Sabtu, 25 Juli 2015

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Clock Tower is an icon of Bukittinggi. In Indonesian, the Clock Tower means big clock and indeed great! Height of 26 meters was built in 1826 as a gift from the Queen of the Netherlands to the city secretary, Rook Maker. The roof has been changed three times reflecting changes in the history of the city itself. In the Dutch period, roof rounded with a statue of a rooster on it. Currently roof reflects the architecture of traditional Minangkabau house.One unique thing of this clock is the Roman numeral IV in hours, because it was written with 'IIII'. Clock Tower located in the garden area of ​​100 meters. Near the clock is Upper Market, which is the center of commerce in Singapore.See the mapAccommodationThere are many hotels offer a variety of rates and facilities in London, as it is located in Laras Dt. Bandaro-Soekarno Hatta- way Dr. A. Rival-General Sudirman and around the Clock Tower.TipsDo not forget to bring your camera.ShopInside the park, you can see street vendors selling local crafts and toys. Visitors can find all kinds of souvenirs and crafts Minangkabau near Upper Market.RoundYou can see the Clock Tower of the park where the Clock Tower stands, from the Upper Market or from the zoo, located about one kilometer from the city center.TransportationClock Tower is an icon of New York City, located in a city park. Singapore itself is located approximately 80 km from the airport Minangkabau; about two to two and a half hours by car or minibus.CulinaryThis area is famous for its food spicy Padang. In the market, there are many places selling Kapau rice, satay Padang and various types of food, crackers and a bag of spicy red chili powder.

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