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History of Medan Indonesia was founded by Guru Patimpus Sembiring Pelawi in 1590. John Anderson, the first European to visit the Deli in 1833 found a village named Medan. This village has a population of 200 people and a leader named Tuanku Island Berayan had lived there for many years to collect taxes from the canoes down the river carrying pepper. In 1886 Medan officially gained status as a city, and next year resident of East Coast Deli and Sultan moved to Medan. In 1909, Field became an important city outside Java, especially after the colonial government opened its plantations on a large scale. The first city council consisted of 12 European members, two natives, and a Chinese.

At the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century there were two major waves of migration to Medan. The first wave of the arrival of the Chinese and Javanese as indentured plantation. But after the 1880 oil company stop bringing the Chinese, because most of them fled from the garden and often perform riot. The company then fully bring the Javanese as plantation laborers. The Chinese former plantation laborers then encouraged to develop the trade sector. The second wave is the arrival of the Minangkabau, Mandailing and Aceh. They came to the field rather than to work as farm laborers, but to trade, became a teacher and scholar.

Since 1950, the field has been several times to expand the area, from 1853 ha to 26 510 ha in 1974. Thus within 25 years after the handover of sovereignty, the city of Medan has expanded nearly eighteen-fold.



City field is the fourth largest city in Indonesia after Jakarta, Surabaya and Bandung. Field so that the city is the largest city located outside Java.

City field is well known among travelers as a place for culinary tourism. The city is a city inhabited by ethnic berbagaimacam, giving rise to diversity, including in terms of food.

Indeed the city is not a tourist destination field, but the city is visited by many tourists who transit to get to , and Brastagi Samosir Island, as well as overseas destinations such as Penang.

Brastagi a mountainous area in the famous resort in Medan, about 1.5 hours away from the city of Medan. In this place you can see beautiful scenery, or you can take a hike to Mount Sinabung & Sibayak


Kabanjahe tana is the capital of Karo, which is famous for its unique population and have traditionally lived. Kabanjahe also be used as a stopover point Sinabung mountain climbing.

Bukit Lawang

Is about 3 hours drive from the city of Medan, the mace hill breeding orangutans. Here you can see the Sumatran orangutan is a rare animal in the world.

Lake Toba

This is the place you should visit if you are in Medan. Lake Toba is one of the largest freshwater lake in the world, beautiful natural scenery, interesting & unique culture, good food and accommodation that will easily be found in this place.

Mirror coast Themepark

Is equipped with a waterpark resort & restaurant.

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