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Jam Gadang Bukittinggi, Bukittinggi

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Take a moment to appreciate the Art Deco design of Jam Gadang Bukittinggi. The 26 m (85 ft) clock tower has undergone a few changes since its construction in 1926. Originally a dome affixed with a rooster capped the white tower, but the Japanese replaced this with an ornament resembling a Shinto shrine during their occupation. Following Indonesian independence in the 1940s, this was again replaced with the traditional Indonesian roof style still in place today. Horse drawn carts offering sightseeing tours gather in the clock tower square. For Jam Gadang Bukittinggi and beyond, use our Bukittinggi tour planner to get the most from your Bukittinggi vacation.
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  • Jam gadang merupakan jam ikonik kota bukit tinggi, di sekitar jam gadang terdapat taman sehingga ramai dikunjungi di malam hari ataupun pagi hari (biasanya orang senam). Di sekitar jam gadang terdapat...  more »
  • This Bell Tower and environment is suitable for a walk. In the evening it is there. Stalls along the edge of the square.
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  • Jam Gadang adalah salah satu ICON kota Bukittinggi di samping Ngarai Sianok dan panorama iindah Gedung Tri Arga Bukittinggi, di bawah jam Gadang juga terdapat Terowangan Jepang yang berliku-liku ratus...  more »
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  • One of historical building in the city. A lot of people but fine. Jam gadang had a lot of uniqueness. Number of four in latin wrote IV, but Jam Gadang isnt, it is IIII. And the machine only two in the world, the other is in London, the Big Ben!!!
  • A central meeting point in the evening there is much happening around the clock tower. The sellers are polite and not pushy. The clock is lit with an ever changing palette of colors.
  • Jam gadang bukittinggi. Jam kebanggaan Indonesia. Jam Gadang (literally "Big Clock") is a clocktower and major landmark of the city of Bukittinggi, West Sumatra, Indonesia. It is located in the centre of the city, near the main market, Pasar Atas, and is a tourist attraction. This clocktower has large clocks on each side and was given the name "Jam Gadang" (English: big clock).
  • One of the reasons people visit Bukittinggi beside Ngarai Sianok. It's a clocktower in a middle of a square.
  • Located in central of Bukittinggi, 2-3 Hours from capital, Padang, West Sumatera. A lil bit full of crowd during weekend. You can spot more great view on the landmark during night. Surrounding with local market sells food and merchandise. Must Visit this place if you travel to West Sumatera.