Tuesday, December 6, 2011

5 Top Indonesian Bridges

There's no more Kutai Kartanegara Bridge, but Indonesia stil have many other bridges which are famous and beautiful enough to get an attention. Here they are :

1. Suramadu bridge

Suramadu bridge connecting Surabaya and Madura with a length of 5438 m was the longest bridge in Indonesia. The bridge was inaugurated by President SusiloBambang Yudhoyono on June 10, 2009. You can enjoy the Madura Strait from the topof this bridge on the day or night.

2. Ampera bridge

The bridge was inaugurated by President Sukarno in 1965 and the largest in Southeast Asia at the time. This bridge became an icon of the city of Palembang with a length of 1117 m and will spoil your eyes with beautiful scenery at night. Reflection of the lights of the Ampera bridge visible on the surface of the Musi River will accompany your conversations with relatives, family, or couples.

3. Pasupati bridge

The bridge that was inaugurated on June, 26 2005 is built with grant funding from the government of Kuwait. Bridge with a length of 2147 m is connecting Canal Road and Pasteur Road Surapati (abbreviated so Pasupati). Pasupati bridge construction is one way of Bandung City government to address congestion. Pasupati Bridge will become an icon of Bandung and you shouldn't miss this bridge when visiting the city of flowers. Pasupati is often used as a movie set or video clips.

4. Barito bridge

Barito bridge was inaugurated by President Soeharto in 1977 and has a length of1082 m. This bridge connects Central Kalimantan and South Kalimantan. Enjoy the unique atmosphere of Borneo and the beautiful views of the Barito river.

5. Barelang bridge

Barelang bridge was completed in 1998 on the initiative of BJ Habibie, who was serving as Minister of State for Research and Technology. The bridge name derives from the three large islands of Batam, Rempang, and Galang. Bridges with a total length of 2264 m, consists of a series of six bridges and every each given name of the king who had dominion in the days of Riau kingdom in 15-18 century AD

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