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Address: Solok, Indonesia

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Time for contemplation

Singkarak Lake is magical lake. As if it has a mantra that You can relieve your stress when you just see it. You can eat both authentic cuisine of Solok: Bilih fish and Beras... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
Fasta'Iza N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Singkarak Lake is magical lake. As if it has a mantra that You can relieve your stress when you just see it. You can eat both authentic cuisine of Solok: Bilih fish and Beras Solok or Solok Rice. It's very delicious

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Thank Fasta'Iza N
Waterloo, Canada
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55 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

The first thought that crossed my mind when I arrived at the lake was "This place is really cool, literally" The breeze by the lake felt really nice and cool. Well, solok is cooler than padang but the wind felt really great. It had good view and street restaurants to sit down and chill. I don't think there is any... More 

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Thank Dong Hoon J
Jakarta, Indonesia
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133 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

It has great view but there are no attraction here. You can have lunch beside the lake. Notting fancy

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Thank callmeyuri
Jakarta, Indonesia
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1,113 reviews
627 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

The lake is locared between Padang Panjang and Solok city. It is very scenic driving along the lake side from Padang Panjang to Solok or the other way. You can stop at Ombilin for a tea or coffee. Toilet is one of the problem as not many of the cafes has sanitized toilet.

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Thank Darnel-HDI
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43 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

In 2014, i went to padang and solok city for business trip. After i finish my business at solok, i went back to padang. But on the way there, i was taken to passby the singkarak lake and have our afternoon prayer there. Very refreshing air and the view was beautiful, really felt warmth there...A few local restaurants on the... More 

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Thank sitaslides
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

It should be a beautiful Lake historically. However, the air quality with foggy condition create veiled horizon and difficult to take good photos. Don't know is it daily situation or only at certain days, but it is very frustrate for tourists willing to take good quality photos. Moreover, the restaurants at the perimeter of the lake litter the lake by... More 

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Thank santo t
Bandung, Indonesia
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609 reviews
485 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

Lake Singkarak is one of 4 lakes the existing in West Sumatra. This place became a location that can be said is obliged to visit if we in this Ranah Minang. Here, precisely in Ombilin, we can buy typical fish this lake is known for its fish Bilih. We can enjoy this beauty on a long road on the coast... More 

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Thank Jack F
Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2014 via mobile

Along the way to Sawahlunto, Batusangkar, was nice to stop by to the Singkarak Lake. It was very relaxing to see the beautiful, small waves, and the fishermen work. I bought the dry of small billis fish (some ready to be eat).

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1 Thank Risfan M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2014

If you love the nature, i suggest you to come here. Whether the atmosphere, weather, it's so calming. Really good for your vacation, esp. in purpose of looking and thanking for a great nature.

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1 Thank Indah P
Jakarta, Indonesia
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12 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

This is the lake where Bilih Fish can found. Bilih Fish is small fish size about little finger, and its delicious so recommend to try. The view of the lake is average, so quite here. Not many activity here. You can rent a boat to go around the lake, it is cost IDR 150000 for about 45 minutes. The view... More 

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