Payakumbuh is a city in West Sumatra, Indonesia. It is located in the northeastern part of the province, and it is about 125 kilometers from Bukittinggi. The city has a population of over 99,000 people, and it is the second largest city in West Sumatra.
Payakumbuh is known for its flying duck races and gelamai food. Flying duck races are a traditional sport in Payakumbuh, and they have been held for centuries. The races are held every year during the Galombang Cup Festival, and they attract spectators from all over Indonesia. Gelamai is a sweet coconut palm-sugared snack that is made in Payakumbuh. It is a popular snack among locals and tourists alike.
Payakumbuh is also home to a number of other interesting attractions. These include:
This is a traditional transport vehicle that is used in Payakumbuh. Bendi is a horse-drawn carriage, and it is still widely used by people in the city.
This canyon is located in the outskirts of Payakumbuh, and it is a popular spot for hiking and camping. The canyon is home to a number of waterfalls and natural pools.
This is a traditional Minangkabau village that is located in the hills above Payakumbuh. The village is a popular spot for tourists who want to experience traditional Minangkabau culture.