5 Famous Places around House Sangkuriang Bandung

December 26, 2018

For those of you who you often pay Bandung a visit over the weekend, chances are you will be quite familiar with some of the most well-known tourist attractions or public places around the city. Once you’ve already figure out the nooks and cranny of Bandung, it will be easy for you to get around – that’s a fact. But, for some people who haven’t got the chance to explore Bandung, they might find their holiday experience as something nerve-wracking, for they don’t know where to go or where to stay.
In order to avoid more inconvenience and debacle over your trip, staying with House Sangkuriang Bandung will be a great option. Since our hotel is located in one of the most strategic areas in Bandung, you can draw a conclusion on how easy it is to get around the city. If you are still feeling undecided, maybe these references will help you to set your heart.
1. Sasana Budaya Ganesha


Built in 1997, Sasana Budaya Ganesha is probably the most well-known convention center ever existed in Bandung area. With the capacity up to 2.500 people, this 22.000 m² building is not only functioned as Bandung Institute of Technology’s graduation hall, but also various of others interesting events, since Sasana Budaya Ganesha was divided into six areas. For example, the first three areas in Sabuga are dedicated to hold some educational exhibitions such as Science Gallery, Dome Theater, and Kids Smart. As for the other areas, those are mainly used for graduation, workshop, seminar, and gathering. If you are planning on attending an event at Sabuga, House Sangkuriang Bandung is located only 2 minutes away from the hotel! Might as well book your stay with us now.


2. Bandung Zoo


In 1930, the director of Denis Bank, Hoogland, was also served as one of the core members of Bandung Zoological Park. He came up with an idea to build a zoo within Bandung area, thus this now famous and beloved tourist attraction was born. Located five minutes away from House Sangkuriang Bandung, this will be a perfect place for parents not only to entertain but educate their children about wildlife preservation. For instance, Bandung Zoo is a home for over 213 animals, ranging from non-endangered animals such as camel and crocodile to some endangered species like rhinoceros, tiger, elephant, and exotic birds. This will be great chance for you to have an open discussion about the importance of keeping their habitats untouched. 

3. The Monument of West Java’s People Struggle – 5 minutes drive


Bandung, 1995. The Monument of West Java’s People Struggle was officially opened for public after by Governor Raden Nana Nuriana. Ever since its inauguration, this historical site has become one of the most famous tourist attractions in Bandung. Located five minutes away from House Sangkuriang Bandung, this monument represents the struggle of West Java’s residents upon maintaining the independence of the city they hold dearly, Bandung. This monument also serves as a symbol of how Indonesians fought for their lives to repel the invaders from West Java. Not only that, visitors can also find a historical exhibition where some dioramas are being displayed. For those of you who might take cultural exploration or street photography as a hobby, this is the perfect place for you to start your amazing weekend getaway.

4. Bandung Geological Museum


Did you know that Bandung Geological Museum is considered as one of the most famous national heritage building in the city? This can be traced back to 1850, when the Dutch colony had decided to establish an organization called Dienst van het Mijnwezen in order to conduct some research about geological materials in Indonesia. Once this organization was officially established, they started to collect minerals, fossils, maps, and other significant items that might be important for further studies. In 1928, the colony built a laboratory to preserve those items – thus Bandung Geological Museum was born. Located 10 minutes from House Sangkuriang Bandung, this museum will be a perfect place to visit, especially for history buffs. Because not only you can learn more about the existence of pre-historic creatures, but you can also take some cool photos alongside their fossils.
5. Cihampelas Walk


Last but certainly not least is one of the most well-known shopping center in Bandung. Located 15 minutes away from House Sangkuriang, Cihampelas Walk is a fun playground for those who are looking for a cosy one-stop shopping destination on their trip. Built in 2004, this mall has everything for every member of the families – clothing store, restaurants, snack tenants, and many more. Another thing that makes Cihampelas Walk unique is its main concept. As we mentioned before, this mall has a cozy feeling to it and it is mainly because Ciwalk is surrounded by gorgeous garden and tall trees – thus making it appear more unique than any other regular malls.
So, what are you waiting for? Spend your weekend with friends and family at House Sangkuriang Bandung and you’ll get to experience the best getaway of your lives. Visit our website and book your stay now!
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