Situated in Jalan Balai Kota, Medan, Merdeka Walk is known as the hottest spot in town. With its huge name plastered at the entrance gate, you can see crowds of people dining, strolling or just lurking at this lively place. This place is an ideal hang out outdoor spot under the bright colorful light adorned on huge trees.
Open from late afternoon until midnight, it is where most happenings in Medan take place with the cafés, restaurants, exhibitions, live entertainment and numerous stalls selling stuff. Apparently, it is the first tensile structure in Indonesia, inspired from the alfresco outdoor dining concept you can see in Singapore. While a look at it is enough to tell anyone that it could be developed into a Vegas-type place, casino and gambling is strongly prohibited in the city. [Read more…]