As a Lampungnese, the existence of Siger tower becomes one of very best icons for them. Siger tower which locates in Gamping Mountain, Bangkauheni, south Lampung Indonesia has given another valuable mark place. Lampung government points it out that Siger could be zero point of south Lampung which connects two island between Sumatra and Java. According to Sjachroedin. Z.P as the founding father of this tower, it has purposes to introduce Lampung with his natural capital to others. In April 30, 2008 governor’s Lampung declared to that Siger should be one of the direct object and welcome gate for visitors or tourists in Lampung province.
The design of this tower is taken from Siger. It is kind of brides’ crown that is made from copper, and colored by gold. Base on the local culture history, siger is truly made form pure gold that use for women’s jewelry. It shows that caste in society because women are truly appreciated in Lampung because of their beautiful appearance and tenderness. Besides, there is a mysterious legend about siger which is still believed in society. That is miraculous siger which is borrowed from another world that use to conduct wedding ritual and Cakak Pepadun. But, the crown vanished with all of the society then no one know about it. As a result, Ir. Hi. Anshori Djausal M.T takes this design to create siger tower.
Furthermore, there is also a beautiful museum available inside of this building. The visitors may find detain information about Lampung base on its regency, district, and city. The visitors may see an old traditional artifacts from Lampung kingdom. Then,
How to get in Siger tower for your destination place:
The location is quite easy to find. Bangkauheni harbor. International airport Soekarno Hatta, directly take for Lampung, then go Bangkauheni harbor, it just takes for about 45 minutes. Then, if you want to reach the destination by car, you could use sea crossing from Merak Harbor to Bangkauheni Harbor, it only take one hours for crossing the Sunda’s canal.
source :ady mifarizki & wikipedia.org
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