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Horas Medan! Warmest Greetings from Medanku!

Welcome to Medanku.com website.

What does MedanKu means? “ku” is an Indonesian word for “my” or “mine” hence MedanKu is translated as “My Medan”.

Below is a description about MedanKu.com If you want to know more about Medan please surf our page on Medan Sumatera Utara

Everything You Need & Want to Know About Medan!

Medanku is proud to present the information about Medan. We pride ourselves in providing the most comprehensive up to date travel guide to Medan Indonesia and the No.1 Website for Medan Indonesia as seen in Google, YouTube, Yahoo, MSN, FaceBook, Twitter, Blog Catalog, Wikipedia, BlackBerry.

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Apart from travel guides, you will also find the insights of Medan and the experience of living in Medan. View and download our Medan City Guide & Map

So whether you are just visiting Medan for business or pleasure, moving to Medan or even living in Medan, you will find useful information here at MedanKu.com

All the important key travel information can be found on the top menu of this site. The latest news and updates about Medan are found on the front page and categorized accordingly. You may also surf the archives from the menu at the top.

Contribute

We would also like everyone to contribute to the website by posting your comments and your experience in Medan including your reviews of the products and services featured in MedanKu.com

Submit REVIEWS

We are aware that everyone has different opinions and experiences hence allowing our readers to review and rate the services they experienced is the best way to allow other readers to learn more about the hotels and restaurants featured before they try it out for themselves.

To submit a review, simply browse our sites and leave a comment at the bottom of the page which you will also find “rating stars” that you can click on.

If you are born in Medan, the more we urge you to contribute to show The Pride of Medan to our visitors to Medan. You can also help promote Medan by inviting your friends to MedanKu

I know Medan is a small town in Indonesia to many people, but actually Medan is the 3rd largest city in Indonesia and has already been recognized as a metropolitan city of Indonesia. And best of all, Medan has nurtured great entrepreneurs who are now changing many lives’ around the world!

There are also many huge corporations, factories and conglomerates from Medan who have now lived in other cities. Hence we should be proud to declare that: “We are from Medan – Indonesia”.

So, Medanku.com is developed as a tribute to our loving city of Medan.

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16 Responses & Reviews to “About” Share Your Thoughts

  1. lapantuju on March 7th, 2008 10:03 am

    thanks, it’s great site.. Goodluck! :)

  2. Kamfong on March 15th, 2008 5:36 pm

    Viva Medan woi…omedeto gozaimasu…syukran

  3. annes on April 18th, 2008 11:16 pm

    mantappppp…..!!! ini baru Medan…!!!!!

  4. Hans on April 19th, 2008 5:02 pm

    can you add all golf courses with their charges and services. also the distance, how far away from the city center. Medan has many golf courses, why you dont summerize them

  5. Ryo Silaen on May 17th, 2008 5:55 pm

    Go…medanku…!!!
    you are my favorite city!!!

  6. MeG on June 10th, 2008 9:37 am

    It’s MeG here, born in Medan and have been living in Australia for
    quite awhile.

    Just dropping to appreciate this website. It is so informative. I
    find it really interesting where I can browse any of my own hometown’s
    information. I am coming home pretty soon. it’d be really great to see
    how Medan has been on great progress which I am truly proud of.

    Sincerely,
    MeG

  7. Douglas Johnson on July 22nd, 2008 2:49 pm

    Really appreciate this site as I have been to Medan four
    times already. My daughter has lived in Medan for 5 years, married a
    native Indonesian and we have one grandson. They are coming to Canada
    now but of course, all of us will be going back to Medan to visit my
    son-in-laws family. This site will be a real blessing to him while he
    is living in Canada. What a perfect place for him to keep in touch
    with his home city and country.

  8. ratu on August 12th, 2008 10:33 am

    i juz came back frm medan… still clueless with the meaning of “horas”… will u kindly interpret it to me… appreciate it with thks….

    ratu

  9. Medan Indonesia on August 12th, 2008 11:36 am

    HORAS!

    is a greeting frequently said in everyday life by Batak People from North Sumatra especially the “Tapanuli”. Some translations and meaning of HORAS:

    * how are you,
    * wishing a good health,
    * introductory word,
    * good morning/afternoon /evening,
    * welcome/goodbye.

    You can read more about it and the Batak Traditions here:

    http://www.medanku.com/horas-batak-traditions/

  10. morle on April 16th, 2010 8:30 pm

    i just come back from kampung keling,medan…tats nice place..but i lost my friend add & phone number..are u can get the add & phone number for me?he stay in shop lot and he doing printing&wedding gards… name is Sujata..Pls help sir..i hope u can help me…………

  11. Medan Indonesia on April 16th, 2010 8:49 pm

    Please let us know what’s the name of the shop, we”ll try to look it up.

