Rengganis Suspension Bridge: the longest in Southeast Asia
This suspension bridge is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Ciwidey, Bandung
13 May 2022
Rengganis Suspension Bridge is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Ciwidey, Bandung, Indonesia. This bridge spans the Rengganis River and is suspended by cables from two towers on either side.
This bridge is the longest suspension bridge in Indonesia and in Southeast Asia and offers stunning views of the river and surrounding mountains.
History and construction
The Rengganis Suspension Bridge was built in the early 20th century by the Dutch colonial government to connect Ciwidey with Bandung.
It was originally a wooden bridge but was later rebuilt using steel cables and concrete.
The bridge is now a major tourist attraction and is popular with local residents and visitors to Ciwidey.
To cross the Rengganis Suspension Bridge can take about 30 minutes. Along the crossing, you will be accompanied by stunning views of the river and surrounding mountains.
If you are visiting Ciwidey or Bandung, then a visit to the Rengganis Suspension Bridge is a must!