Maninjau Lake is settled in district of Tanjung Raya, Agam, West Sumatra, Indonesia. The lake is located about 140 kilometers north of Padang, the capital city of West Sumatra, 36 kilometers from Bukittinggi, 27 kilometers from Lubuk Basung, the capital of Agam regency. The splendid Lake Maninjau in West Sumatra, is one of the calmest places in Indonesia. Come to this ancient lake, set within a volcanic crater, to escape from the crowds and hustle and bustle of the rest of the country. Maninjau is a volcanic lake that located at an elevation of 461.50 meters above sea level, while the extensive is approximately 99.5 km² and has a maximum depth of 495 meters. The basin is formed by the eruption of the mountain named Sitinjau (according to local legend), it can be seen from the shape of the hills around the lake that resembles like a wall. According to the legend in Minang, where Maninjau is closely related to the story of Bujang Sembilan. The legend of \”Bujang Sembilan\” (roughly translates as \”Nine Young Men\”) is based around this lake. According to local folklore, one of the men in the story died by plunging himself into the crater. The crater then expanded, forming a lake.