Dutch left coal mining in Sawahlunto. A regency built by Dutch after It found coal mining here. After about 100 years operate, this mining was shut down and mayor changed this regency to be a tourism city.
Padang Panjang is one of The smallest city in Indonesia. It offers many tourism attraction including natural tourism, culture and traditional food.
Travel to Bukittinggi City (Part 2) – Tracing the Dark History of Japanese Colonialism in Bukittinggi
Japanese Tunnel was built based on the instructions of General Watanabe, Commander of the Japanese Army Defense in Sumatra, based in Bukittinggi City. The Japanese Tunnel is located in Bukittinggi Panorama Park to the right of the entrance. The location of Panorama Park is right across from the Tri Daya Eka Darma Struggle Museum in Bukittinggi City. Panorama Park is included in the Sianok Canyon (Ngarai Sianok) – Maninjau Geopark area. Administratively, Sianok Canyon belongs to Bukittinggi City and Agam Regency. It has a depth varying between 75 – 110 meters and stretches for 15 km with a width of about 200 m.
The city of Bukittinggi in the Dutch colonial era was called Fort de Kock and was also known as Parijs van Sumatra. In this city, there is a Dutch heritage fort called Fort de Kock. It was founded around 1826 by a captain named Johan Heinrich Conrad Bauer. At that time he was the leader […]