Sibolga City is in North Sumatra Province, precisely on the west coast of Sumatra Island, in the Gulf region of Tapian Nauli. This area is around 10.77 square kilometers, stretching from north to south, along the coast overlooking the Indian Ocean.
The topography of this area is of course dominated by coastal land, followed by slopes and mountains. The position of the city directs it to become a port center in Sibolga Bay, also a transit port to Nias Island.
Even though the water channel dominates, you can visit Sibolga City by airplane. The airport named Ferdinand Lumban Tobing Airport is available in Central Tapanuli. The airport serves flights from Sibolga City to and from Medan City, Jakarta, Batu Island and Gunungsitoli. You can buy flight tickets to Sibolga at Traveloka with a selection of the main airlines Garuda Indonesia, Citilink, Susi Air, and Wings Air.
The excitement of traveling in Sibolga City can be found in many places. The following top names must be included in the itinerary.
Locationi: Kecamatan Sibolga Sambas, Sumatera Utara
Has another name, Sarudut Island, this is one of the marine tourism paradise in Sibolga. Very close, only three kilometers from the city center. You have to cross the sea using a fishing boat to reach it. Panorama of Sibolga Bay at sunrise or sunset becomes the main attraction of this island. Especially with the beauty of the fantastic white sand.
Location: Jalan Sisingamangaraja, Sibolga Ilir, Pasar Baru, Sumatera Utara.
The Hundred Stairs is a historic site in the City of Sibolga. The local community called him Tanggo Saratus. This place offers the beauty of a hilltop with views of Sibolga Bay as wide as the eye can see. To reach the top, visitors need to climb the nearly 300 stairs, stretching in the middle of the wilderness.
Location: Jalan Sisingamangaraja Padang Sidempuan, Desa Pandan, Tapanuli Tengah, Sumatera Utara.
The beach on Sibolga beach is one of the most famous in North Sumatra. The scenery is so beautiful with clear white sand. The sea is quiet enough to be safe for everyone. In addition to playing water and sunbathing on the beach, visitors can also enjoy typical Sibolga culinary tours in several places to eat around this beach.
Sibolga is also one of the culinary paradise. From Medan specialties to various popular Nusantara foods, all available and easy to find. One of them is in the following popular places:
Location: Jalan S. Parman 70, Pasar Baru, Sumatera Utara.
Open every day, 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. WIB
From its name, it is very clear that the main and superior treat of this restaurant is Ikan Bakar. Visitors can order various types of fish which will then be grilled with extraordinarily delicious spices. Besides grilled fish, this restaurant also offers a variety of other seafood. Because of its popularity, this restaurant is often chose by important guests in Sibolga City.
Location: Jalan Imam Bonjol 27, Pasar Baru, Sumatera Utara.
Open every day, 5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. WIB.
Located on the edge of a large road, this restaurant looks simple but always crowded. Because of the variety of seafood here is processed so well that it is not only presented in good shape, but also taste delicious. Moreover, the price is not too expensive. Some excellent menus are various crab, shrimp, lobster and fish dishes. The main thing that guarantees the pleasure of taste is the quality of fresh seafood because it still alive before being processed.
Location: Jalan S. Parman 39, Pasar Baru, Sumatera Utara.
Open every day, 6:00 p.m. - 23:00 p.m. WIB.
Another Sibolga seafood paradise that you can find here. Fish and shrimp are special menus that are always in demand. Moreover, this restaurant provides several types of fish which are quite rare in North Sumatra. For example Ikan Marang and Ikan Jarang Gigi. While eating seafood, do not forget to perfect the enjoyment with Terong and Petai Panggang, also Tumis Kangkung.