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Bandung

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Two-Day Itinerary BandungBandung is the capital city of West Java, and the third largest city in Indonesia after Jakarta and Surabaya. Nicknamed Parijs van Java (Paris of Java) by the Dutch for its resemblance to Paris and European atmosphere back in colonial times, Bandung also earned another nickname as Kota Kembang, literally meaning the Flower City since Bandung used to have a lot of flowers.Being located at the altitude of 768m and surrounded by the lush and beautiful Parahyangan mountains makes the climate mild and pleasant. The city has been well known for its universities, fashionable clothing and as a great place for gastronomic adventure. Nowadays, Bandung has become a very popular weekend escape for Jakartans, who would crowd the city on weekends and national holidays.Disclaimer: Above Data is taken from Wiki TravelHere is a Two-Day Itinerary Bandung:Getting there:From Jakarta-By PlaneTypically costs around 300.000-500.000 IDR/ one-way.By BusCosts around 60.000 - 100.000 IDR/one-wayBy Shuttle/Mini BusCosts around 80.000 - 120.000 IDR/one way.By CarBy car, should take around 3- 4 hours to reach Jakarta to Bandung.By TrainShould Cost around 200.000 - 400.000 IDRBy Car RentalsGetting Around:By Car Rental: Probably the best way to travel around.By Grab/Go-Jek/BlueBird Taxi.By Bus: Not Usually covering all places.Things to Do:
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Located in Indonesia's West Java province, 150km from Jakarta, Bandung is surrounded by 2,400 metres of volcanic mountains. This topography works as a natural defence and keeps temperatures cool throughout the year. Today, this quaint city is gaining popularity for its luscious tea plantations, stunning natural landscapes, colonial and art deco architecture, incredible gastronomical tastes, and unbelievable fashion outlets selling affordable designer goods.Bandung is a great alternative for travellers looking for a destination that is not Bali, in Indonesia. The city has enough visual porn to make it worth a dedicated trip, or it can be clubbed with a holiday to Jakarta or Bali.Visa