About Bandung

Bandung is the capital of West Java province and the 3rd largest city in Indonesia with population over 2.5 million people. The city lies on a river basin surrounded by volcanic mountains, thus make Bandung has cooler temperature than most other Indonesian cities.

The climate of the highland plantation area, the varieties of food, the sundanese cultures, heritage buildings, the natural sceneries, the fashion, other attractions as well as creativity has made Bandung to be one of favorite destination for not only local but also international tourist.

Place of Interest

Tangkuban Perahu

Tangkuban Perahu is flat-peak shape volcano (Tangkuban Perahu literally means 'upside-down boat'). It can be seen from the city to the north (as well from the center of ITB main campus). This volcano offers many places to see and explore. Whether we look into the huge crater or hike down into it, stroll through the forest on its slopes, or simply enjoy the splendid panoramic scenery.

Mount Tangkuban Parahu


Kawah Putih

Kawah Putih

Kawah Putih, The White Crater is a lake of the Patuha Mountain. It is a very nice colorful lake. Kawah Putih, The White Crater, is waiting for who want to contemplate there.


Situ Patenggang

Located at an altitude of about 1600 m above sea level, Situ Patenggang or Situ Patengan scenery would make you amazed. In addition, along the way to the spot, you will find tea plantation. The panorama which coupled with the cold air, clean water and warm sun, is like a transquilizer.

Lake Situ Patengan


Maribaya Waterfall

Maribaya Natural Hot Spring and Waterfall

Getting to the Maribaya waterfall is a joy itself; walking through the forest treks while breating in the fresh mountain air is a great way to rejuvenate the body and mind.

To rest your tired after day of trekking to waterfall. You also can enjoy natural hot spring pools.


Floating Market Lembang

Enjoy a wide selection of traditional Indonesian food served from small boats with a beautiful view of a lake. The floating market is located in Lembang.

Floating Market Lembang


Bandros

Bandros

Short for 'Bandung Tour on Bus', the Bandros was launched by Bandung's current Mayor, Ridwan Kamil.

The red tour bus resembles a mini-sized London double decker bus, with an open-air upper deck, and complete with an old-fashioned interior where wooden floorboards meet metal railings and stained glass.

The 30-minute tour brings you to Bandung's historical landmarks, such as the Gedung Sate, Dago City Hall, Jl. Braga, and many more. And you'll also get a tour guide who will explain a dash of the city's history.


Saung Angklung Udjo

Marketing itself as a 'one-stop cultural workshop', Saung Angklung Udjo is the perfect destination for visitors looking for an educational entertainment experience in Bandung.

Made from bamboo tubes carved to produce a particular note, the Angklung produces a sound unlike any other musical instrument, and is considered a unique identity of the Sundanese culture.

You can attend Angklung-making classes and watch how it goes together with a traditional dance and puppet show performance.

Udjo Ngalegana, a traditional craftsman, built the place in 1966 as a means of giving back to the community. All proceeds of Saung Angklung Udjo go to the education of local students, most of whom are local underprivileged children in the area

Saung Angklung Udjo

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