Pelangi Bridge in Binuang Sub-District, Polewali Mandar Regency
A unique tourist site is available in Binuang Sub-District called Pelangi (Rainbow) Bridge. The location is at Binuang Mangrove Center and it has been used to explore the site and watch beautiful mangroves in a comfortable manner. This colorful bridge indeed attracts tourists and inspires them to conduct photography while exploring the mangrove park. Some couples even take advantage of the location to spend a romantic moment with their partner. This explains why some locals gave another name to it, which is the Love Bridge. Visitors can also take selfies here and post the pictures on social media sites.
As mentioned earlier, Pelangi Bridge is the part of Binuang Mangrove Center. The management decided to paint the bridge with the colors of the rainbow in order to spice up the site and attract more visitors, after all. Somehow, this makes the exploration more fun and interesting for tourists. In terms of size, it is definitely long but it is not quite wide. Only two or three people can walk side by side there. Have no worries. It is able to accommodate lots of people, due to its sturdy physical condition.
Exploring Pelangi Bridge
It is, without a doubt, people visit Pelangi Bridge due to the presence of Binuang Mangrove Center. After all, the bridge is that part of such famous tourist site. They can use the bridge to explore the park comfortably as well. Have no worries. It has a sturdy construction, so everyone can walk on it safely. Thanks to the person who had the idea. Muhammad Rakhmat decided to paint the bridge in order to beautify the mangrove park.
These days, Pelangi Bridge also becomes an interesting spot to enjoy photography especially selfies. That means tourists only need to stand on the bridge and take pictures along using a smartphone. For those coming with friends or families, though, they should take photos together instead of taking selfies. It is also recommended to post the photos to social media sites, so it helps to increase site’s popularity among travelers.
There is no strict rule when it comes to exploring Pelangi Bridge. However, everyone should be aware of the environment so they won’t spoil it. It is allowed to carry snacks and eating them during exploration. What tourists need to avoid is none other than littering! Throwing trash on the bridge is a bad thing. Throwing it in the water is the worst! Just because no guards are seen on the site, doesn’t mean visitors can do as they please there.
- Karamasang Island
- Rawa Bangun
How to Get There
From Polewali Mandar Regency, a trip to Pelangi Bridge is only takes about 20 minutes as the distance is 12.2 km. What they need to do is to get to Binuang Sub-District. Next, they can directly head to Binuang Mangrove Center where the bridge resides. For a faster trip, they should take Poros Majene – Mamuju Street. Here is the tip. Hiring a tour guide is quite helpful as he provides good information and direction regarding the site.
Where to Stay
- Lilianto Hotel
- Bumi Raya Hotel
- Ratih Hotel
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