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Enjoy Paris Van Java with "Bandros", Bandung Tour on Bus.

Now if you want to enjoy Bandung City, just hope on "Bandros" buses. Getting around the city of Bandung is among interesting attraction for both local and foreign tourists however traffic condition in Bandung discourage them to do so.The Bandung City Government in 2014 has finally launched "Bandung Tour on The Bus" or  so called as Bandros.

Bandung Tour on bus or Bandros is a city tour  in Bandung provided with uniquely designed buses. The buses are designed in art deco theme and painted in various colors. The bus is an antique bus with a capacity 30 passengers. 

If you want to take a trip with Bandros, prospective passengers are required to make a reservation in advance. For individuals, you needs to check the reservation by phone on 022-7213805/ 085793559911 (Whatsapps) or come to the #BusBandros office on Jalan Indramayu no.66 Antapani.

Prospective passengers will get a reply from the operator about the schedule and number of seats that can be booked. Donation…

Visit "Old City" of Jakarta: Drawbridge Kota Intan

Kota Intan Bridge was built in 1628 by VOC ; thereafter several name changes. The name of Engelse Brug  was given as the bridge connected the Dutch Fort and England Fort, located at Kali Besar (Great River). The bridge the was broken as a result of Banten and Mataram attacked Batavia Castle 1628 and 1629. It was rebuilt in 1630 by the Dutch and known as De Hoender Pasabrug (Chicken Market Bridge) because it was close to chicken market.
Kota Intan was the last name. It is assumed the name relates to its location which was close to one of Batavia Castle bastion Named Bastion Diamant (Intan-Diamant-Diamond). In 1938, the bridge was reconstructed to a drawbridge so the boats can pass and to prevent flooding which often happened. The shape and style was not changed but the name changed to Opshalbrug Juliana or Juliana Benhard. This drawbridge was only kind of remainder of that kind that the Dutch had ever built.