Bandung which is also known as the Paris Van Java is the capital city of West Java Province. This is the largest Sundanese city in Indonesia. Currently, there live around 3 million people and 15% of them are the students from other provinces. Yes, Bandung is also one of biggest the student cities in Java province. That makes the Bandung living cost not that high compared to the closest metropolitan city, Jakarta.
Though it is recognized as the second largest metropolitan city in Indonesia, it preserves its heritage and culture, Sundanese. Nevertheless, the movements and creativities of young people have made this city very dynamic and far from boring. People always create something new and innovative, especially related to the lifestyle and entertainment, such as dine spots, fashionable clothing and cultural festivals. All about Bandung is able to attract about 5 millions of tourists each year, both local and foreign.
Bandung location which is just four hours by car from Jakarta eases the tourists to go there. That’s why this city becomes a place to escape from the hustle and bustle in Jakarta. There are also trains which connects Bandung to other cities in Java Island, such as Semarang, Solo, Yogyakarta and Surabaya, facilitate local tourists who would like to feel the Sundanese ambiance.
The opening of more domestic and international routes from and to Husein Sastranegara International Airports has been proven enable to increase the number of tourists year by year. Mostly foreign tourists who visit Bandung by flights come from Singapore, Malaysia, and Bali. In order to support tourist facilities in the city, Indonesian government allow the development for touristic accommodations, shopping spree area, transportation and visa waiver for South-East Asian nationalities. From time to time, Bandung became one of tourist destinations in Indonesia.
Aside from Bandung city attractions, Bandung also has many beautiful natural sightseeing such as volcano, craters, lake and hot springs. Tangkuban Perahu is one of the volcanoes which are still active in Indonesia. During normal status, tourists are able to visit it and see Kawah Ratu (Queen’s crater), its biggest crater which mesmerized millions of tourists each year. Other natural attractions surrounded by splendid hill scenery are Kawah Putih (White Crater) and Lake Patenggang. And last but not least, relaxation while soaking in Ciater natural hot springs might be an experience that is not available in every city.
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