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Lake Maninjau, Bukittinggi

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Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
Home of sweeping views and small but thriving fish farms, Lake Maninjau remains a peaceful place, despite its popularity with foreign tourists. Formed by a volcanic eruption some 50,000 years ago, this caldera lake sits about 460 m (1,500 ft) above sea level. To reach the lake, take a bus from Bukittinggi. The scenic journey takes visitors down a narrow road making 44 hairpin bends before it reaches the lakeshore. Experience the area on a bicycle, or speed through the lush lakeside surroundings on a motorcycle. If you prefer slower activities, take a canoe trip across the lake. Make Lake Maninjau part of your personalized Bukittinggi itinerary using our Bukittinggi trip planner.
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  • Nice view and many new selfie spots created...peaceful and serene this beautiful place...many changes since my last visit in July 2019  more »
  • This lakes offer such a great view from the hilltop till down the lake (before entering the Kelok 44 mainroad). Bear in mind that the weather around this lake is unpredictable, somehow, around...  more »
  • A very scenic and breathtaking panorama there. One of the priceless view we won't forget all our lives. Scenics of the lake from the top is one of our utmost favorites.
  • Great place at west of sumatra,probably the world's largest lake.
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