Stock Photo Description
Stock photo of the famous clock tower of Bukittinggi known as Jam Gadang in the Minangkabau language of West Sumatra in Indonesia. Jam Gadang clock tower is considered an icon of Bukittinggi and the city’s main tourist attraction. Built in 1926, during the Dutch colonial era it was a gift from Queen Wilhelmina to the city’s controleur. The four clocks were made in Rotterdam, Netherlands. This beautiful image of the Jam Gadang depicts the traditional horse-drawn carriages known as Bendi which transport tourists or local people around the city at the base of the clock tower waiting for business. Bukittinggi is a top class travel destination with other tourism sites nearby such as
- Ngarai Sianok (Sianok Canyon)
- Pasar Atas and Pasar Aur Kuning are traditional markets downtown.
- Lake Maninjau
- Gunung Marapi Volcano