Discover historic sites and family-friendly things to do in Medan

Jam-packed with opportunities to learn more about this city’s history, Medan is home to prominent sights like Tjong A Fie’s 8,000-square-meter mansion or Sri Mariamman Temple, the city’s oldest Hindu temple. Book a room at Radisson Medan for a family vacation, and then plan visits to CBD Polonia Wonders Water Park and Rahmat International Wildlife Museum & Gallery. Our hotel offers 24-hour concierge service to help you discover intriguing things to do and the best way to get there.

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Wonders Water Park

2.48 mi / 3.99 km from the hotel
With a lazy river, a wave pool, a pirate ship, and slides, Wonders Water World is the perfect place to keep the family cool and entertained.

Gallery Ulos Sianipar

3.28 mi / 5.28 km from the hotel
Find a traditional outfit at this top-quality textile business.

Maimun Palace

1.68 mi / 2.7 km from the hotel
Maimun (or Maimoon) is a royal palace of the Sultanate of Deli and a well-known landmark in Medan. Today, it serves as a museum. Built by Sultan Ma'mun Al Rashid Perkasa Alamsyah between 1887 and 1891, the palace was designed by Theodoor van Erp.

Masjid Raya (Grand Mosque)

1.84 mi / 2.96 km from the hotel
For more than a century, this mosque has stood out with its bold architectural style inspired by the Middle East, India, and Spain.

Museum Perjuangan TNI

0.81 mi / 1.3 km from the hotel
This military museum tells Indonesia’s dramatic history through hundreds of artifacts, including military weaponry.

Pasar Sentral Medan (Central Market)

1.31 mi / 2.1 km from the hotel
Shop for Indonesian souvenirs at this popular market in the heart of Medan.

Rahmat International Wildlife Museum & Gallery

1.03 mi / 1.65 km from the hotel
After you browse the impressive collection of more than 2,000 animal species among the specimens, you can head to the museum’s library to read up on what you saw. Be sure to stop by the souvenir shop on your way out.

Sri Mariamman Temple

0.72 mi / 1.16 km from the hotel
Medan’s oldest Hindu temple was built in 1884 for worshipping Mariamman, the goddess of rain.

Tjong A Fie Mansion

1.01 mi / 1.63 km from the hotel
Visit the two-story, 35-bedroom mansion of one of Medan’s most notable 20th-century leaders. Built as a gift for Tjong A Fie’s wife, this historic landmark features a stunning courtyard and intricately painted ceilings.

Vihara Gunung Timur

2.4 mi / 3.87 km from the hotel
Medan’s largest temple is known by its striking sculptures, such as the lion pair that guards the temple’s entrance and the two dragons that stand on the roof.