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“Scheming touts ruin the beauty of this place” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Tangkuban Perahu

Tangkuban Perahu
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US$152.50*
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Private Full-Day Bandung Tour from Jakarta
Ranked #1 of 13 things to do in Lembang
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“Scheming touts ruin the beauty of this place”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Gorgeous spot, no doubt, with picturesque scenes and great photo ops. However, the entrance ticket is terribly expensive for foreigners. The touts here, disguised as kind local guides, are ruthless and use emotional blackmail and play on your sympathy to make a quick buck. They are persistent and sell cheap souvenirs at exorbitant ripoff prices. Despite prior warning about falling victim to scams, two of us paid IDR600,000 for 20 cheap keychains. You will be much better off visiting other attractions and volcanoes that are much cheaper.

Visited January 2017
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Volcano in Bandung”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

A day trip here....
Nice view from the top of the volcano....
Lots of things sold here.....
Must go if in Bandung...

Visited December 2016
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“Top attraction listed !!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Tangkuban Perahu are known best for the scenic views that surrounds the crater. It is also one of the famous attraction for pre-wedding photoshoots.

Visited December 2016
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Bali, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Worth a visit in quite season”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I've always love mountain and that's why I love Tangkuban Perahu but my visit was unfortunately was during a holiday season thus the place is packed with tourist. Such a shame that a beautiful place like this is full of trash and street seller which makes it messy and hard to enjoy. I suggest to just keep walking to the other side of the volcano for a quieter experience. on the way down, you have to stop to another side of the volcano (a lower side, the name is Kawah something I can't remember) on this side, you will need to hire a guide (available at the front gate) because you will be walking for about 30 minutes into the forest, it was a pleasant stroll, easy terrains but for older visitor, some steps might get slippery. You will reach the volcanic site that offers an amazing view and you can do hot spring therapy and a quick massage with sulphur, this is a must try.

Visited December 2016
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“It is a must thing you do in Bandung”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

It is famous since ages a go
At least you need to go here once
Although not too much to see, but of I go here, I hunt for strawberry or
They sell lots, seller will come to you, just do the bargain
Then I will blend it at hotel (bring your handy juicer)

But I would surely love the way to go there, all the hills with greens
The weather is fresh and cool with sometimes the smell of the sulfur

Visited March 2016
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