Medan is a bustling, multicultural metropolis, with a long history as a centre for trade and commerce. So much so that the Dutch even called it “the land of money”. North Sumatra’s capital has plenty of beautiful sights and delicious food that will satisfy you throughout the day and night.
Tourists use Medan as a stepping stone to other exciting destinations in Sumatra. However, if you dig a little deeper and take your time to explore the city, you’ll find that Medan much more than just a pit stop.
Walking through Medan, you can see the city’s history, with Dutch-style colonial buildings alongside traditional Indonesian street food vendors, modern cafés, bars and shopping malls. The mishmash of cultures contributes to a vibrant food scene, which truly comes alive at night. Satisfy your cravings in this foodie heaven with this Late Night Guide!