Situated on a plateau, cool Bandung is a weekender favourite. Nicknamed “Parijs van Java” (Paris of Java) for its colonial and Art Deco architecture, the city is surrounded by scenic plantations and volcanoes. As a university town, Bandung’s energy manifests in its strong music and art scenes. Factory outlets and indie-label distros carry inexpensive garments ensure you won’t go home empty-handed.
Best Time to Visit:
The best time to visit Bandung is during dry season which spans through June until September. During this time, weather is moderately cool with an average temperature of 23°C. It is not advised to visit Bandung after September, as monsoon season brings extremely heavy rainfall.
Electrical Outlet Type:
Type C (2 round pins)
Type F (2 round pins)
Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)
Top Modes of Transport From the Airport and Cost Estimate to City Centre:
- Bandung Airport is located 5km from the city centre. A taxi ride costs approximately IDR50,000
- Ride-hailing fares start from IDR15,000
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