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Tours, Activities and Other Services

Walking Tours

When traveling by vehicle, we often miss countless fascinating details along the way. At Cerita Bandung, we prefer to guide you on foot, revealing the hidden treasures nestled among the towering buildings, bustling streets, and vibrant culture of Bandung. With its rich historical background, this city has countless stories waiting to be uncovered, and we ensure you won't miss a single one. Join us for an immersive walking tour that lets you experience the true essence of Bandung, one step at a time.

Nostalgia Bragaweg

Bragaweg (Braga Street) was the heart and soul of Bandung's cultural and entertainment scene during the colonial era. It was home to the first European shopping centres - glimmering jewels, high fashion, fine wine and roaring cars were all within reach if wealth was on your side. Behind the art galleries, boutiques, and cafes that line the street today lie untold stories of a glorious past. On the Nostalgia Bragaweg tour, we'll travel back in time, and help you see what's hidden in plain sight.

    

Duration | Maximum 3 hours

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Price | Pay as you wish

Suggested item to carry :

o Hat and sunglasses

o Umbrella

o Water and snacks

o Camera

Route | starting from Asia-Africa Street, Braga Street, and ending at the town hall

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Bandung’s Chinatown

Experience the vibrant culture and rich heritage of Bandung’s Chinatown, a bustling neighborhood that promises a sensory feast for all visitors. We'll take you through tiny alleyways, busy markets, and lively streets adorned with traditional red lanterns. Peek into Bandung's oldest Chinese temple, and take a whiff of freshly roasted coffee from a nearby roastery. Whether you're a food lover, a culture enthusiast, or simply looking to explore, Bandung's Chinatown is a must-visit spot that promises unforgettable memories.

    

Duration | Maximum 3 hours

Suggested item to carry :

o Hat and sunglasses

o Umbrella

o Water and snacks

o Camera

Route | Cikapundung River Spot, ABC Street, Pasar Baru, ending in Kelenteng Street

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The Bandunglicious Tour

If you didn't know that Bandung is one of Indonesia's top culinary destinations, well now you do! Our vibrant food scene is a delightful fusion of traditional Sundanese flavors and modern culinary innovations. From sweet treats to spicy sambals, we've got it all covered. Our guide will take you on a gastronomic trail of traditional bakeries, iconic restaurants, and favourite food stalls, so you can have a taste of original recipes that have been passed down for generations. Highly recommended!

    

Duration | Maximum 3 hours

Suggested item to carry :

o Hat and sunglasses

o Umbrella

o Water and snacks

o Camera

Route | starting on Veteran street, proceeding to Braga, Dalem Kaum, Otista street, Kalipah Apo street, and ending in Cibadak street

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The Original Bandung Walking Tour

In this tour, we'll trace the historical origins of Bandung, exploring how this once-forested area became the bustling city that it is today. From its beginnings as a plantation town to a colonial centre for entertainment; from scenes of anti-colonial uprising to the historic Asian-African Conference - our guide will take you on a tour of Bandung's key historical sites, including the prison cell where Indonesia's first president was incarcerated.


Duration | Maximum 3 hours

Suggested item to carry :

o Hat and sunglasses

o Umbrella

o Water and snacks

o Camera

Route | Hotel Preanger, Asia-Africa Street, Dalem Kaum, ends in Banceuy Street

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Dago Rendezvous

Nestled in the lush hills of Bandung, Dago is a vibrant and picturesque area that offers a perfect blend of natural beauty and urban charm. It's also home to a variety of trendy cafes, art galleries, and local boutiques, making it a haven for both nature lovers and culture enthusiasts. Did you know that Dago was one of the first areas to be built by the colonial government? Our guide will give you the the highlights of Dago's history, share the story behind the famous Bandung Institute of Technology, and show you some of the Art Deco buildings that still survive till this day. With its cool climate, rich history, and diverse attractions, Dago is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to experience the best of Bandung.


Duration | Maximum 3 hours

Suggested item to carry :

o Hat and sunglasses

o Umbrella

o Water and snacks

o Camera

Route | Ir. H Djuanda Road, ending in Babakan Siliwangi (nature reserve)

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Gemeente Huis (City Hall) and its Surroundings

Gemeente Huis (City Hall), an iconic landmark in the heart of the city, is a must-visit destination for visitors exploring Bandung. This historic building, with its stunning colonial architecture and beautifully landscaped gardens, offers a glimpse into the city's rich cultural heritage. Join us and explore the history behind Bandung’s City Hall, starting from its humble beginnings as a coffee warehouse built by the Preanger Planters, who later transformed Bandung into a place for entertainment. We'll also tell you how Bandung earned the nickname Kota Kembang (City of Flowers), and other interesting stories about events that happened around the area.


