Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Jembatan Akar ( Painan )

Jembatan Akar, Painan
Jembatan Akar, Painan, West Sumatra, Indonesia

Tourist Attractions and Beaches in Indonesia
The root bridge
The root bridge is the bridge that forms the fabric of the two roots of the trees that grow across and extends over a stream in the district Shaded Shaded Rod North, South Coastal District, West Sumatra. In the language of Minang, the bridge is located about 88 km south of the city of Padang is the community outreach called aka.

This bridge has a length of 25 meters and a width of 1.5 meters and height of the surface of the river about 10 feet, began to be formed in 1890 and can only be used in 1916. In other words, the process of knitting a root bridge takes approximately 26 years. Currently, conditions are becoming increasingly stronger as the size of the roots of a banyan tree that formed it.

on any day of the week and national holidays, tourist attractions root bridge is much visited by local tourists and foreign tourists.

source:wikipedia