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Bandung Travel guide
Bandung : Michelin's recommendations
Capital of West Java, seat of Sunda culture, and with a majority Muslim population, Bandung and its pleasant climate attracted the Dutch, who made it into an elegant city, the "Paris of Java". Since then it has developed (3.5 million inhabitants) into one of Indonesia's most important industrial and academic centres, all the while managing to retain a distinct artistic and cultural energy. Its name has a place in history thanks to the the famous Asian-African Conference held here in 1955, a meeting which brought together Nehru, Sokarno and Nasser, to name but a few attendees.
Tourist attractions Bandung : Things to see and do
Make your way up to the Dago teahouse perched above the city in the heart of one of the chic districts. From here you can enjoy a superb panoramic view over Bandung and its surroundings and set off on a lovely walk that takes you to a pretty waterfal..
Although it hasn't erupted since 1969, the low-lying Tangkuban Perahu ("Capsized Boat") volcano is active. The smoke, bubbling pools and sulphur fumes give the impression of having reached the ends of the earth, even though the road leading..
57 Jl. Diponegoro
The discovery of cranial bones belonging to "Java Man" in the Solo River (Surakarta) in 1891 lent credence to Darwin's theory of evolution by proving that Homo erectus had existed in Asia as well as in Africa. You can see a cast of the skul..