"Medan - "The Penang of Indonesia"" Top 5 Page for this destination Medan by SLLiew
Medan Travel Guide: 258 reviews and 598 photos
Just returned from Medan - my fourth time there.
Medan is a great place to eat too. There is a lot of similarity between Medan and Penang with a sizeable Chinese population originally from Penang. It is like a tale of two cities. Medan and Penang are twinned cities.
Although not directly affected by the 2004 tsunami, Medan was the epicenter where all aid and personnel and famous visitors like Bill Clinton, George Bush Senior and Kofi Anand transit before proceeding to Bandar Aceh which was directly hit.
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