"Jatiluhur Dam - Purwakarta" Purwakarta by meiyergani

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welcome to Jatiluhur

I was visited Purwakarta when I was traveling to Bandung, the capital city of West Java, on the way return back home, me and my friends take a good chance to called on to Jatiluhur dam, from CIPULARANG (abreviated from: CIkampek-PUrwakarta-padaLARANG) highway, the driver take to a toll road exit head on to Jatiluhur dam, a popular resort located between Jakarta and Bandung.

Jatiluhur dam is a big water basin at Purwakarta District, where you could enjoy fishing, canoeing, swimming or enjoy a fresh water fish cuisines at one of many restaurants along the shore lines of Jatiluhur

A Town which produceHand made ceramic

The distance from Purwakarta to Jakarta is approximately 95km or 1-hour travel through the toll road. While the distance from Purwakarta to Bandung, the capital city of West Java is approximately 70km.
Kabupaten Purwakarta lies on the central point of the intersection between three strategic main traffic directions, which are Purwakarta-Jakarta, Purwakarta-Bandung, and Purwakarta-Cirebon, which leads to Central Java. Purwakarta also popular with its hand made ceramics potteries, a home industries running by peoples in small scale home industries under the government supervision and guidance

A nice place for week end&Holiday

Jatiluhur resort, located 9 km from Purwakarta town, is well know by its water power plant with lake scenery of 3187 ha. The resort provides us with sufficient recreation resorts, like hotel and bungalow, bar and restaurant, tennis court, billiard, camping area, swimming pool, meeting room, water recreation, playground and any other facilities. Sport and water recreations are like paddle sport, water surfing, boat, water ski, boating etc, the dam also produces irrigation water for 242000 ha rice fields (twice plantation/year), water to drink, fishery, and flood control.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Hydro Power Electric
  • In a nutshell:Water for Irrigation and Electricity
  • Last visit to Purwakarta: Oct 2005
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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