Almost in every province in Indonesia has a well-known iconic building that is often used as tourist sites, such as Monas in Jakarta. Here are the 5 most famous icons in the province of Indonesia. Curious? If Paris has the Eiffel Tower as an iconic city or landmark, cities in Indonesia as well have. In fact, almost every province in Indonesia has an icon.
Some of them are quite famous for its unusual shape. No wonder when the icon is to serve as tourist destinations. Want to know what are the icons of the famous province as a tourist attraction?
1. Monas, Jakarta
National Monument or Monas better known as a landmark of Jakarta. Located right in downtown Jakarta, Monas is always successful in drawing tourists who come to Jakarta to visit it. Monument is a monument that has a 132 meters high with a crown of flames made of gold. If you go in, visitors can see dioramas that tell the history of Indonesia. You also can enjoy a wagon ride monument is all around Monas. This place is always crowded by citizens of the capital on a holiday. Quite often what makes this place as a location to run Sunday morning.
2. Clock Tower, West Sumatra
The second landmark is quite famous in Indonesia is the Clock Tower in London. Clock Tower is not only famous as a landmark of Bukittinggi, West Sumatra, but also. Many tourists who feel incomplete if not holiday in West Sumatra to visit the Clock Tower. Travelers who come to get into the clock and see the inside of the clock. Pleased to see the clock, you can walk around and shop trinkets typical Bukittinggi in West Sumatra in the market right in front of the Clock Tower. Sitting in the court at New York City while enjoying the cool air is also fun, you know!
3. Ampera Bridge, South Sumatra
When New York City is famous for its clock Gadangnya, Palembang in South Sumatra is famous for the Bridge Amperanya. Built from 1962 to 1965, the Ampera Bridge went on to become an icon of South Sumatra. This bridge is always crowded with visitors who want to enjoy the peace of the city of Palembang and the Musi River. The most fun time to come to this place is the night. At that time, the bridge will be illuminated with light sheen. It's beautiful!
4. Equatorial Monument, West Kalimantan
Equator Monument is a monument located on Jl Equator, Pontianak, West Kalimantan. It is located about 3 km from the center towards the city of Pontianak PunBB. This monument is a marker of the passage of the equator in Indonesia. Because it passed right by the Equator, there are interesting events that visitors feel when in this monument. These events are the culmination of the sun or a natural phenomenon when the sun was directly overhead. At that time, you will not be able to see his own shadow. Culmination event only happens twice a year, namely March 21 to 23 and 21 to 23 September.
5. Sate Building, Bandung
Well, here's the icon of Bandung, Sate Building. Sate House called for the top of the building has ornament resembling a skewer. This building was built in 1920. Sate House is not a regular building, but it is a government office building in West Java. On Sunday, Sate House lawn to be a place to relax some of the Bandung. As if he knew the building was crowded with people, too many traders to meet these locations.
6. Heroes Monument
Heroes Monument is a landmark monument to the city of Surabaya. This monument is as high as 45 yards (40.5 meters) phallus-shaped or inverted spikes. Body-shaped monument arches (Canalures) by 10 arches, and is divided into 11 sections. High, segments, and implies canalures on 10, month 11, 1945. An historic date, not only for residents of Surabaya, but also for the whole people of Indonesia. Heroes monument built to commemorate the events of 10 November 1945 at the Battle of Surabaya, where arek-arek Suroboyo joint Allied forces fighting against the Dutch who want to re-colonize Indonesia. Heroes Monument Monument at the center of attention every November 10 to commemorate the events of 1945 when many heroes who died in the war of independence.
7. National Bridge Suramadu
National Suramadu bridge is a bridge that crosses the Madura Strait, connecting the island of Java (Surabaya) and the island of Madura (in Bangkalan, exactly east Kamal), Indonesia. With a length of 5438 m, this bridge is the longest bridge in Indonesia today. The longest bridge in Southeast Asia is the Bang Na Expressway in Thailand (54 km). Longest bridge consists of three parts, namely the overpass (causeway) bridge (bridge approach), and the main bridge (bridge). Beginning construction of this bridge was inaugurated by President Megawati Sukarnoputri on August 20, 2003 and its opening was inaugurated by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on June 10, 2009. Construction of the bridge is intended to accelerate development on the island of Madura, covering the infrastructure and economy in the Madura, are relatively low compared to other areas in East Java. Estimated cost of construction of this bridge is 4.5 trillion rupiah. Making the bridge is made from three sides, both sides of the Bangkalan and Surabaya. Meanwhile, at the same time also made the construction of the center span consisting of a bridge and approach bridge.
Losari located west of the city of Makassar, South Sulawesi. At the beginning of its construction, the beach is renowned as one of the world's longest stall locations with a row of food vendors lined up along the approximately one kilometer. Now their location has been moved to the southern end of the beach in front of the mayor's official residence. Meals sold by the seller there. Starting from the fried seafood (seafood), coto Makassar until bananas EPE. EPE is a raw banana banana who was burned and then flaked and mixed with sugar water. It was delicious.
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