Bandung, Indonesia

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Bandung, Indonesia

Place to place and city to city. There is plenty much to see in this world. From Bandung to Melbourne—London—New York. What is really matter, though, it is not where you at. What matters most is, well, YOURSELF. Bandung (pronounced [bənˈduŋ]) Indonesian, Kota Bandung is the capital of West Java province in Indonesia, and the country's third largest city, and 2nd largest metropolitan area in Indonesia. Located 768 m (2,520 ft) above sea level, approximately 140 km southeast of Jakarta. Bandung has cooler temperatures year-around than most other Indonesian cities. Although it has a population of over two million the pace of city life is slower than Jakarta's. Today Bandung has a population of 2 million people, Bandung area an estimated 4 million. The city lies in a river basin surrounded by volcanic mountains. It lies close enough to Jakarta with approximately two-hour driving from the capital city. Indonesia is one of states in the world that identical with interesting tourist destination. Indonesian people and tourist need to know about tourist destination that they must be visited to spend their time for holiday. Specialties in Bandung, Indonesia can be classified in three categories; the places, culinary, and the shopping. Bandung offers a large amount of Dutch Colonial architecture as well as a beautiful botanic garden, Mount Tangkuban Perahu and white crater. It has so many places offered for you to see. The Bogor Botanical Gardens (Indonesian: Kebun Raya Bogor) is a botanical garden located in Bogor, Indonesia, 60 km south of Jakarta. The gardens are in the city center and adjoin the Istana Bogor (Presidential Palace). The Bogor Botanic Garden, Indonesia's first and foremost botanical garden, is 87 hectares of beautifully kept trees, plants flowers, lawns and ponds within a busy expanding city of 300,000 people. It is also a world famous institution for research and conservation that has developed over many years and is continuing to...
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