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As the neighbor of Indonesia's capital city, Bandung outshines Jakarta in terms of fresh air and cordiality of its people. Bandung maintains its beauty by preserving green areas and creating attractive thematic parks. Being a home for Sundanese people, the ethnic group which is known for their fine and pleasant characteristics, Bandung always becomes a hospitable and friendly place for its visitors.
Yogyakarta – Bandung train ticket is now available at Traveloka. It means easier access for those traveling from Yogyakarta to Bandung. The train trip lasts for 7,5 – 8 hours in a comfortable seat and far away from the traffic jam. The fare ranges from 140,000 IDR to 370,000 IDR per person depending on the service class.
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Operating under division VI Yogyakarta Operational Region, this station is the primary and biggest station in Yogyakarta. More familiar to the locals as Tugu Station, it is located on Pasar Kembang Street, Sosromenduran, Gedong Tengen, Yogyakarta, Special Region of Yogyakarta, 55271. Due to its position in the middle of tourist area, this classically designed building is also famous as one of Yogyakarta’s icon.
Yogyakarta station has a particular characteristic. It has a gateway on the eastern side, near Malioboro Tourist Area, with a sliding gate and a guardhouse. The gate is specifically dedicated for pedestrians, bikes, pedicabs, and horse carriages. At the end of the gate, there is a Steam Locomotive Monument which often attracts visitors to take pictures.
This station is more famous as Hall Station, the primary station of Bandung. Built in the center of the city, it is located between Pasirkaliki and Kebonjeruk. The building is divided into two sections and has two gates. The north gate is located on Kebon Kawung Street No. 43, reserved for executive and business passengers. Meanwhile, the south gate is located on Stasiun Timur Street No. 1, and reserved for economy class passengers. The station is easily accessible by a number of public transportations, as it stands side by side with the bus station. Bandung Hall Station also offers check-in service and boarding pass similar to the one on the airport. Designed with art-deco concepts, this station is the first one to adopt the system.
Bandung always offers comfort and convenience for any travelers. It presents itself as a creative and unique place which accommodates any dynamic ideas. Below are several popular tourist spots that always stay on the top list of travelers’ must-visits.
This fashion center and shopping heaven have been an icon of Bandung for ages. Cihampelas street is lined with factory outlets and souvenir shops. Teras Cihampelas and Cihampelas Walk are the main appeals which also offers eco-friendly concept. Cihampelas Walk is designed as an open-air shopping center, while Teras Cihampelas is a suspended bridge dedicated for pedestrians in Cihampelas street, and designed similar to a city park.
In the recent years, thematic parks begin to flourish around the city. At least there are 20 thematic parks scattered on many strategic places within Bandung. Each of them offers different concept and draws a lot of interests, hence the progress in Bandung tourism. The most popular are Taman Fotography or Photography Park in Anggrek Street, Taman Jomblo, Taman Skateboard, and Taman Film which is located under Pasupati Bridge.
For animal lovers, Bandung provides Taman PetPark on Ciliwung Street No. 14, Cihapit, Bandung Wetan. This thematic park has special facilities for pets. For music enthusiasts, Taman Music Centrum on Belitung Street has been long known as the place for musicians to gather and performs.