Hundreds of Chinese tourists canceled to visit Tanah Datar after being protested by residents in Bukittinggi

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Hundreds of Chinese tourists canceled to visit Tanah Datar after being protested by residents in Bukittinggi

Head of Department of Tanah Datar Tourism, Abdul Hakim. (Antara / Etri Saputra)

Batusangkar (ANTARA) - Hundreds of tourists from Kunming City, China temporarily canceled visiting Tanah Datar on the second day they toured several tourist attractions in W Sumatra.

The Head of the Tanah Datar Youth and Sports Tourism Office, Abdul Hakim in Batusangkar, on Monday said the cancellation of the visit was made after consideration of both parties from the tourist group and the local government.

After tourists from the city of Kunming China were protested by residents in Bukittinggi City, they felt sorry for the regional leaders and residents in Tanah Datar if the same thing happened.

"For the agreement, the regent has stated that the arrival of tourists from China to Tanah Datar was canceled," he said.

Previously scheduled arrival of Chinese tourist visits will be welcomed at Istano Basa Pagaruyung with "tari galombang" (Traditional dance in W Sumatra) around 09.30 AM.

"For their visit to Tanah Datar, they went to Istano Pagaruyung around 09.30 AM and were welcomed with a 'Tari galombang'," he said.

Then continue the journey to the regent's official residence and lunch there. Then witnessed the jawi race at Nagari Sungai Jambu, continued the journey to Lake Singkarak and returned to the city of Padang. (*)

Transleted by: Mutiara Ramadhani

Baca juga: Ratusan turis China batal kunjungi Tanah Datar setelah didemo warga di Bukittinggi

Baca juga: Berwisata selama lima hari, 150 turis asal Kunming Cina tiba di Bandara Minangkabau

Baca juga: Wisatawan asal Cina lewati pendeteksi suhu tubuh di Bandara Minangkabau
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