MENARA SIGER / Siger Tower, a stele Kilometer Zero Point Sumatra and highway marker that this is the gate of the island of Sumatra, Tower Siger with beautiful architecture crawn yellow, can be seen from afar when the ship will dock at the port Bakauheni morning and evening with the highlight lights and at the same time the tower lights are made by ships – ships that would dock at the port. At the top of the tower, there are umbrellas in three colors (white-yellow-red) as a symbol of social order Lampung When will pass road to Sumatra from Jakarta and vice versa, of course no one did not pass and see the Tower, which has become Siger icon of Lampung Province. Tower that carries Lampung and cultural customs and landmarks of the area inside the tower Siger Bakauheni are the main building, and there are inscriptions KayuAre as a symbol of the tree of life for the people of Lampung, this makes a crown Siger Tower cultural life of society.
Siger tower development ideas implemented by the Governor SyachoedinZP for the service 2004 – 2009 and is a permanent work of not only the physical shape of a building, but reflected the culture and build community identity Lampung, in accordance with filosophi think and act with vision and mission to achieve the Lampung superior and competitive. one of the benefits extracted from the aspect of local culture, towards a prosperous society that is represented in the form of a very specific character of the building Lampung and Lampung as well as a icon, this is a work of extraordinary, which need the support and also to be noted in a history of Lampung but national history.
Siger towers as well as great work and can be a representation of development milestones and work towards building a great resource for the province of Lampung, when seen, Siger tower, will be pictured with a crown that was built on a hill and people are interpreting that the building represents a cultural symbol of Lampung, where on the top there are three colored umbrellas stigma – yellow and red as a symbol of social order Lampung, and Siger in the tower there is a tower with panoramic sea could see significant profane.
What Content Siger Tower. If you want to follow a tradition of interpretation, culture has a symbolic meaning of a set of systems that contain a rich meaning, knowledge, values, principles, and all references to hold on and related human interaction with an environment that could have an adaptive culture, inovative, creative productive , then the symbolic meaning is always present in these contexts, because they are not necessarily life present in an environment and community life. Symbolic meaning of artifacts can be shaped carving, embroidery, masks, and symbolic objects others, can shape their own culture movement, speech, and also appeared in the form of a ritual, power and social systems. Therefore Siger tower must be able to be filled with an entity perspective symbols, stories, and stories that have the purpose and meaning.
As one example of products that really need to fill them is a mold, because in the field of, Siger-shaped tower symbolic, the meaning comes in contact must be known and known to others, and this certainly is not easy if not its delivery through a better information in form: tourist information center, web based or printed form, because if not will be very difficult for outsiders to imagine. So that the information released will be a sharing of meaning and belonging together. Thus, Siger tower, capable of transmitting and disseminating cultural symbolic meaning of Lampung, the better for his own Lampung people and to others / newcomers or tourists that stream of cultural entities that could transmit symbolic meanings, and then, the tower Siger, cultural meanings rays , so, this Siger Tower, loved to visit both the tourist and excortionist nor does it tours [learn, study and search] in the tower Siger.