Duration | Maximum 3 hours

Suggested item to carry :

o Hat and sunglasses

o Umbrella

o Water and snacks

o Camera

Route | City Hall, Merdeka Street, Westu Kencana Street

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Forgotten Kosambi

Kosambi is definitely one of those places to visit if you’re looking for Bandung's local charms. We’ll walk you through the busy streets to see old architectural sites that served important roles during the colonial period. Continue your journey to the iconic Kosambi Market, where the bustling atmosphere and aromas of Indonesian spices will immerse you in the daily life of locals. If traditional markets aren't for you, not to worry! The Kosambi market also has a rather trendy and modern space developed by the local Indonesian youth. From there, wander through the narrow alleys and witness the unique colors of Cibunut Village. A village where environmental awareness is a way of life among the people.  


Duration | Maximum 3 hours

Suggested item to carry :

o Hat and sunglasses

o Umbrella

o Water and snacks

o Camera

Route | Sunda Street, continuing to the Kosambi area, and Cibunut Village

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Hidden Cicendo

Have you heard of Cicendo before? Most locals in Bandung usually associate this area with the renowned eye hospital that was established in 1909. But there’s actually more than meets the eye. Uncover hidden places where you’ll find an old school built for the disabled, a village that used to specialize in laundry services, and even the site of Bandung's first traffic light. We have a lot of things to tell you about this area, and this is certainly something you don't want to miss!.


Duration | Maximum 3 hours

Suggested item to carry :

o Hat and sunglasses

o Umbrella

o Water and snacks

o Camera

Route | Starting in the Sumur Bandung area, Cicendo, ending in Padjajaran


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Gedung Sate & Archipelwijk

Gedung Sate stands out as an architectural masterpiece, blending diverse cultural styles to achieve something truly unique. Our tour will help to uncover the fascinating historical and architectural aspects of the building that now serves as the seat of the Governor of West Java, as well as a museum. Equally captivating is the surrounding Archipelwijk area, renowned for its rich heritage. This region hosts grand exhibitions and historical landmarks, such as a notable church and even an urban legend about a house that intrigues locals till today.


Duration | Maximum 3 hours

Suggested item to carry :

o Hat and sunglasses

o Umbrella

o Water and snacks

o Camera

Route | From Gedung Sate to Maluku Park

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Revealing Tjihampelas

Cihampelas, one of Bandung's most iconic streets, is renowned for its lively atmosphere, rich history, and unique shopping experiences. A humble wooden shoe shop stands as a unique landmark you won't find anywhere else in Bandung. Discover the intriguing architectural design of an old mosque, crafted by a legendary architect, that blends local and Eastern influences with the Art Deco style popular in the 1920s. Cihampelas, among all the residential areas in Bandung, is one of the oldest. Look closely, and you might find residents' names etched into the walls of these historic houses.


Duration | Maximum 3 hours

Suggested item to carry :

o Hat and sunglasses

o Umbrella

o Water and snacks

o Camera

Route | along Cihampelas and Cipaganti street

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Wanoja Sunda

When discussing about heroes, most narratives often spotlight men. It's time to shift the focus to the remarkable women who played pivotal roles in Indonesia. For instance, Inggit Garnasih stood by the country's first President during the struggle to build the nation. Dewi Sartika, with her unwavering idealism, dedicated her life to educating and empowering women. Both of these incredible women deserve to have their stories celebrated and perpetuated, serving as a source of inspiration for today's generation. Bandung became a home for these amazing women, and we’ll take you on a journey following their footsteps.


Duration | Maximum 3 hours

Suggested item to carry :

o Hat and sunglasses

o Umbrella

o Water and snacks

o Camera

Route | Starting in Balong Gede street, to Dewi Sartika Street, Kalipah Apo street, and ending at the home of Inggit Garnasih

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Dagolicious

Dago never fails to charm people, especially with its diverse culinary scene! This area offers an array of endless options to satisfy your taste buds. But we have focussed on those with rich histories, curating a list of top culinary destinations around Dago just for you. One must-visit is a historic bakery that showcases how traditional methods of baking have become an essential part of the culinary heritage. And you'll get to nibble on warm, crispy Batagor - a popular snack that was invented in Bandung! Embark on a culinary journey in Dago, and discover the stories behind these timeless flavors.


Duration | Maximum 3 hours

Suggested item to carry :

o Cash in IDR

o Hat and sunglasses

o Umbrella

o Water and snacks

o Camera

Route | Tubagus Ismail Street, to Simpang Dago Market, and ending in Hasanudin Street

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Ereveld Pandu

Amid the bustling and lively streets of Bandung, there lies a cemetery that resonates with the stories of those who have passed. One of Bandung’s oldest graveyards, Pandu Cemetery is the final resting ground for some of Bandung's most important historical figures. At the entrance of the Urson family mausoleum, two weeping angels stand guard, commemorating the first Italian family to set foot in Bandung. Join us as we guide you through the peaceful Ereveld Cemetery, a sacred space dedicated to honoring those who fell during World War II.


Duration | Maximum 3 hours

Suggested item to carry :

o Hat and sunglasses

o Umbrella

o Water and snacks

o Camera

Route | Hotel Preanger, Asia-Africa Street, Dalem Kaum, ends in Banceuy Street

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