional Minangkabau-style building is this excellent museum that offers a thorough overview of Padang culture. Captions are all in English, and cover Minangkabau lifestyle and architecture, as wel…
Area in Padang

Colonial Quarter

Although badly damaged in the 2009 earthquake, Padang’s colonial-era quarter around Jl Batang Arau is still worth a lazy stroll. Crumbling old Dutch and Chinese warehouses back on to a river brimming with fishing bo…