Surrounded by valley, Bandung is well-known for its cool weather. This city is home for various entertainment spots, as well as countless choices of factory outlets and shopping centers. No doubt, "Paris Van Java" is the right nickname for this city.
Paris Van Java
Bandung is a charming tourist spot that serves as the capital city of West Java, in addition to being the third famous city in Indonesia after Jakarta and Surabaya. Ever since the declaration of the Independence Day in Indonesia, Bandung has gradually evolved into a metropolitan city that becomes home of two million individuals, making it as a dynamic and vibrant city. Due to its European atmosphere, Bandung is named the ‘Paris of Java’ or “Paris Van Java”. The city is also additionally known as the ‘City of Flowers’.
With a relaxed climate and natural environment, Bandung compiles a variety of attractions that blend Asian and European culture. Known as a melting point for arts and culture, Bandung has the Saung Angklung Udjo that offers a wonderful performance of traditional dance and bamboo musical concerts. In case you are bringing children along with your trip, the Bandung Zoo is also an interesting point to visit where it hosts prime animal residents such as Sumatran elephants, Kalimantan orangutans, African zebra and Sumatra tigers. If you are looking for a theme park, Bandung has also the famous Trans Studio that provides fun and entertaining attraction for your children.
The nightlife in Bandung is probably one of the most vibrant in Indonesia since the city host hundreds of entertainments place in almost every corner in the street. For a late night entertainment experience, places such as Braga Disco, Dago Tea House and the North Sea Bar are definitely worth it. Furthermore, the uphill areas of Bandung, with its charming atmosphere and awe-inspiring views, are also ideal for a night out. For those enjoying nightlife adventure, going to the hot spring resort to relax your body is certainly recommended while drowning yourself in the sulfur pool.