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Must-visit in Indonesia – Bandung

Surrounded by volcanic mountains and tea plantations, Bandung is said to be the Paris of Java due to its beautiful natural landscape and its wonderful European atmosphere. Here, you can find charming bistros and cafes dotting the streets, while luxury hotels stand tall in posh locales.

There’s a lot you can take away from this experience in Indonesia.

The city lies on a river basin surrounded by the imposing Parahyangan Mountains, making it as pretty as a holiday postcard. The sight of the city makes your soul come alive, and reminds you of family and friends, and the best times of your life.


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It’s not just the tranquility. It’s all the adventure you’re surrounded by. There are volcanoes, volcanic springs, and so much more in Indonesia.

Why not make a trip to the White Crater of Indonesia? A crater lake of staggering beauty in Bandung, this stunning lake is pale turquoise in colour, making you gasp in wonder. The picturesque view will take your breath away. Once you’re done marveling at this sight, make sure you break free and visit some must-see volcanoes in this beautiful land. Tangkuban Perahu, an active volcano, is worth visiting. You can walk around the perimeter of the volcano and visit the craters.

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Something that everyone loves doing in Bandung is strawberry hunting. When you visit a volcano, you’re bound to see miles of surrounding plantations. The strawberries fields are located just 5 minutes away from Tangkuban Perahu, where you are given a basket and allowed to pick all the strawberries you want. It’s fun, picking strawberries, while enjoying being so close to a volcano.

There are also plenty of restaurants with beautiful views and delicous authentic Asian delights to choose from. Just ask the locals and they will sure enough point you in the right direction.

You cannot deny Southeast Asia’s enticing attributes. A definite must-visit in Indonesia – Bandung – awaits to enthrall you.

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