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Not many to see, but I found it fascinating. Worth dropping by.

If you rock up at this place, a guy will come and greet you and give a "free" tour (speaks... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2014
An0nym0use
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Indonesia's Endangered Cultural Heritage

The village of Lingga is situated in the misty Karo Batak Highlands, some 1000 metres about sea... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2012
camsean
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Chengdu, China
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“Lingga Village”
29 May 2015
“the Batak people and their traditional houses will enchant you”
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

A place worth visiting. The locals are very poor . I regretted not bringing some of my unwanted but yet usable items for example stationery, toys. A small donation is required after the home visit, approximately Rp2000-5000 suffices.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tfjune
Reviewed 30 May 2015

we had the good fortune of being able to watch one of their dance performances. When we reached the village we were greeted by them with rice tossed over our heads. The dance group was magical, the costumes wonderful. In this village are still some...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Marion W
Reviewed 5 May 2014

If you rock up at this place, a guy will come and greet you and give a "free" tour (speaks English). There isn't a lot to see, but what there is is quite fascinating. Certainly worth a visit if you are in the environs of...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank An0nym0use
Reviewed 9 September 2012

If you are coming from Berastagi and are on your way to Lake Toba, please be sure to stop in Lingga to visit this small village which exhibits some of the old Karo Batak traditional houses called Rumah Adat. In Toba you will see many...More

Date of experience: June 2012
6  Thank MangoMunky
Reviewed 11 June 2012

The village of Lingga is situated in the misty Karo Batak Highlands, some 1000 metres about sea level. It is one of several remaining examples of traditional Karo Batak architecture and it is seriously imperilled. Last year it was added to the World Monument Watch...More

Date of experience: August 2011
5  Thank camsean
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