  12. marni on April 23rd, 2010 5:31 pm

    SAAT-SAAT TERINDAH

    Saat berjalan bersamamu
    Saat berlari bersamamu
    Saat duduk bersamamu

    Saat tertawa bersamamu
    Saat menangis bersamamu
    Saat berteriak bersamamu

    Saat-saat itulah saat yang terindah
    Saat-saat merasakan semaunya bersamamu

    Oleh: Marni Simarmata (mhs.Psikologi USU)

  13. Medan Indonesia on April 24th, 2010 9:04 am

    Nice poem. Terima Kasih :)

  14. Nurul Fikri Cabang Medan Baru on October 21st, 2010 9:13 am

    dicari cepat Pengajar SD,SMP,SMA. ditunggu sampai 28 Oktober 2010. Kualifikasi: Pria muslim tidak merokok & Belum Menikah Sarjana (S-1) dari PTN yang di- UM PTN kan Memiliki motivasi mengembangkan dunia pendidikan Islam Bersedia mengajar dan ditempatkan di Jakarta Lebih disukai mempunyai pengalaman mengajar. Catatan : Cantumkan No. Telepon/Handphone Anda Tuliskan kode posisi yang dilamar di pojok kiri atas amplop folio coklat, Surat lamaran diterima paling lambat 28 Oktober 2010. Fasilitas : Gaji Tetap(1,8-5 juta), Asrama, Asuransi kesehatan & kecelakaan, bonus akhir tahun pelajaran dan jenjang karir yang menarik. kirimkan surat lamaran langsung atau via pos ke : BKB NURUL FIKRI CABANG MEDAN BARU Jl. Iskandar Muda No.57 Telp. 061-45252-55 / 69959801 atau Email ke : nfmedan@gmail.com

  15. irwis on April 4th, 2011 2:32 pm

    10 useful tips / advice for anyone who plan to go to Medan, Indonesia

    1) Outside Medan airport ( 2 minutes walk) , you can take ‘becak’ (3 tyres-motor) to get cheapest travelling cost to Medan town. Taxi wil cost you about USD30. But you can get Becak as low as USD1!! Never talk or negotiate with taxi driver at airport if you really don’t want them or they will follow you everywhere till you agreed.

    2) Always negotiate and firm the price prior with the driver before you take any public transport (taxi, unregistered car (kereta sapu), tuk-tuk or becak). Make sure he give the total cost for all heads including baggage (if have)

    3) If you interested to buy anything at any shops always bargain for the lowest price. But make sure once the price is agreed, you buy it.

    4) Never ever ask for price / bargain good that you actually don’t want or buy it because once U ask for the price, they like to force you to buy it. Sometimes they will scold or angry with you. If they ask you to buy something or give them some money for foods, just ignore them.

    5) If you want to go to Lake Toba, the lowest cost but guarantee your comfortness for 5 hours travelling) is to take Innova which cost you about USD10 perhead or USD 60 for 1 car (USD10x6 heads).

    6) Rupiah money is also confusing because of the so many “0″ and color which is not too different. You might give IDR1000000 instead of IDR100000 because so many “0″ and color also looks quite same. Better read the words, not the numbers. BTW, may sure you now the rate value in you currency home.

    7) At the Medan airport, never use the third party guys (normally they don’t wear uniform but wear a tag) to do the check-in registration in behalf you. They will ask you for some money (which is a lot and nonsense!!) after everything settled. Better you be in airport, just about 90 minutes to 60 minutes before the departure time. Too early or too late will give you trouble.

    8) Start March 2011, every person need to pay IDR75000 (about USD8) for Medan airport tax! So make sure you have prepared the money (IDR notes). There is a another counter to pay for it (pay by yourself) after you check it at airlines counter.

    9) Be careful everytime. Though Medan’s people is quite friendly and always want to help, it is normally not free. It is ok if you give them some tips, but if they fix you the price which is nonsense, do not afraid to express your objection. Go everywhere in group (at least 4 peoples with mens) for safety precaution.

    10) My last but not least, a simple advice, if you want something, do the talk first. If you don’t want, just walk out and shut up!

    // same as what I posted to http://www.tripadvisor.com

  16. Robin Heng on December 25th, 2011 5:36 pm

    Hi all,
    I am looking for the contact and address of the Hainan Clan Association (????) or its equivalent in Medan, as an effort to locate my grandfather’s burial site who passed away and was buried in Medan sometime in 1951. My grandfather was an immigrant from China in the 40′s who first moved to Lhoksemawe and Medan back then. Hope someone can help here. Thank you.
    My contact: robinheng@yahoo.com

    Robin Heng

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