The Simpang Lima Gumul Monument in Kediri, including the icon of Kediri Regency. The shape of the monument is similar to the Arc de Triompe in Paris, France. But the Gumul Simpang Monument in Kediri was inspired by King Jongko Joyoboyo. The monument has become a tourist attraction for tourists who come to visit. This area is also very large, reaching 37 hectares with a very wide building area.
Tour to the Simpang Lima Gumul Monument in Kediri
Simpang Lima Gumul Monument
Construction of this monument from the Gumul Five Junction since 2003. The building was inaugurated in 2008 by the Regent of Kediri and initiated to build the monument. The building area of the monument reaches 804 square meters with a height of up to 25 meters. The building has 6 floors, with 3 stairs from the ground floor to 3 meters high. It has the unique part, the height and width of the monument has meaning. By symbolizing the date, month and year of the Kediri Regency. That is on March 25, 804 AD.
The advantages of the Simpang Lima Gumul Monument
The Simpang Lima Gumul Monument has strategic location. There are also various public facilities around it. The government has also prepared many facilities, such as regional banks, meeting buildings, inter-city bus terminals, multipurpose buildings, monument markets, public transportation and water tourism. You can also see tourists jogging, relaxing and chatting in the area. There will also be street vendors who start to line up in the monument market which is always crowded in Saturday night and Sunday morning.
The function of the Simpang Lima Gumul Monument in Kediri
For the function of the monument is used as a place for cultural arts performances. Thus the product exhibition has also become a superior product for Kediri Regency. Tourists can also find several events or competitions. Like the National Jamboree, gatherings from various communities such as drag race in the City of Kediri. There is also a game ride to Gumul Paradise Island.