Dragon boat race 2012, called as Selaju Sampan is a boat race competition which the boats are decorated with colourful ornaments to make boat more attractive . This event will be held on September 2012 on GOR H Agus Salim Padang.
Padang Old Town know as “Kota Tua” is a place reached of colonial Dutch building located at Batang Arau river. A harbour which located at Batang Arau river, make this place became a very important place in 19th century. Across the river, we can sightseeing a beautiful landscape know as Padang Hill (Gunung Padang).
In this place not only offer a historical colonial Dutch building and face of Padang old town.
Tourism can also found Chinese town and Chinese architecture such as Buddhist temple, this temple build more than 200 years ago.
After visiting colonial Dutch building and 200 years old Budhist temple, tourism can walking seeing a beautiful Siti Nurbaya park and bridge as a next destination.