Tourism Village of Batu Songgan in Kampar Regency

Batu Songgan  is a stone for put the plate, this naming comes from a story tale that is narrated from generation to generation. The traditional village of Songgan Rock still upholds customary law which is passed down from generation to generation in their village. Among the customary laws they still hold are, they still recognize the existence of a datuk / tiger that acts as their forest guard.


Batu Songgan  is a stone for put the plate, this naming comes from a story tale that is narrated from generation to generation. The traditional village of Songgan Rock still upholds customary law which is passed down from generation to generation in their village. Among the customary laws they still hold are, they still recognize the existence of a datuk / tiger that acts as their forest guard.

Indigenous peoples of Songgan Rock believe that if they violate traditional oaths, in forest management. Then they will die pounced by tigers that guard their forests. For the river supervision, they believe with the existence of the prohibit rivers. Lubuk Larangan (prohibit river) is a method undertaken by the indigenous peoples of the Songgan Caliphate in harvesting fish in the Subayang River, with customary law approved by indigenous peoples, they "close" the holes in the river. This hole will be opened once a year, the goal is that they can get the fish to the maximum. For their day-to-day needs, they are fishing in a place that has been designated as a fishing area. Conservation of nature has been unknowingly hundreds of years in this village.

If you want to try the uniqueness of cuisine from Kampar Kiri Hilir, Batu Songgan is the place for it. Society of Rock Songgan, when the durian season will process durian into chili durian acid or known as tempoyak (traditional food) of Songgan community. Durian Kampar is famous for sweet and sticky, turned into sambal (condiment) to eat rice.

In addition to culinary uniqueness, Songgan Rock is one of the boat-producing villages. If you want to see the process of making a traditional Kampar Kiri boat, this village is one of the places. There is the uniqueness of the boat coming from Kampar Kiri. Usually, at the end of the boat only a blunt part. While in Kampar Kiri, they use carvings, this carving is named pompang. Unfortunately there is no clear explanation as to why they use this as a detail of their boat. To get a medium-sized Kampar Kiri boat, just five million rupiah.

In addition to traditional boat making, culinary, beautiful forest and clear rocky river. Songgan Rock still has an interesting place to visit. This place is called Batu Belah Waterfall. This six-story waterfall is about fifteen minutes of boating, followed by an hour's walk along the Batu Belah ridge to climb the level of the waterfall. To get to the waterfall we have to use a local guide that comes from Pokja Ekowisata Batu Songgan, the goal is that we are not one way and lost while walking along the virgin forest in Bukit Batu Belah. Hospitality, beauty, and delicious food typical of Batu Songgan make this village is one of the alternative tourist destination in Riau Province

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