Sunday, 09 Aug 2020

Tourists Miss the Heavy Waiting for the Siak Castle to Open Again


The Main Gate of Siak PalaceThe Main Gate of Siak Palace - The Siak Palace which is still closed due to the Pandemic outbreak of the Covid-19 epidemic that has spread to a number of areas including Siak Regency in the past few months has made a number of tourists feel a longing awaiting the reopening of the tourist attraction that is the pride of Siak residents.

Originally it was planned that the Siak palace would re-open today Monday, June 8, 2020, but due to several considerations so that the Siak palace was still closed to the public until now.

It was said by the Head of the Siak Regency Tourism Office, Fauzi Azmi, the Siak Palace had not yet been opened to the public today because there were still some preparations to be made regarding the current conditions that were still in the middle of the Pandemic, and until now there was no certainty when the Siak palace would be reopened for general.

"There is no certainty when it will open, we are waiting for the direction of the Covid Task Force and the Covid Task Force, Siak Regency, of course according to the New Normal Phase," said Fauzi. Monday (06/08/2020).

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Meanwhile, Assistant I of the Regional Secretariat of Siak Regency Budhi Yuwono as head of the Secretariat of the Co-19 Handling Task Force in Siak Regency said that there were some preparations that needed to be matured before the palace was reopened later.

"On June 8 there was only a plan that the Siak palace could be reopened, but after we map the covid protocol there are a number of things we need to prepare better especially with regard to queuing arrangements before purchasing an admission ticket, '' said Budi.

Meanwhile, from the field observation some visitors can only sit in front of and around the Siak palace, although the Siak palace is still closed to the public, but visitors can still enjoy some other tourist attractions around the Siak palace such as the banks of the male river and several other places around Siak. ( Lin)

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