Jembatan Panus: Connecting Depok with Jakarta and Bogor

During the colonial era, land transportation which connecting Depok with Jakarta and Bogor from become indispensable. Therefore in 1917, the Dutch build a bridge that crosses the Ciliwung River to connect Depok with Jakarta and Bogor.

Jembatan_Panus_IMG_20160708_132212

Jembatan Panus name derived from the name of the architect Stephanus Jonathans or widely known as Stephanus Leander. For ease, eventually name of this bridge is known as the Jembatan Panus or Panus Bridge

Although no longer used as the main connection as in the past, but at the present time, Jembatan Panus serves to monitor the water level of the Ciliwung River, especially during the rainy season.

Jembatan_Panus_IMG_20160708_132350

How to get here (see the route map):

From Juanda/Gondangdia/Cikini go to platform 2 and take the Red Line heading to Depok/Bogor then stop at Depok Station and take a 26 minutes walk to the Northeast

From Tanah Abang go to platform 3 and take Yellow Line heading to Depok/Bogor then stop at Depok Station and take a 26 minutes walk to the Northeast

From Sudirman go to platform 2 and take the Yellow Line heading to to Depok/Bogor then stop at Depok Station and take a 26 minutes walk to the Northeast

See the link map or the map below

Jembatan Panus Map

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s