5 interesting facts about Bandung, Paris Van Java 5 interesting facts about Bandung, Paris Van Java: Bandung is a thriving metropolis that is popular
5 interesting facts about Bandung, Paris Van Java
5 interesting facts about Bandung, Paris Van Java: Bandung is a thriving metropolis that is popular with Singaporeans. Inspired by volcanic hills, the city was dotted with tea plantations built by the Dutch, who wanted to take advantage of the region’s fertility.
Bandung was also known as the Paris of Java due to its scenic charm and sharing the same setting with all European cities. It has since grown into a sprawling city full of restaurants, cafes, luxury resorts and quirky Singaporeans in search of a bargain.
Yes, Bandung is very accessible to us! However, there is much more you can do in Bandung than window shopping.
Here are five reasons why you should put Bandung on your short return list below. But first, take a look at our highlights from this trip!
The city is trendy
The temperature is quite cool, which made our exploration of this city enjoyable.
Choose the layout of the neighborhood in Jeans Road
Every time we get down we head to the Sihampelas Walk – called Jean’s Road, which tourists may have trouble pronouncing its title. The street was known for many stores selling local designer clothes as well as locally made jeans.
Cihampelas Walk is where you’ll find roadside shopping, with most items ranging from Rp 10k to Rp 40k (yes, S$1 to S$5), just be aware that branded products are not legal here. The elegant facade of some stores results in a lively shopping experience.
Stop by the blue sea
This stunning light turquoise lake is highly acidic (pH 0.5-1.3), so don’t even think about dipping your feet in the game. It is made up of Nicholas Sparks movies as well as material from wedding books.
Bring a mask as there is a lot of sulfur in the atmosphere and make sure you grab a coat too. Due to the high altitude of the lake, it can get cold here.
Go on a strawberry hunt
Whenever you visit a volcano, you are bound to see miles of surrounding land. This is due to the breakdown of nutritional supplements; Submerged residue compounds that are highly beneficial to crops.
No machines are used here, so picking the berries was harder than it seemed.
Traversing those fields has been a fun and humbling experience, exposing me to harvesting and working on a day-to-day basis. It is possible to buy strawberries again from cold storage without memory surfacing.
Visit the legendary volcano
Volcano. Dragon. middle earth These are the larger than life legends we just read about. A very famous person in Bandung – Tangkuban Perahu.
Tangkuban Perahu is an active volcano that last erupted in 1983; However, locals revere the last eruption in 1969. The cool part is how it is possible to walk outside the volcano and then see the crater. The most important one is known as “Kawaha Ratu” or Queen’s Crater.