Northern Bandung tourism

Taman Hutan Raya Ir. H. Juanda (Tahura)

An area of ​​526.98 hectares is not the only place for the conservation of flora and fauna, but also archeology and prehistory. There is a museum containing artifacts, such as stone axes and arrowheads. Tahura inaugurated on January 14, 1985. Other Tahura function to buffer the water catchment, an area which is situated at an altitude of 700 - 1300 meters above sea level this is an ecosystem of various flora and fauna, whether endemic or not.

Based on the results of the inventory in 2003 recorded at least nine unique fauna in this place, among other spectacles bird (Zosterops palpebrosus) and bondol Java (Lonchura leucogastroides). A total of 112 plant species from 40 families were also found here.

There is a Japanese cave area 350 meters square and has four doors and three alley.Goa which was built in 1942 is a Japanese soldier hiding place. About 300 meters northeast, there is a cave that was built in 1941 the Netherlandsserves as a center of Dutch military telecommunications radio station at that time.

You can enjoy the fun while enjoying the adventure of tracking natural panorama aroundTahura Ir H Djuanda. The distance is about 6 kilometers from Dago Pakar untilMaribaya. Along the jogging track will be found singing starlings suren (sturnus contra)or turtledove (geopelia striata). Sometimes - sometimes heard the barking of villagedogs barking monkeys - long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) that pick upcrumbs of food tourists. In Maribaya will be encountered omas waterfall, a beautifulwaterfall.

Tangkuban Parahu Mountain
Tangkuban Mt is one of the mountain located in the province of West Java, Indonesia.About 20 km to the north of the city of Bandung, with a lush carpet of pine trees andnearby tea gardens, Tangkuban Parahu mountain high as 2084 meters altitude. The form of this mountain is Stratovulcano with eruptive center that moved from east to west. This type of rock that is mostly excreted in the eruption of lava and sulfur, a mineral that is issued sulfur, a mineral that was issued when the mountain is not activesulfur vapor. Tangkuban Perahu Mountain Region is managed by Perum Forestry. The average daily temperature is 17oC in the daytime and 2 ° C at night.

Tangkuban Mt is an active volcano whose status is being watched by the IndonesianDirectorate of Volcanology. Some still appear crater sulfur gas and hot water sources atthe foot of her mountain of them are in kasawan Ciater, Subang.

The existence of this mountain and the shape of the Bandung basin topography with hillsand mountains on each side reinforces the theory of the existence of a lake (crater) is now a major area of ​​Bandung. It is believed by geologists that the plateau region of Bandung with a height of approximately 709 m above sea level is a remnant of an ancient volcanic eruption known as Mount Sunda and Tangkuban Mt is the remnant of ancient Sunda Mountain which is still active. Phenomena like this can be seen on MountKrakatau in the Sunda Strait and Ngorongoro district in Tanzania, Africa.

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