Bandung has a lot of famous places to visit but there is one trendy spot you might not want to miss: Dago. This is an area located in the north of Bandung which covers Jalan H. Juanda (Juanda Street) and the surrounding area. Dago offers the combined beauty of Bandung, the green scenery as well as the magical city lights. The lower (southern) Dago area near Jalan Merdeka is one of the most vintage areas of Bandung, with shops, shopping malls, cafes, boutiques, and many restaurants and entertainment centers. The upper (northern) area has many Old Dutch villas and wider boulevards with tall trees lining the streets. Here is our guide for you to enjoy Dago to the fullest!
Things to do
1. Visiting bird park
Bird and Bromelia Pavilion is one of the most popular bird parks in Bandung with over 500 birds adding color and life to the area. The park occupies 5 zones of species with walkways to explore the glory of chirpy birds. A visit to this sanctuary will surely bring a joyous family time. The kids especially would love it here.
Komp. Pramestha Mountain City, Jl. Akaza Utama, Jl. Dago Giri No.9, Lembang, Bandung
9 am – 6 pm (Sat-Sun) | 9 am- 5pm (Mon-Fri)
P: (+6222) 87791919
2. Visiting historical caves at Taman Hutan Raya
It is the green gem in Bandung. Taman Hutan Raya is a forest park with a mystical and historical beauty. It is a good place to start fun exploration with the most sought for activities: explore the Dutch and Japanese caves. These man-made caves are the iconic features of Taman Hutan Raya. This forest park also features waterfalls, outbound activities, and cafeterias under beautiful green trees. Plenty of adventures and monkeys on the trail!
Kompleks Tahura, Jl. Ir. H. Juanda No.99, Ciburial, Cimenyan, Bandung
7 am – 5 pm (Every day)
P: (+6222) 2507891
3. Dago Dreampark
With cool air, beautiful nature and a shady pine forest atmosphere, Dago Dreampark became one of the most visited attractions in Bandung. The Dreampark is a unique and memorable tourist spot, perfect to capture a variety of precious moments and photos. The place is rich in various games and culinary experiences. Dago Dreampark has a dozen of game rides for children & adults. The park includes food court facilities, restaurants, multipurpose spaces (indoor & outdoor), and a very large parking lots. Be ready to take unforgettable selfies!
4. Shopping at factory outlets
Dago offers factory outlets that are based in old converted colonial bungalows. Jalan Juanda Dago is a pleasurable area to shop with an excellent range of well-displayed goods and a particularly good selection of designer clothes. Location of the shopping area: the continuous street (Jl Juanda and Jl Dago) from Simpang Dago to Jalan Merdeka has plenty of outlets. The sideways have been renewed, and it is now a pleasant place to stroll this street. Note that this area is hosting Dago Car Free Day every Sunday morning from 6 am to 10 am. Another great reason to enjoy a walk down this area!
5. Playing Golf
Dago has the ideal weather for golf, a sport that requires spending several hours outdoors.
Mountain View golf course is located inside a prestigious residential complex just 20 minutes from the city center. Views are a key selling point, and fine world-class clubhouse facilities, completed with VIP rooms, massage rooms, Champions bar & restaurant and a well-stocked golf shop adjacent to the lobby entrance. All of this makes it one of the best golf courses in the area.
1917 Heritage Dago Golf Course is a British style parkland golf course with sweeping views. This historical golf course has been renovated recently and the clubhouse has now a gorgeously minimalist design. If competition is your cup of tea, you can also check the schedule for tournaments on their website for the next one. The restaurant offers a prestigious view over the valley.
Where to stay
1. InterContinental Bandung Dago Pakar
Surrounded by Mountain View Golf course, a pleasant place where you and your family can enjoy the cool, green view with fresh air. When it comes to the time for lunch or dinner, the hotel has multiple great options, from fine dining to excellent pastries. There is also the possibility to have dinner in your own room and the menu features a great range of Asian and international dishes, all with intriguing flavors that excite the sense offering the guests to enjoy a great culinary experience within the comfort of their rooms. If you want to find a pleasant natural atmosphere, InterContinental Dago Pakar is your top choice.
Jl. Resor Dago Pakar Raya 2B Resor Dago Pakar, Bandung
P: (+6222) 87806688
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2. Swiss-Belresort Dago Heritage
This luxury hotel is an attraction in itself. If the ubiquitous and breathtaking panoramas don’t impress you (they will), there are also high-end restaurants and cozy guestrooms. The Swiss-Belresort Dago Heritage offers a fantastic range of facilities created to inspire real relaxation amongst holidaymakers after a day discovering the city of Bandung. Also, if you are looking for sophisticated leisure facilities for business guests too, the resort is fully equipped to host large meetings and professional gatherings. The hotel boasts a heated pool, gym, and spa as well as a kids’ play area.
Lapangan Golf Dago Atas No.78, Cigadung, Bandung
P: (+6222) 20459999
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