Top 25 Attractions in Bandung (2024)


Bandung is one of the capitals in Indonesia. Located in Java West, Bandung is also known as Paris of Java. It is surrounded by beautiful landscape and sprawling city with filled with unique theme parks, glamping places and luxurious restaurants. There is so much you can explore in this magical land and let’s start with the top 25 attractions in Bandung.

1. Chinatown


Chinatown Bandung is one of the top must-visit attraction in our list. Located in the centre of Bandung, this site will transport you to China, with Chinese architectures, gorgeous temples and museums with a variety of lanterns hung at its courtyard. This place is also a food paradise that houses some of the best Chinese cuisines in Bandung such as dim sum, wantan mee, fish ball noodles and many more.

2. Rabbit Town

Rabbit Town

Rabbit Town is one of the famous sites in Bandung. Filled with picture-taking opportunities, one can easily spend a few hours here. This attraction is home to 30 over indoor and outdoor sets that was created with family and fun times in mind, enabling people to bond while having a great time. There are also sections perfect for kids, where they get to can interact and feed the fishes, monkeys and birds too.

3. Saung Angklung Udjo

Saung Angklung Udjo

Located on the east side of Bandung, Saung Angklung Udjo is a craft centre that aims to educate and spread Bandung cultural values to all that visits this area. Dedicated to the preservation of the Sudanese traditional culture and arts, this centre showcases short performances that are energetic and happening. This is the perfect way to experience and appreciate the country’s culture.

4. Trans Studio Bandung

Trans Studio Bandung

Trans Studio Bandung is an amusement park that spans across 4.2 hectares of land. There are over 20 rides that will make your trip here a delightful one. Do take note that the park is split into 3 sections: the Studio Central, Lost City and Magic Corner. One of the top rides in this amusement park is the world-class Yamaha Race Coaster with only three of this coasters in the world and two in USA. The roller coaster races at 200 km/hour, moving forward and backwards, providing the riders an exhilarating time.

5. Paris Van Java Mall

Paris Van Java Mall

Paris Van Java Mall is Bandung’s most famous mall that is located at Jalan Setiabud. This modernised concept mall spans across 5,000 metres of land and is home to almost 200 international brands. The mall also has an outdoor street area which is very pleasant for evening strolls while browsing through the stores.

6. Deer Conservation Park

Deer Conservation Park

This Deer Conservation Park is a modest-sized park that is situated at Kampung Cai Ranca Upas. Upon reaching, you will get into an enclosed area where you will get to feed and be with these animals up close. Some of them can be big, but they are really gentle and friendly, so go ahead and take plenty of selfies with them.

7. Pinisi Resto

Pinisi Resto

Surrounded by the hills and Lake Patenggang, Pinisi Resto will give you a memorable dining experience. If the view is not enough to blow your mind, imagine dining in a pirate ship surrounded by lush greeneries. This restaurant is good at whipping up dishes from Indonesian, Sudanese cuisine to basic Italian and American snacks as well.

8. Cimahi Waterfall

Cimahi Waterfall

Cimahi Waterfall is the highest waterfall in Bandung and stands at 87 metres. Located just next to the highway, there are two ways you can admire the waterfall – from the top or the bottom view. To get to the ground, you will need to go down 500 steps. Some of the steps are irregular; thus, please be careful during your descend. At night, this waterfall turn technicolour as led lights are integrated into the cascading waters; it is a magical sight indeed.

9. Dago Dream Park

Dago Dream Park

Covering 13 hectares of land, Dago Dream Park is a must-visit attraction in Bandung. Inspired by the Jawa, Bali and Sunda culture, it created a world that will make the child in everyone come alive. There are many attractions and photo-taking opportunities all around. There is one ride you must hop on, and it is the flying magic carpet. It will really give you a floating experience like no other. 

10. Dusun Bambu Leisure Park

Dusun Bambu Leisure Park

Dusun Bambu Leisure Park is a unique self-sustain concept park that will have people immersing into the Sudanese culture. Within the park, you will find a market, resorts, camping grounds and various structures built for outdoor activities. For dining, why not head to Lutung Kasarung cafe, the concept is unique, inspired by a tree house and a birds nest combined.

11. Farmhouse Susu Lembang

Farmhouse Susu Lembang

Opened in 2015, this farmhouse has been an up-and-coming hotspot among locals and tourists. Farmhouse Susu Lembang is a unique park with European buildings constructed all around the area. As the first theme park of its nature in Bandung, it houses an array of restaurants, merchandise shops, costume shops and plenty of beautiful backdrops for picture taking.

12. Goa Pawon and Stone Garden of Padalarang

Goa Pawon and Stone Garden of Padalarang

Fancy a trip to nature? You will love this trip to Pawon Cave and Padalarang Stone Garden. Both of this attraction are very close to each other, so you will be able to cover both of them quite easily. The tour will begin through the Pawon Cave, and you will be led through a series of caves that boasts unique formations and openings at the top; allowing light rays to shine through. Next, you will need to take a short trek to the Stone Garden. It is situated at the peak of the hill and possess many unique stone formations everywhere.

