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King Siallagan's Stone Chair

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Better appreciate with local guide

If you need to understand Batak culture, Ambarita village should be the first place in Samosir... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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This was our first stop in Samosir and probably one of the most interesting. We highly recommend... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
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Jl. Rumah Hoba | Huta Siallagan, Kec. Simanindo, Ambarita, Samosir Island 22395, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While on an organized private tour of Sumatra, my spouse and I were taken here by the guide that was assigned to us for our 7-day stay. Despite the rain, this was one of my favorite places that we visited! The site is located in...More

Thank CJW913
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you need to understand Batak culture, Ambarita village should be the first place in Samosir Island to start with. It is very essential to engage the local guide from the village to better appreciate Batak culture. We were lucky to have the guide to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

5 thousand rupiah entrance fee. Tour guide fee depend to their offer & your group size. Donation for demonstrate of execution up to you.

Thank hckok77
Reviewed 11 September 2018

We visited samosir island on friday and dropped by this historical site in the afternoon. However, the whole site is empty except the two of us. There is no local guide to engage for a meaningful introduction. Therefore, i believe if you want to learn...More

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Try to get a local guide for better understanding of the place. It was very interactive. You probably spend 1.5 hour maximum in this place. Very informative place to learn about local philosophy.

Thank am-there
Reviewed 15 July 2018

This is one of the most visited Huta (traditional villages) in Samosir Island. Once you entered this village, you can try Tor Tor Dance, and see the performance of mystical doll Sigale-gale. There are tour guides offered, but you have to pay at least IDR...More

Thank Anneila F
Reviewed 1 June 2018

This was our first stop in Samosir and probably one of the most interesting. We highly recommend hiring a guide. We were lucky and got one who was very jovial and could answer all the questions we had and then some :)

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

You need to purchase ticket for IDR 10.000 per person, it already include the entrance, ulos and sortali (for women) The original houses with 1 house for museum, stone chair in the middle and on the top there will be some dance atraction (do not...More

1  Thank Hetty M
Reviewed 7 March 2018

A good place to see traditional Batak houses. Luckily we had stopped on our way to the island at a Batak village and were able to go inside one of the houses. There we learned of their construction, sleeping, storage and eating arrangements. At this...More

Thank wilfridblair
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We didn't really know, what to make of this place, coz it portrays the island's judicial history with even death sentences having been executed there. It now has a gift shop, a Christian church and the stone chairs are aided by several beautiful Batak houses.

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