teach English in Medan

Explore Medan

Medan is the capital of Indonesia’s North Sumatra province and is famed for being the gateway to western Indonesia.

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Masjid Raya Al-Mashun
City view of Medan

Treasure of Sumatra

In recent years, the city has seen rapid development and growth. Large-scale infrastructural investments have led to vast improvements to the cities' transport networks. The city now has a new airport, seaport and elevated railroad with more improvements in the pipeline.

Medan is close to the Barisan Mountains in the southern part of the city, as well as beautiful volcanic mountains like Mount Sibayak and Mount Sinabung which also offer spectacular views. It is known as the culinary heaven of Indonesia which is prominent for its street hawkers offering a great variety of cuisine and cheap local delicacies.

Why teach English in Medan?

Medan is home to the Great Mosque of Medan. Completed in 1909, this magnificent building combines Middle Eastern, Indian and Spanish elements designed by the famous Dutch architect Theodor Van Erp.

Tjong A Fie Mansion (“the jewel of Medan”). This beautiful mansion was once home to Tjong A Fie, a Chinese businessman and philanthropist who rose from modest circumstances to success.

Medan is famously home to Lake Toba, the largest volcanic lake in the world.

Nearby volcanos Mt. Lokon, Mt. Empung and Mt. Mahawu are all readily accessible for trekking.

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