Archive for October 2011

Cirahong Bridge

Cirahong Bridge

Cirahong bridge is very beautiful and unique. This 200 feet long bridge transverses above the Citanduy River, located in Ciamis, West Java. The top of the bridge is used for railways, while at the bottom for motorists or pedestrians. The bridge have been built since the 1800’s.  Unfortunately the bridge is not wide enough, it is only passable by one vehicle at one direction. Cirahong Bridg...

Batujaya Site

Batujaya Site

Jiwa Temple and Blandongan temple are the two temples which was first restored in Batujaya Site. Batujaya site are the findings of the largest sites in Asia for 50 years. The number of footprint sites already found until now are up to 31 pieces, which are predicted to be the temples which are scattered in the area of ​​rice fields. Footprint that have been built in the Kingdom of Tarumanegara...

Fort Rotterdam

Fort Rotterdam

The Fort Rotterdam is located in Jl Ujung Pandang No.1 Makassar, not far from Losari Beach. Fort rotterdam or Fort Ujung Pandang are ommision of Gowa Empire in 17th century. The first port which looked like tortoise was built on 1545 by The 9th King of Gowa, I Marigau Daeng Bonto Karaeng Lakiung or famous as Karaeng Turipallangga. It is a Dutch fort to keep a copy of an episode of I La Galigo. La...

Manonjaya Great Mosque

Manonjaya Great Mosque

Masjid Agung Manonjaya (Manonjaya Great Mosque) is one of the oldest mosques in the district of Tasikmalaya, founded in 1837. The mosque building is predominantly white with a green roof, has a distinctive architecture. In addition to the mixture style of ornament from traditional to foreign style, the mosque was also supported dozens of large pole. It is said that many mysteries that occurred su...

Situ Bagendit

Situ Bagendit

Situ Bagendit is the natural attractions of lakes located in the Village Bagendit, Banyuresmi, about 4 kilometers from the city of Garut, West Java. Situ Bagendit comes from a legend about a rich widow, but arrogant, greedy and miserly, named Nyai Endit. She drove an old beggar out of her house when she was having a kind of party at her house. Feeling himself insulted, the beggar and left the hou...