Batusangkar is a city in the Indonesian province of West Sumatra, about 30 km southeast of Bukittinggi. It is the administrative capital of the Tanah Datar regency.

UnderstandEdit

Get inEdit

Get aroundEdit

SeeEdit

  • Indo Jelito Building. The art deco style mansion of the Dutch colonial residents, Van der Capellen, remains the official residence of the Tanah Datar regents.
  • Fort Van der Capellen. In colonial times, the whole town was known by this name to the Dutch. Today, the remains of the actual Dutch fort (built in the 1820s) are a tourist attraction.
  • 1 Istano Basa Pagaruyung (Pagaruyung Palace). 8AM. The royal palace of the former Pagaruyung kingdom is built in the traditional Minangkabau Rumah Gadang vernacular architectural style.    

DoEdit

BuyEdit

EatEdit

DrinkEdit

SleepEdit

ConnectEdit

Go nextEdit

This city travel guide to Batusangkar is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!