Bandung is the capital of West Java province in Indonesia and Indonesia’s third largest city by population, with over 2.4 million, and Greater Bandung made up of 2 municipalities and 38 districts, making it the nation’s 2nd largest metropolitan area with 6,965,655 inhabitants at the 2010 census. Located 768 metres (2,520 ft) above sea level, approximately 140 kilometres (87 miles) south east of Jakarta, Bandung has cooler temperatures year-round than most other Indonesian cities. This city is served by the Husein Sastranegara Airport. The city lies on a river basin surrounded by volcanic mountains. This topography provides a good natural defense system, which was the primary reason for the Dutch East Indies government’s plan to move the colony capital from Batavia to Bandung.
Where are you come from? if you from several foreign country you can use airplane directly to Bandung’s Hussein Sastranegara Airport or via Soekarno Hatta International Airport, Jakarta.
For land transport option, many way are available. Buses, trains, or by car. By land you can reach Bandung within 2 hours (estimated by 150kms direct highway) or faster from Jakarta.
Malaysia, Singapore, and several countries has regular flight to Bandung. Besides international flight, Bandung’s airport serve flights to and from other major cities in Indonesia, like Jakarta, Surabaya, Semarang, Denpasar, Sampit.
To see train schedule to or from Bandung, try this useful link: https://tiket.kereta-api.co.id/.
Courtesy of: Bandung Tourism. http://www.bandungtourism.com/todo.html
- Amusement and Theme Park
Bandung Tree top, Kampung Gajah, Rumah Sosis, Taman Ade Irma Suryani (Taman Lalu Lintas), Trans Studio Bandung.
- Art Culture
Angklung, Barongsai, Benjang, Calung, Celempungan, Cianjuran, Degung, Kacapian, Kasidahan, Pencak Silat, Reog, Saung Angklung Udjo, Wayang Golek
- Mall And Shopping Center
Bandung Indah Plaza, Bandung Trade Center, Braga City Walk, Carrefour, Cihampelas Walk, Festival CityLink, Bandung Electronic Centre, Istana Plaza, Paris Van Java, Pasar Baru Trade Center, Trans Studio Mall
- Museum, Education, & Historical Architecture
Bank Indonesia, Denis Bank Building, Gedung Sate Bandung, Gedung Tiga Warna, Gereja Katedral Santo Petrus, Jalan Braga, Kelenteng Satya Budhi, Mesjid Raya Bandung, Monumen Bandung Lautan Api, Monumen Perjuangan Rakyat Jawa Barat, Museum Barli, Museum Geologi, Museum Konferensi Asia Afrika, Museum Mandala Wangsit Siliwangi, Museum Pos, Museum Sri Baduga, Pura Agung Wira Loka NathaSundial, Villa Isola
- Nature & Sightseeing
Caringin Tilu Ciater, Curug Dago, Curug Omas, Gelanggang Renang Karang Setra, Goa Belanda, Goa Jepang, Kampung Wisata Pasir Kunci, Kawah Domas, Kawah Putih, Kebun Bunga Cihideung, Objek Wisata Punclut, Situ Ciburuy, Situ Cileunca, Situ Patengan, Taman Hutan Raya Ir. H. Djuanda (Dago Pakar), Tangkuban Perahu.
Courtesy Bandung Tourism