Ciumbuleuit Peak in Bandung City, Indonesia
There is a special place in Bandung City of Indonesia, which is similar to Yogyakarta’s Bukit Bintang. The name is Ciumbuleuit Peak and it resides in Cidadap Sub-District. As tourists may expect, they can enjoy both sightseeing and eating Sundanese foods on the site. Due to its strategic location, visitors also take advantage of it to enjoy photography and to spend romantic moments with their lover. As for families, the site offers several comfy eating places to enjoy a family recreation. Somehow, the atmosphere is suitable for lessening and relaxing.
The best time to visit Ciumbuleuit Peak is indeed at night when sparkling lights of the nearby city are seen beautifully from there. The site resides about 1000 meters above the sea level, so the atmosphere is quite chilly and the nature views are seen wonderful! Thus, make sure to wear comfy clothes when heading to the location. Aside from sightseeing and enjoying dinner at night, people also come to this place in the morning to conduct exercising and jogging! Thanks to the spacious area. The site resides on an area of about 290 hectares, after all.
Exploring Ciumbuleuit Peak
The most common reason to visit Ciumbuleuit Peak is definitely to enjoy sightseeing. While witnessing such amazing views of Bandung City, tourists can relieve stresses and enjoy the unpolluted air of the mountain. Usually, the site is quite crowded during weekends and Sunday. It is because people want to spend their holiday in such peaceful place and enjoy distinct activities that they cannot do in the city. For instance, it is as simple as exercising in the morning! Have no worries. You won’t feel alone when exercising, as many other visitors also enjoy such activity.
Aside from sightseeing, the next common activity to do in Ciumbuleuit Peak is to eat foods on available eateries. Not only those eating places offer good foods, but they offer amusing views as well. As for the signature dishes, there is red rice with numerous side foods like shrimp, fried chicken, fishes, soybean cake, etc. Do not forget to ask for chili shrimp paste, which offers unique taste and texture! Another unique culinary for tourists to try is fried dog fruit. It has strange taste and odor, but it has become locals’ favorite for decades.
At night, the views become more romantic due to the lights of the Bandung City. At the time, tourists can enjoy distinct culinary options including traditional beverages called Bajigur and Bandrek. As for the foods, tourists can enjoy grilled sticky rice and roasted corn!
- Amazing Art World
- Juanda Forest Park
- Farm House
- Bosscha Observatory
How to Get There
For those coming from Bandung City, their prime destination is Cidadap Sub-District. Later, they may continue the trip and head to Ciumbuleuit by any type of local transportation service. The distance is 11.3 km, so it only takes about 40 minutes to get there. As for the best route, make sure to take Martadinata Street.
Where to Stay
- Grand Arjuna Hotel
- Summer Hills Hotel
- Jayakarta Suit Hotel
- Grand Tjokro Hotel