13. Grafika Wisata Cikole

Grafika Wisata Cikole

This is another famous attraction in Lembang, and it is set in the thick of the pine forest. This is the perfect place for family and friends to gather far away from the bustling city. You can opt to camp at this magical land and immerse in the goodness that Mother Nature has to offer. You may even find a small hobbit hut located in the same vicinity. Explore the space and see what other unique things you will be able to discover.

14. Gunung Batu, Lembang

Gunung Batu, Lembang

Located not too far from the Lembang town, this Stone Mountain exudes a different charm. With its jagged edges, it was said that its the aftereffect of the Sunda Mountain volcanic eruption. The hike up to this mountain is not hard, and your journey will be rewarded with a stunning view of the mountain and its surrounding.

15. Kawah Putih

Kawah Putih

Kawah Putih or White Crater in English, is another magical attraction you will need to visit. Created from Mount Patuha’s volcanic eruption, this huge crater is situated 2,430 meters above the sea level with the temperature slightly chilly here. Surrounded by a dense forest, this lake is covered with an occasional white mist creating a mystical atmosphere.

16. Kota Mini

Kota Mini

This is an adventure land for your kids and at the same time, a relaxing trip for the adults. Filled with European-style buildings, there are just so much to do and see here. Why not rent a dutch costume and play make-believe with your children or friends. You can also enrol your child in a mini cooking class and see those tiny fingers work their magic.

17. Maribaya Waterfall

Maribaya Waterfall

Located in Lembang, Maribaya Waterfall is also known as the Curug Maribaya by the local. Nestled amid lush greeneries, sits these gorgeous waterfalls. This place is also known for its natural hot spring, enabling people a relaxing dip in the water after a long hike to the waterfalls.

18. Orchid Forest Cikole

Orchid Forest Cikole

Orchid Forest Cikole is a vast land with a wide variety of orchid species. Located 7 km away from Lembang, you will find yourself in awe with the beauty of this place. What better way to enjoy nature than to join in the many activities that are available here, such as the flying fox, walking through the sky bridge or going on an exhilarating high rope obstacle.

19. Rainbow Garden

Rainbow Garden

You should allocate half a day here as there is just so much to see. Surrounded by the mountains, rows and rows of colourful flower patches, it is definitely a very rejuvenating experience to be able to spend it in nature. Saw any flowers you that like? Now you can buy these plants and flowers that you see here at the shop located in the same vicinity.

20. River Cikahuripan

River Cikahuripan

River Cikahuripan is one of Bandung hidden gem and a popular spot among tourist. Many people will come far and wide to see the turquoise-coloured river with their own eyes. The trek is not arduous and is safe for children as well. Do equip yourself with the right footwear as the route to the river can be slippery.

21. Sendang Geulis Kahuripan

Sendang Geulis Kahuripan

According to the locals, the name Sendang Geulis Kahuripan means the ‘life-giving pond’. It indeed brings life to the surrounding nature and also to the locals who depend on this as their source of water. Though this place is not easy to locate, but once you get there, you will be enchanted by the scenery and the blue waters. It is not big but breaths in a new lease of life to everyone that took a dip in this modest-sized pool as it is very rejuvenating.

22. Tafso Barn

Tafso Barn

Tafso Barn is a thematic cafe that is always packed during the weekends and public holidays. Located by the hillside, the cafe offers you a panoramic view of the surroundings. The cafe spans across a big area which is divided into sections to provide visitors with a different experience. You should book a table at the egg-shaped shed that is not only pretty during the day but illuminates at night. It is indeed a charming place to spend with family and friends.

23. Taman Lembah Dewata (Lembah Dewata Garden)

Taman Lembah Dewata (Lembah Dewata Garden)

This garden is located in Lembang with a lake in the centre and surrounded by a magnificent mountain view. This place is the local’s favourite place for leisure and to de-stress after a long week at work. There are plenty of activities you can do here, such as picnic, boating and also horse-riding.

24. Tebing Gunung Hawu

Tebing Gunung Hawu

Tebing Gunung Hawu is located among the Singgalang limestone mountains and will require a 30 minutes trek to get there. The Hawu Mountain is a gorgeous rock formation and claims to have one of the best sunrise views. Another activity you should try while you are here is resting in a hammock that is perch on the two ends of towering cliffs. Not something for the faint-hearted but don’t worry about safety; you will be strapped in before you are allowed to do that.

25. The Lodge Maribaya

The Lodge Maribaya

One of the famous attractions in Bandung, The Lodge Maribaya is a place surrounded by a stunning landscape. The space is not huge, but possessed a few very exhilarating activities such as Sky Tree, Zip Bike, Mountain Swings and many more. There are also camps available for those who choose to stay here as a nature retreat. However, we would advise you to avoid visiting this place on the weekends, as you will not be able to enjoy this facility to the fullest because of the crowd.

Bandung is a tropical country with a colder climate that is enjoyed by many. Surrounded by volcanos and lush greeneries, this is indeed a paradise that you should make a point to visit at least once in your lifetime. You will not believe what you will be able to uncover during your journey here.