Ponulele Bridge, Palu
We know every interesting places in Palu, and the beauty of Palu city is more complete by the existence of Palu 4 Bridge or local people call it as Ponulele Bridge. The name of Ponulele is taken from the name of the Governor of Central Sulawesi, Aminuddin Ponulele who was still serving when the bridge was built. This bridge is stretches over the river mouth in the Gulf of Palu region and connecting between East Palu and West Palu.
The bridge that was inaugurated by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in May 2006 is the first arch bridge that been built in Indonesia. In the world, the bridge which is dominated by yellow and the shape of the letter "M" is listed as the third arch bridge after arch bridge in Japan and in France with a length of about 300 meters.
Palu 4 Bridge has now become one of the iconic landmarks of tourism in Palu. Thanks to this bridge, the access to the Gulf of Palu as well as the two other crowd in surrounding area, such as Taman Ria in the north and Talise beach in the south become more easily to reached. This happens because Palu 4 Bridge is designed to be the path that can be passed from Palu to the Donggala or outer ring road of Palu.
Ponulele bridge is located in Muara Sungai Palu, Jalan Rono - Jalan Saleh. Administratively, this bridge is part of Besusu hamlet, East Palu sub-district and Lere hamlet, West Palu sub-district, Palu, Central Sulawesi province.
Jembatan Kota Palu 4 or Ponulele is about 2 kilometers from the center of the city of Palu. You can use public transportation to reach this place or it takes about 15 minutes to get to the location.