Tangkuban Perahu mountain located in the province of West Java, Indonesia. About 30 km to the north of Bandung, located at an altitude of 2084 m above sea level. This mountain became one of the interesting tourist destinations in West Java. With pine trees and a stretch of tea gardens in the vicinity. When viewed from a distance the mountain looks like a boat face down, maybe this is what makes the mountain is called Tangkuban Perahu. A large crater and smoke a charm for tourists who see it.
Mount Tangkuban Parahu very popular with the legend Sangkuriang. narrated in love with his mother, Dayang Sumbi. To thwart the intention of marrying her son, Dayang Sumbi filed Sangkuriang create conditions so that the boat overnight. When his efforts failed, Sangkuriang angry and kicked the boat, so it landed upside down in a state. The boat is then formed Mount Tangkuban Parahu. so concise story.
The view from Mount Tangkuban Perahu is beautifully stunning, Even When the weather is sunny, Curve soil on the crater wall are visible, contrasting with the green around the mountain.
If you are visiting Bandung, Take your time to visit Tangkuban boat. a cold air, beautiful scenery. Visiting Tangkuban Perahu means that you have been to place a complete tour. Starting from the gift shop, cafe and information center (TIC), souvenir stalls, homestay, camping ground, parking area, there is a riding area here.