Landmark is important for some place or city. It is used to be the symbol of the city itself, so the other foreign people will notice where the city is just from the landmark of the city itself. That is why, many local government create the historical building or the other unique landmark as their icon or landmark for their city. Here is the top 10 city landmark in Indonesia you should see.
Yogyakarta Monument, Yogyakarta
This is not just usual monument; this is sacred monument and contains many philosophies in it. This monument has been stood for three centuries. It was built together with the Kingdom of Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat, this monument as the symbol of the unity of King and His people. Up until now this monument as a reminder for the King and his people.
Surabaya Monument, Surabaya
National Monument, Jakarta
Every Indonesian people must know national monument. This monument stood as the landmark of the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta. National monument has length more than 100 meter, and at the top of it, there is a fire sculpture made of gold.
Ampera Bridge, Palembang
Ampera Bridge is located in Palembang, Province of South Sumatera. Ampera Bridge was built above on the Musi river, river where flows on Palembang city. Ampera Bridge is beautiful at night, because there are many lights all over the Ampera Bridge.
Jam Gadang, Padang
If London’s landmark is Big Ben, the biggest and the oldest watch in London, so Bukittinggi has Gadang Watch. Gadang Watch is a landmark of Bukittinggi city, and it was built in the Dutch colony period by the Dutch with the local people workers.
Gumul is a Arch du Triomphe looks alike, and Gumul is a new building which was built as the landmark of Kediri city in East Java. This landmark is hoped can be the spot for people to meet and as the tourist attraction in Kediri.
Pasopati Bridge, Bandung
This is a modern bridge located in Bandung, the capital city of West Java. Pasopati Bridge is the landmark of Bandung and this is the most famous and romantic bridge in Bandung.
Lawang Sewu, Semarang
Lawang sewu means in English is thousand doors. Why it is called thousand doors, because this Semarang, Central java’s landmark building has many doors. It was built during the Dutch colony, as the residence of the Dutch Government. Now, Lawang Sewu has been the Semarang’s tourist attraction.
Tanah Lot, Bali Island
Tanah lot is located in Bali, well; none in this country, even in international doesn’t recognize Bali. Bali is famous by the beaches and the beautiful resorts, so Bali is famous internationally, and in Bali, there are many Hindu temples as the icon or landmark of this city. And as the popular landmark of this city is Tanah Lot.
Equator Monument, Pontianak
Equator Monument located in West Kalimantan, and this monument is the landmark of Pontianak. This monument was built as the point line of the equator line of earth by the Dutch expedition in 1929. Tourists are allowed to go to inside of the monument.