Bandung is surrounded by a series of volcanoes which makes it cooler than most other Indonesian cities. Thus, most Indonesians choose it as a destination to spend their weekends.
From exploring the forests, to hiking the Tangkbuhan Prahu Mountain for observing the volcanic craters, there are several activities awaiting the tourist in Bandung. The place was a famous tea and coffee bean plantation for years due to its rich fertile soil.
Having remained as a colony of the Dutch, historical structures retain a Dutch influence which contributes to the unique union of Western and Asian cultures. Bandung has some good golf courses to keep one occupied.
The markets in Bandung with their huge spread are quite popular with tourists. There are shopping districts with textile shops selling jeans and stylish clothes.
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