There’s nothing more memorable than spending your precious time in Bandung with family and kids. You are able to explore each of the popular areas in the city as Bandung offers an unlimited fun experience. One of the areas is Dago, the hottest one for lifestyle experience, from shopping to hangout like a hipster. But, there are so many things to do there with your family and kids as well. Here is the list!
1. Explore Dago Dream Park
Dago Dreampark with an area of 13 hectares is a natural tourist attraction that presents the natural atmosphere of the mountains with a variety of rides and photo spots, such as Alladin Carpets, Sky Tree, Sky Bike, Up House, Love Seat, and Flying Louge. As well as tours, such as Flying Fox, Kora-Kora, ATV, etc. Since opening in 2016, Dago Dreampark continues to experience rapid development and continues to absorb the tourism market in the city of Bandung, and has become one of the favorite tourist destinations for national and international tourists. With cool air, beautiful nature, and a shady pine forest atmosphere, making Dago Dreampark become one of the most must-visit places when you visit Bandung.
2. Play traditional games at Komunitas Hong
This folk toy community is committed to preserving folk toys and games. This community consists of 150 members from various walks of life, as well as age groups from 6 years to 90 years. There are various activities that you and your child can participate in. Among them, playing folk games in Kampung Bolang, Cibuluh Village, Tanjungsiang District, Subang Regency. Then, visit the Folk Toy Museum or the Collecer Festival, which is a folk toy festival with various traditional ceremonies.
3. Experience Augmented Reality at Kampung Wisata Dago Pojok
This village is one of the tourist destinations that have been inaugurated by the Bandung City Government since 2011. Even though it is located in a small alley, Kampung Wisata Dago Pojok (Dago Pojok Creative Village) presents a variety of educational and artistic tourism for the community. If you visit this village, the first sight to be seen is the line of paintings which are hung on each wall. Every work that is displayed here is the product of local residents, ranging from children to old age. Visitors can also participate if you want to make their own work. Some works are also equipped with augmented reality technology. Every week, the place has routine activities that can be followed, such as puppet show training, Kaudinan Barudak, Jaipongan, Celempungan, and Pencak Silat.
Jl. Dago Pojok No.95, Dago, Bandung
4. Take fun pictures at Upside Down World
Upside Down World is an exciting social brand with eight locations across South East Asia within the first year of operation. Upside Down World was created as a fun social attraction for both locals and tourists. Visitors are invited to enter an amazing house fitted with Upside Down unique furnishings with fascinating themed rooms for a 360-degree photographic journey that turn one’s world in an unbelievable way. Upside Down World has proven to be popular and competitive with its 50,000 followers across all social media platforms, highlighting its strengths both as a social media trendsetter and a must-visit tourist attraction.
5. Feed the bird at Bird Pavilion at Pramestha
This place is an educational tourism bird park in which there are more than 100 species of poultry. Also, various other animals such as fish, rabbits, and turtles. Visitors can interact directly with various types of birds, like taking pictures and feeding. Besides traveling to know various types of birds at the Bird Pavilion, you can also take a culinary tour on Day & Nite. There are various types of culinary specialties of Asia and Indonesia, ranging from light bites to main courses.
Jl. Akaza Utama No.9, Mekarwangi, Lembang, Bandung
P: (+6222) 87791919
6. Take an artsy tour at Wot Batu
Wot Batu is a configuration of energy that occurs from Sunaryo’s spiritual and transcendental journey. In an ±2000 m2 open space with 135 +1 stones which are conceptually and harmoniously planted and laid out in it. Sunaryo withdraws a line of the mountains surrounding Bandung, and from that line, he brought volcanic stones that became a medium of a timeless masterpiece. Every carving, inlays, and fragment was not intended to change the stones, yet to incised a note of a civilization – a legacy from the 21st century for generations to come. Sunaryo created Wot Batu to be a spiritual ‘bridge’: to be the balance between the human soul with the physical manifestations of life, also to be a link to the four elements of nature. In Wot Batu, earth, fire, water, and wind communicate with each other in harmony. Wot Batu brings the ideas of space and time – an awareness of human existence in an infinite dimension of nature.
7. Explore Selasar Sunaryo Art Space
Selasar Sunaryo Art Space (SSAS) is a non-profit space and organization that aims to support the development of practices and studies of visual arts and culture in Indonesia. Founded in 1998 by Sunaryo, SSAS actively organizes activities oriented to public education. With direction & support from the Selasar Sunaryo Foundation, SSAS’s main focus is on organizing contemporary art programs, through exhibitions, discussions, residencies & workshops. As a cultural center, SSAS organizes activities related to other art disciplines such as design, crafts, performance arts, literature, architecture, and so on. In addition to displaying permanent collections, SSAS also holds solo or joint exhibitions that showcase the works of young and senior artists, from Indonesia and abroad.
All types of activities at SSAS — including children’s programs, music concerts, theater performances, film screenings, literature readings, lectures, and various other activities — are designed based on the direction of the Curatorial Advisory Council consisting of academics, critics and arts practitioners. SSAS is also active in the international contemporary art network through cooperation with various institutions abroad.
Jl. Bukit Pakar Timur No.100, Ciburial, Bandung
P: (+6222) 2507939
8. Shopping at Dago’s Factory Outlets
More than just regular shopping, factory outlets in Dago also offers a wide selection of kids collection. As well as area or exciting features that your kids can spend their time or have fun there. The factory outlets are located in Jl. Ir. H. Juanda area.
9. Take a forest walk at Babakan Siliwangi
Babakan Siliwangi is a 3.8 Hectare urban forest in Bandung. It is part of the green belt of Bandung and is a recreation place for the locals there. On 27 September 2011, the United Nations certified Babakan Siliwangi as a world urban forest.
Bandung Institute of Technology
Jl. Tamansari No.73, Lb. Siliwangi, Bandung
P: (+6222) 2501394