"West Java, a SUNDANESE PARAHYANGAN" West Java Province by meiyergani

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Welcome to Bumi Parahyangan

Bumi Parahyangan is what Indonesian peoples called for the land of West Java Province. It was fascinating land to explore by there are so many beautiful places such as lakes with a Dams, Seas with beaches, and so many mountains with its terraces of rice fields. The western parts of this region is Bogor, a district at the border line of Jakarta. Travelling by train from Jakarta to Bandung is crossing a half parts of West Java Province, on the way to Bandung by ARGO GDE train or by PARAHYANGAN train from Jakarta vise versa is a different experience as we can see a beautiful panorama of green green grass, green paddy field and green scenery of Mountains and Hills along the journey as seen in this picture

BANDUNG, the capital city of West Java

Bandung is the capital city of West Java Province also known as Parijs van Java, located about 180 km east of Jakarta. At the week end or in public or school holidays, Bandung was one of popular tourist destination, primarily for Indonesian peoples who lives in Jakarta and its surrounding city, they were traveling to Bandung for shopping, enjoy a cool climate of Lembang and mount Tangkuban Perahu and Maribaya mountain resort

Jatiluhur Dam Purwakarta

The western parts of West Java were Bogor, Sukabumi, Cianjur, Bekasi and Purwakarta, while the Eastern parts were Garut, Tasikmalaya, Cirebon, Kuningan, and Ciamis
Bogor is an old City well-known with its Botanical Garden and President Palace, while Purwakarta is a small sub district with its beautiful scenery of Jatiluhur Dam, Sukabumi with its indian ocean at the southern part and Cianjur with its cool climate of Puncak Pass, Cibodas and Safari Park. Cirebon with its Keraton, a Sultan Palace, Tasikmalaya and Ciamis with its a very popular GREEN CANYON and Pangandaran southern ocean beach resorts

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  • In a nutshell:The beautiful scenery of Parahyangan Land
  • Last visit to West Java Province: Mar 2006
  • Intro Updated Sep 23, 2012
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