7 Bridges to explore in Indonesia
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Gentala Arasy bridge is one of the icons in Jambi. This bridge was built in 2012 . Actually there are two objects in this location, the tower of Gentala Arasy and Pedestrian bridge. It was one of the architectural wonders in this province, a lot of people visits this architectural wonder.
The Barelang Bridge is a chain of 6 bridges of various types that connect the islands of Batam, Rempang, and Galang, Riau Islands built in 1997. Barelang also refers to the islands themselves, which are all administratively part of the municipality of Batam. The smaller islands of Tonton, Nipah, and Setotok connect Batam and Rempang. The entire Barelang region covers 715 km².
Kota Intan Bridge is a hanging bridge located at Kali Besar of Kota Tua in Jakarta. It is the oldest bridge in Indonesia that was built in 1628 by the Dutch East India Company. Now the bridge is under the management of the Jakarta Provincial Tourism and Culture Department. The bridge is also known as jembatan gantung or hanging bridge. In the past, it operated as a Bascule bridge. The double “leaf” of the bridge would swing upward to provide clearance for marine traffic during the colonial era.
Mahakam Bridge is a bridge that crosses the Mahakam River in Samarinda, East Kalimantan province, Indonesia. Mahakam Bridge was built in 1987 and inaugurated by the President of Indonesia, Soeharto. It is one of the notable architecture in this area.
Merah Putih Bridge is a cable stayed bridge located in Ambon city, Maluku, Indonesia. The bridge spans over Ambon Bay in Ambon Island, connecting Rumah Tiga village in Sirimau sub-district on the north side, with Hative Kecil/Galala village in Teluk Ambon sub-district on the south side. This bridge is the longest bridge in the eastern region of Indonesia; it is the landmark of the city.
The Kutai Kartanegara Bridge (also known as the Mahakam II Bridge) was an Indonesian suspension bridge that was located on the island of Borneo in Kalimantan Timur, crossing the Mahakam River and connecting Tenggarong and Samarinda. The 710-meter-long bridge, which featured a 270-meter-long suspended section, was intended to resemble San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. Construction on the bridge commenced in 1995 and was completed in 2001. It was the longest suspension bridge in Indonesia.