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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, sudah dikenal orang, ini tempat wisata bukit tinggil. Ke sana, tidak perlu tiket masuk. Cuma kadang di waktu hari libur, kadang parkirnya agak mahal atau diluar harga parkir resmi. Ke buki...  more »
  • biasanya org liburan ke bukittinggi pasti pertama kali cari jam gadang hahaha. kalo saya cari pasarnya.. soalnya di pasar ada tempat makan nasi kapau uni lis. murah trus enaak. hihihi.. jam gadang ini...  more »
  • Jam Gadang merupakan ikon kota Padang, awalnya berfikir kalau Jam Gadang itu adanya di kota Padang ternyata di Bukittinggi lho... Jam Gadang terletak di tengah kota seperti alun-alun kalau di kota lai...  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.