LAMPUNG
Jl. Jend. Sudirman 140, Pahoman, Tanjung Karang, Bandar Lampung

DIRECTION TO HOTEL

BATIQA Hotel Lampung situated in 26 km away from Radin Inten II International Airport. Head southeast toward Jalan Raya Branti. In 300 meters slightly turn left onto Jalan Raya Branti / Jalan Raya Lintas Timur Sumatera and continue to follow Jalan Raya Lintas Timur Sumatera. After 15 kilo meters, at the roundabout, take the second exit onto Jalan Lintas Barat Sumatera/ Jalan Zainal Abidin Pagar Alam. Exit the roundabout onto Jalan Lintas Barat Sumatera / Jalan Zainal Abidin Pagar Alam. Continue straight and use the right 2 lanes to turn right onto Jalan Raden Intan.After 1,4 kilo meter slightly turn left to stay on Jalan Raden Intan. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Jalan Jend. Sudirman and continue straight, the hotel will be on the right.

Exploring the Beauty and History of Batu Tegi Dam: A Giant Guarding the Flow of Life in Lampung

Batu Tegi Dam
Amidst the rolling green hills of Tanggamus Regency, Lampung, stands a concrete giant that holds not only power but also beauty and history. This is Batu Tegi Dam, the oldest dam in Lampung that has witnessed the long journey of this region.

Built in 1995 and inaugurated in 2004 by President Megawati Soekarnoputri, Batu Tegi Dam is a multipurpose dam that plays a vital role in the lives of the Lampung people. With a height of 75 meters and a length of 350 meters, this dam can hold up to 687.767 million cubic meters of water, making it one of the largest dams in Southeast Asia.

The main function of Batu Tegi Dam is to irrigate 16,000 hectares of rice fields in South Lampung and Central Lampung. In addition, this dam also functions as a hydroelectric power plant (PLTA) with a capacity of 28 Megawatts (MW), which helps meet energy needs in the Lampung region.

However, behind its functional role, Batu Tegi Dam also holds extraordinary tourist attractions. The natural beauty around this dam is like a captivating nature painting. Visitors can enjoy the view of the vast and calm water, surrounded by green hills that are refreshing to the eye.


For nature lovers, Batu Tegi Dam offers a variety of interesting activities. Visitors can fish on the lakeside, cycle around the dam, or trek in the protected forest that surrounds it. For those who want to relax, there are gazebos provided on the lakeside, where visitors can enjoy the fresh air and beautiful natural scenery.

Batu Tegi Dam also has an interesting historical value. Built with hard work and sacrifice from many parties, this dam is a symbol of progress and food security in Lampung. Stories about the dam's construction process are still fresh in the minds of the surrounding community, and serve as a reminder of the determination and fighting spirit of the ancestors.

For tourists who want to learn about the history of Batu Tegi Dam, there is a museum built near the dam. In this museum, visitors can see various information and documentation related to the construction of the dam, as well as learn about the important role of this dam in the lives of the Lampung people.

A visit to Batu Tegi Dam will not only provide a pleasant tourist experience but also open up insights into the importance of dams in preserving nature and human life. This dam is a concrete proof of how humans can work together with nature to create something that is beneficial for all.


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