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beutifull lake with high elevation

the lake view similiar like toba lake in north sumatera, the lake located between takengon city... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Tootor C
Beautiful views and they are beginning to excavate ancient remains

The views are dramatic and beautiful of the lake in the clouds in the surrounding mountains and... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
Ian D
Brattleboro, Vermont
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

the lake view similiar like toba lake in north sumatera, the lake located between takengon city bintang village with many kind of history and mistery, the weather are so clean, best time for visit around april to august, there is coffee harvesting time, horse race,...More

Thank Tootor C
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

The views are dramatic and beautiful of the lake in the clouds in the surrounding mountains and flocks of egrets! If you're in the region or even staying in town, it's worth exploring the lake a little bit. At least be sure to get a...More

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 21 July 2015

We got two guys (who we met in one of the coffee shops) to drive us up the mountains on the back of their motorbikes to Pantan Terong. There's a big viewpoint (with a "terrace") that has spectacular views of the lake and the surrounding...More

1  Thank lauplus
Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

I was staying in Takengon for work and ventured down to the lakeside to see the lovely homes on the lake and their bridges out onto the lake and fishing boats. I then took a car to a high hill above the city and was...More

Thank highburychampion
Reviewed 26 March 2015

One can reach this place via Banda Aceh or Medan. I have brought my bicycle from Medan to Kutacane located in Aceh Tenggara and then cycled to Blangkejeren before reaching Takengon where Danau Lut Tawar located. The meaning of the name is 'fresh water sea'....More

6  Thank IjaZahri
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Lake Lut Tawar is within the valley surrounded by mountains, hence its called 'Lut". Some local signboards also read as "Laut Tawar" which literally translated as 'tasteless sea' However It is huge, This is a fresh water lake, where the water flow in from the...More

2  Thank bZeroo
Reviewed 9 May 2014

The lake is beautiful, the view from the top we could see the beauty of the lake. residents clear water used for daily needs. there is also a hydroelectric power plant.

1  Thank alrambee
Reviewed 8 January 2014 via mobile

Keep it lasts forever.. keep it clean, green and cold.. keep the nice tradition.. Keep didong.. Keep depik fish.. Keep the nature.. Keep the secureit!

1  Thank Sop B
Reviewed 24 April 2013

We where there in juli during Ramadan, and got a nice fried rice with egg in the hotel Renggali at the border of the lake, a few km from Takengon. The views as you can see in my picture are very scenic. The people here...More

2  Thank herman p
Reviewed 13 November 2012

This is a beautiful lake. Travelled from Banda Aceh. Very hospitable people. Walked around lake. Lots of activities around lake. Special coffee, raw egg in coffee, condensed milk. Very delicious.

5  Thank JudyRogers
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