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This village famous with Tomok Batak Traditional House, Sigale gale, King Sidabutar Tomb, and Tomok... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Ipoh, Malaysia

Enjoy the site and ignore the long array of souvenir shops unless you are in the market for some... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Samosir Island 22394, Indonesia
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

This village famous with Tomok Batak Traditional House, Sigale gale, King Sidabutar Tomb, and Tomok Batak Museum (5k entrance fee, ticket seller will act as tour guide to explain and solve your inquiries). They are a lot of souvenir vendor along the road, this the...More

Thank hckok77
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Enjoy the site and ignore the long array of souvenir shops unless you are in the market for some souvenirs. Bargain hard and spent some time although it is easier to spent money.

Thank jwijk
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

If you spend two weeks on Samosir and need a bit of purpose, hire a scooter and take a trip to Tomok’s stone tombs. Be prepared for a long array of souvenir shops offering more or less identical stuff, then proceed to the tombs and...More

Thank Rubysoul
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

This is the sacrifice Blocks want you sing one you’re pretty much saying them all there’s no need to repeat but they do get old and they amazing what they used to do there and hard to believe that we’ve come this far but thank...More

Thank kitty37421
Reviewed June 1, 2018

So definitely drop by this Village. It's kind of an all-in type experience. Mostly shopping in the "market" for souvenirs and there's a Batak dance, some tombs and a museum in the village area. All by convenient walking distance. I would recommend this place if...More

1  Thank shopaholickk
Reviewed May 31, 2018

We enjoyed the ferry ride crossing Lake Toba from Parapat to Samosir. Despite the condition of ferry was somewhat worn-out, but we were astounded by the majestic view of Lake Toba. We spent quite a lot for souvenirs at Tomok Village. Foreigners to caution as...More

Thank KingRomeo
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Sigale gale is a tourist plase located in samosir tomok North Sumatera Sigale-gale is a tourist attraction very much visited by the tourist and also people who want to vocation the location is not far from the coast of like toba which has beautiful scenery...More

Thank BernadethaN2
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

This place is offer souvenirs from small to big one. You will find batakness woodcarving and many things which is good to bring as home decoration

Thank Hetty M
Reviewed April 20, 2018

This place is an interseting place but a lot of people. It's hard to find English notice board for explain the history of this place. Before the tombs, you'll pass many many souvenir shop.

Thank Rachai J
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Nothing to see. Not worth it. Has cheap shacks on roadside with nothing special. Better to spend time going on hiking trail.

Thank AtulKSood
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Fernando G
May 8, 2018|
Response from Rachai J | Reviewed this property |
It's located on the south of Ambarita. It's kitty-corner from Parapat.
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