Bukittinggi meaning “High Mountain” in Malay is a small township in the hub of the Minangkabau region, in West Sumatra. Lofty in the mountains, this little township in Indonesia is a major tourist attraction, and people from all over the globe come here to holiday. From Fort De Kock a walkway takes one over the main lane of Bukittinggi to the Museum and the Zoo. The museum has a magnificent collection of Minangkabau art and ethnicity put on exhibit for tourists. Kota Gadang, lying about eight kilometers from Bukittinggi is famous for its crafts, such as silverware, and stoles.