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Bandung, also known as The City of Flowers, is a recommended travel destination in West Java. This city is famous for business, education, and fashion center. It is tourist spots are diverse, from old town area, historical sites, modern shopping centers, tourist villages, and natural attractions. The best transportation means for the Surabaya-Bandung route is a train. It is an economical choice since its most expensive ticket is still cheaper than a plane ticket. The average price range for Surabaya-Bandung train ticket is around 185,000-450,000 IDR per passenger. The whole trip takes around twelve hours.
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Pasar Turi Station is located not far from Turi Market. The exact address is Semarang 1 Street, Tembok Dukuh, Bubutan, Surabaya, 60172. The station is also close to Surabaya Retail Center (Pusat Grosir Surabaya or PGS), so if you use three-wheeled bemo or bus, you can stop at PGS, and then walk in short distance to reach the station. Pasar Turi is a big, Class A station. This second largest railway station in Surabaya is operated under the 8th Operational Region of Surabaya. Operated since 1903, this railway station is very modern, with check-in machine and dedicated printing system for a boarding pass. Another unique feature of this station is the train whistle, which plays the instrumental version of Surabaya, Oh Surabaya.
Bandung Railway station is often called Hall Station by locals. This vintage-looking station has operated since 1884 and is considered the largest railway station in the 2nd Operational Region of Bandung. Bandung Hall Railway station uses dedicated check-in system and boarding pass like at the airport. The station has restaurants, gift shops, and mini market to accommodate passengers waiting for the train. The station is located on the border between Pasir Kaliki and Kebon Jeruk. The station has two addresses because the building is separated into two parts: The North Station (Stasiun Utara) on Kebun Kawung Street Number 43, and South Station (Stasiun Selatan) on Stasiun Timur Street Number 01. The building’s strategic location is very close to the city transport terminal, making the railway station accessible by public transports.
Bandung is a warm, friendly city, and it offers various attractions for all types of travelers. Here are some of the best popular attractions you can visit in Bandung.
Bandung Square is a popular spot for locals to hang out and relax. The 1,200 square meters of green, open area is a beautiful and clean place, with synthetic grass and colorful flowers. Young people, couples, families, and senior citizens flock to this place in the afternoon and weekend. They usually have some picnic and enjoy the beautiful view of the Grand Mosque (Masjid Agung), while taking pictures or playing with their children.
Braga Street is the face of old-time Bandung. This iconic city mascot is a wonderful place to enjoy the vintage atmosphere of Bandung, which resembles classic European cities. The area has a lot of buildings with vintage European architecture, which are now used as restaurants, coffee shops, bars, hotels, antique shops, shopping centers, public facilities, and other amusement places.
Paris Van Java Mall (PVJ)
PVJ is a mall with a unique concept. This mall has an open-style shopping center concept, with classic European touch in its design. You can enjoy the warm atmosphere of Bandung without feeling confined. At PVJ, you can splurge in the middle of the comfortable and fresh atmosphere. PVJ also has family amusement area and culinary spot with various restaurants.