Ampenan Mataram

Ampenan, Mataram:
Ampenan is a sub-district in the city of Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.Daerah this former city center on the island of Lombok. To the west is bordered by Lombok Strait (sea connecting Lombok Island with Bali Island). In this district there is a legacy of the old city because it was once the main port of Lombok area. There are many villages that are the embodiment of various ethnic groups in Indonesia including Chinese Village, Bugis Village, Kampung Melayu, Kampung Jawa, Kampung Arab, Kampung Bali etc, so that people here are heterogeneous and harmonious. The end bracket is also one of the villages in the city of ampenan.Karang tip also has its own different cultures, caused by the many different ethnic groups that settled there (source: http: //id.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Ampenan, _Mataram) A nostalgic snapshot of the old port of Ampenan that has a multi-ethnic feel. Emblem of history embraced by the present, but colonial buildings continue to stand.Menapaki Originally the port of Ampenan can be started from Simpang Lima connecting several segments at once. Among them Jl. Saleh Sungkar, Yos Sudarso, Customs, Commerce & cooperatives. The Art Deco building and the row of palm trees led to a colonial nostalgic atmosphere decades ago. From a magazine journal of Tempo in 1973 it was mentioned, ‘The ports that qualify for loading and unloading activities in Lombok are just two: Ampenan & sheets, located on the west coast of Lombok Island . Ampenan & Lembar Port in Lombok Island, during January – October last year recorded 459 ships that layover there plus 527 boats’. In the Dutch period, circa 1948 – 1950, stands a dock in the port of Ampenan. Only the iron sticks are left now. A crane or a pulley is mounted on the end, for a blongko-a large log of wooden logs perforated to resemble a barge. This object is pulled by a motor boat to the ship that lego anchors, to be loaded with various items & dinaikkkan to the dock with the previous dikrol. Unfortunately, all Ampenan harbor activity receded over time. The journal in Tempo 1973 magazine writes, ‘Its function is one hundred per cent transferred to the Sheet port. Moreover, the Ampenan port bridge has been severely damaged over the last few years … the plan to overcome it is the intention to build a floating bridge-a kind of bridge in Ketapang Banyuwangi ‘. Two-storey Art Deco building overlooking Customs Street, marks the port of Ampenan. Along the section of Customs Road leading to the harbor, is a portrait of the forgotten side of the city. In a mute, a row of old bangs of colonial style seemed to want to voice its function in the past. In an age, when the harbor was engaged and filled with workers. Apparently some restaurants, bakeries, beauty salons and Chinese family homes. Their dwellings are characterized by a small living room, with small altars filled with portraits of missing family members, jars of ashes, red candles, flowers in vases plus hio or incense. The condition of Multi-Ethnic port of Ampenan is like miniature space of existence of shelf changing room miniature of existence of various tribes of nation of country. Just look at some names, such as Arab kampug, kampung Melayu Bangsal, pecinaan community, Bodhi Dharma pagoda, Hindu worship named Pura Segara to TiongHoa and Muslim graves. Business run Chinese citizens in the old port of Ampenan, still seen today. Including like kulakan; buy fresh or processed fish for resale. As for the residents of Malay Village ward, the arrival of the afternoon is a momentum to increase income, through the arena of selling various foods. Starting grilled fish taverns, some typical Lombok home cooking, to soft drinks, instant noodles, and packed snack products seen along the coast that leads to the back of the Pertamina depot. Bakso & Young coconut cart vendors also joined.

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