Bandung finds a lovely location among mountains and features a cool climate. This is the main reason why people love visiting Bandung. Another reason is the abounding availability of excellent halal restaurants serving a wide range of cuisines. Bandung itself is a beautiful city but there are several wonderful places around the area that are excellent to visit. The Mt. Tangkuban Perahu, Kawah Domas and the Tangkuban Perahu are the best places to visit around Bandung.
The city has some beautiful architectural delights like the Villa Isola,Gedung Sate,ITB West and East Hall, etc. There are also some great museums in the city namely the Geological Museum,Pos dan Giro Museum and the Mandala Wangsit Siliwangi Museum. The Saung Angklung Udjo is a beautiful artistic house located in the midst of paddy fields. The Gasibu Park is one of the most beautiful locations in Bandung where visitors can enjoy greenery.
Bandung is a haven for shoppers. The city offers numerous affordable opportunities of shopping. Whether it is clothing, accessories, bags or footwear, visitors can find a variety of things to buy in the city. There are several shops alongJl. Cihampelas, Jl. Dago and Jl. Riau. The city also has several shopping malls like the Pasar Baru Trade Center, Alun-alun, Istana Plaza,Kings Shopping Centre,Paris Van Java Mall, etc.
Bandung is served by the Husein Sastranegara airport. The airport is located about 4 Km from the city center. The airport has a difficult location and is served only by narrow bodied planes. There are no metered taxis available at the airport but there are taxis available from the airport that run at a minimum fare of Rp 40,000. There are several hotels in Bandung that offer free airport transfers.
There are quite a number of halal restaurants in Bandung where visitors can enjoy a hearty meal. The best halal restaurants in Bandung include Panorama, Eastern Restaurant, Sambara, Dago Panyawangan, Hanamasa, Bancakan,Kampung Daun, Kembang Pare,etc.
There are quite a number of mosques in Bandung. The most prominent masjid in Bandung is the Grand Mosque or the Masjid Agung Bandung. Other mosques in the city include Masjid Salman ITB, Al-Falah Mosque, Cipaganti Mosque, Masjid Nurul Iman, An Nur Mosque, Masjid Raya Kota Bandung, etc.