5 unique facts on the island of Mursala, North Sumatra, Indonesia

Netgenz - Destinations North Sumatra | Hello friends, on this occasion we will discuss the topic of the province of North Sumatra, namely 5 unique facts on the island of Mursala, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Natural attractions themselves are a suitable place to spend vacation time and unwind from daily activities, especially for someone who doesn't like crowds, this place is perfect for him. Considering the Aceh Province itself is no less interesting for its natural destinations, read the Best Tourist Destinations in Aceh. And more about the Best Tourist Places in North Sumatra, Indonesia.

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These are 5 unique facts on the island of Mursala, North Sumatra, Indonesia




1. A Waterfall that Flows Directly into the Sea

A Waterfall that Flows Directly into the Sea

A Waterfall that Flows Directly into the Sea




One of the main attractions of Mursala Island is the unique waterfall on the island. The waterfall is commonly called the Mursala Island waterfall. This waterfall is unique because the flow of water that flows directly into the sea is different from waterfalls in general. This waterfall is located on a cliff directly from the Indian Ocean sea. So that the water spills from a height of about 35 meters and immediately merges with the ocean below. So it is a pity if you miss this natural phenomenon when you are a traveler in North Sumatra. There are only two such waterfalls in Indonesia: Kahatola Waterfall, which is located in West Halmahera Regency, North Maluku Province.



2. The Legend of Princess Runduk

The Legend of Princess Runduk

The Legend of Princess Runduk




Mursala Island is also famous for its legendary stories that develop in the surrounding community. That said, this waterfall is the playground of a beautiful princess named Putri Runduk. According to the story, Putri Runduk was the consort of King Jayadana who ruled the Kingdom of Barus Raya, an Islamic kingdom in North Sumatra in the seventh century AD. She has a beautiful face so that she is famous outside the kingdom. After his country was ravaged by King Sanjaya of Mataram's attack, it was captured by King Janggi of Sudan. The princess fled to Mursala Island. It is said, the princess finally threw herself into the sea when chased by King Janggi, then disappeared.



3. The Beauty of the Beach and Underwater Views

The Beauty of the Beach and Underwater Views

The Beauty of the Beach and Underwater Views




Mursala Island itself saves the beauty of the beach and a very exotic sea panorama. Although not widely known by tourists, some tourists who have visited this island really admire the underwater scenery of Mursala Island. Not infrequently, tourists who come to this island take advantage of their vacation moments by snorkeling or playing and enjoying the beauty of the beach scenery.



4. King Kong movie shooting location

King Kong movie shooting location

King Kong movie shooting location




In addition to the exotic beaches and underwater beauty, the exoticism of Mursala Island has also attracted the attention of foreign tourists. This island is increasingly known after being used as a shooting location for one of the famous Hollywood films, namely King Kong, in 2005. The granite cliffs are reddish-brown in color, surrounded by green plants as if to fence the island. This view makes Mursala Island even more exotic and mysterious.




5. Fish-Producing City

Fish-Producing City

Fish-Producing City




The abundance of fish makes Sibolga called the city of fish. One of the typical souvenirs of Sibolga City is salted fish, with Pasar Behind as a large processing center. Processed salted fish from the market are sent to several areas in Sumatra, even abroad. One processing site can produce 250 kilograms (kg) of salted fish per day, and there are also so many types of fish ranging from the smallest to the largest.



Okay, I think the discussion is over, thank you for visiting our blog. And have read the article about 5 unique facts on the island of Mursala, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Hopefully, it will be useful for Indonesian netizens, especially Netizen +1 who are confused about finding a place to vacation and unwind from everyday life. In addition, the beach can also be used as a place for a vacation for someone who likes to enjoy how beautiful the coast is with strong sea breezes. Also, check out the article about the lakes that must be visited in North Sumatra and beaches worth visiting. Learn more, and Find Tourism and Culinary In Indonesia.
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