Enjoying the Beauty and Culture of Bandung – Bandung is one of the most popular cities in Indonesia; it’s so popular among travelers. It offers many tourism object attractions you could visit. For the people who live in Jakarta, Bandung is their weekend destination; it’s like a getaway trip from the hustle and bustle of Jakarta.
There are many cool places you could visit in Bandung; it is according to you, what you are looking for. If you are looking for beautiful sight-seeing, some astonishing rice terraces and a stunningly beautiful volcanic lake are available to visit. Beside beautiful scenes, you can taste some delicious culinary in Bandung.
Bandung is located in West Java, Indonesia. It becomes popular as the weekend destination for a reason. It’s because the location is just a drive away from Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia. The comparison of the food price and shopping budget are quite far. Compared to Jakarta, the food price in Bandung is a lot cheaper. That’s why people in Jakarta really love to visit Bandung and the town nearby.
For local travelers, the reason to come to Bandung is an excellent bargain and lots of shopping. It’s so popular of its shopping heaven nickname. Why is it a shopping heaven? It will be explained later. The fact is you can do a lot of things besides shopping in Bandung. So, here are the things you could do in Bandung:
- Seeing Beautiful Sulphuric Lake, Kawah Putih
It is one of the most popular volcanic attractions in Indonesia. When you visit West Java, this one is the top of the list. This is A sulphuric lake that came from Volcano Mountain nearby.
The sight is stunningly beautiful; it feels like you are in a set of a movie. If you want to go here, you have to prepare for the sunburn without even feeling the burn. So it would be recommended to use sunblock lotion before reaching there.
- Enjoying Bandung’s Traditional Musical Performance
Saung Angklung Udjo is the right place for you who want to experience the best traditional musical performance in Bandung. It’s served especially for local and international tourists.
It’s a 2-hour show that consists of mask dance, traditional puppet show, Children folks dance, and of course Angklung performance. For your information, Angklung is a traditional musical instrument from Indonesia which is made of Bamboo.
- Tasting and eating at Kampung Daun
This is one of the most visited-by-tourist restaurants in Bandung. It’s not just about the food, there’s no doubt that the food here is delicious and tasty. This restaurant offers some relaxing ambiances like the waterfall, bamboo huts, and streams.
The price of the food is not high so, it is affordable for backpackers or low-budget travelers. You can enjoy any Indonesian cuisine you’d like to taste, including from outside of West Java. The comfortable place and serene outdoor settings are also the reason to come here too.
Well, all those three things are recommended to try in Bandung. Shopping in Bandung is always being the number one attraction for tourists. That list above would be another way of experiencing wonderful Bandung besides shopping.