"BENGKULU, THE CAPITAL CITY" Bengkulu by meiyergani

Bengkulu Travel Guide: 58 reviews and 187 photos

Beachfront Capital City

Bengkulu city is the capital of Bengkulu Province, there were many tourist spots, such as a well known Fort Marlborough built by British East India Company in 17 century, Tapak Paderi Beach, Pantai Panjang (Long Beach) and a new Mesjid Agung as in the picture> Bengkulu city is a small city, one day travel was enough to get around the whole city, the city is safe and peaceful, all were still in original condition, the nature, the jungle, the lake, the peoples and the beach which offer beautiful scenery

Merdeka monument at Lapangan Merdeka

located in front of Governor Residential, it was the center activities of the peoples when they have Festival, sport competition activities and National ceremony, it was just a short walk from the field to Post Office,to Parr&Hamilton Monument, to Tapak Paderi Beach and to Fort Marlborough

JALAN SUPRAPTO, the main business center

On this main street, there were so many shops which provide the daily needs of the peoples, there are also a morning market for vegetables and spices, and a few of government offices, the shop open at 08.00 am and close at about 09.00 pm, in the night the activities change into the street food stalls which provide local cuisine, food for diner and a small table stalls for enjoying the night life of a small city

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  • Pros:An Old town of British Colony
  • In a nutshell:Beach Front City with wonderful sunset at Long Beach
  • Last visit to Bengkulu: May 2006
  • Intro Updated Jun 18, 2014
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