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Highest built road in western sumatra

The corn at the roadside and the view. One of the unusual attractions i have visited to date. The... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2017
Damansara, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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Go with the flow (:

Kelok sembilan located in payakumbuh west sumatra. It means 9 turn of the road. Look like highway... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2016
Melani M
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Jl. Lintas Payakumbuh, Payakumbuh 26113, Indonesia
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Icon of West Sumatera. Built over 30 pillars,at 10-15 meters.Beautiful highway and it has a very beautiful landscape!

Thank Halidya M
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

This Kelok 9 was so famous after Kelok 44. The different is we could stop by and take pictures of Kelok 9 while in Kelok 44 we could not stop as the roads are narrower and might disturb others if we stop to take pictures....More

Thank Aang174
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

During our journey from Harau Payakumbuh to Padang Panjang, our driver drove on this highway. Kelok means sharp turn and sembilan means nine or nine sharp turns. This winding highway completed in 2013 stretches through several districts connecting Central Sumatra to East Coast of Sumatra...More

Thank Hasnah1962
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

First time back to my childhood after 30yrs a go And this Kelok Sembilan no bridges like this before It's so "WoW" I love to seeing this wonderful bridges now Amazing...

Thank veraswann28
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

The corn at the roadside and the view. One of the unusual attractions i have visited to date. The road up is winding so do be careful as many tourist buses stop by the road side.

Thank MFS1406
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

We thought it was a tough terrain road with sharp bends alongside hils or montains..BUT..kelok sembilan is actually the highway built across valleys and gorges that connects west sumatra to east sumatra. Its safe driving on a 2 lanes driveway. Our tour did not include...More

Thank NoSeason
Reviewed August 31, 2017

"Kelok sembilan" is megastructure road - located in Payakumbuh area in west sumatra. Its name means 9 turn of the road, look like highway. It has a great landscape, great view of the bridge and fresh air. Feel amazed with the structure of this bridg....More

1  Thank asriniruth
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

The sight is quite unique in the country, and from the peak, it reminds me of Escher drawing. However I don't think it is worth going out of your way to purposely visit this place; only if you happen to pass it, stop by to...More

Thank Ed-Henry
Reviewed December 21, 2016

In our mind previously, the "Kelok Sembilan" road is small road in the jungle and mountain with many curve of road, so every driver shall be full carefully if pass this road. We are surprised when arrived there, the new road in the valley of...More

Thank bambanghutomow
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Kelok sembilan located in payakumbuh west sumatra. It means 9 turn of the road. Look like highway and a lot of truck, buses cross this road. When cross this path, counting them, there're 9 turn, just go with the flow carefully. If you dare, try...More

Thank Melani M
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