Jangga is a village of native Bataks,
located in the hills, on the main road to other Batak communities living
separately there. It’s famous for its beautiful ulos cloths. You can
watch young girls or mature women weaving ulos cloths inside their
You can also find rows of traditional houses and the cultural or
historical remains left by Batak kings centuries ago, such as King
Tambun and King Manurung monuments.
Jangga Village is located on the edge of Simanuk-manuk Mountain,
about 24 km from Lake Toba, Parapat.
First, you need to go to Parapat. You can rent a car there to bring
you to the edge of Simanuk-manuk Mountain, where the village is located.
Explore this area on foot to experience the atmosphere to the
Admire the structure of traditional Batak housing while watching an
ulos being made.
Ask your travel agent if you can arrange a homestay in the village.
The popular alternative is staying in Parapat, where you can enjoy the
scenery of Toba Lake.
You can dine at several restaurants around this area.
Ulos cloths, definitely. You can use them for scarfs or even have
them sewn into exotic clothings. You can get other kinds of souvenirs in
Parapat, from the ever popular T-shirts or keychains to handicrafts.
* Bring along a camera to capture this beautiful spot.
* It is advisable to ask for permission first before taking picture of