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Jam Gadang Bukittinggi, Bukittinggi

Categories: Monuments, Tourist Spots
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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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  • I often visited this place, but this time was as a "guide" for my friend's family. I felt this time was very great because we didn't have to get traffic like usual, maybe because it wasn't long holida...  read more »
  • Landmark Kota Bukittinggi, jangan pernah mengaku ke padang atau bukitttinggi kalo belum pernah datang ke tempat ini. Tempat yang selalu ramai, pagi, siang, malam selalu dipenuhi oleh wisatawan. kalo m...  read more »
  • Lokasi jam gadang ternyata lumayan sejuk dengan pemandangan ke dua lembah gunung di kedua sisinya. Dekat dengan pasar/pusat belanja. 
  • 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.
  • West Sumatera Landmarks, must visit. bulided at 1926. the closk mechanics only 2 in the world or same as BigBen London.
  • If you go to Bukit Tinggi, you should go to this place because it is so iconic. Unfortunately, this place is pretty dirty..
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