Barelang bridge is a symbol of the City and also an icon for the Visit Batam 2010. Location Bridge Barelang located about 20 km from the center of Batam, Riau Islands province, Indonesia. The bridge was built in 1992 and completed in 1998, on the initiative of President BJ Habibie, who was then serving as
Minister of State for Research and Technology, at a cost of more than Rp 400 billion. Actually that is a bridge that is 6 pieces Barelang Bridge, which connects the three major islands and several smaller islands, which are included in the Riau Islands Province. Barelang own name, an acronym of the names of the three major islands are connected by this bridge, the island of Batam, Rempang Island and Pulau Galang. This bridge model and structure similar to san francisco Golden Gatenya stretch of landscape and scenery of the bridge is beautiful to the eye. If you depart from Jakarta using Aircraft, you will see that menakjubkan.menjelang Barelang Cover Bridge afternoon, It was very crowded at this bridge, many people who just sat there joking with friends or just enjoy the scenery or even fishing under bridge.
This is a way if you want to visit Barelang bridge, you can use a private vehicle or public transport Trans Metro (public transportation in Batam) at a rate of Rp 5,000 - Rp 10,000. By Bus The city of about Rp. 5000. Or, you can also hire a taxi in Batam. Rent a taxi between Rp. 100000-200000 (up to the Bridge ke-6/silakan nego).
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