Mount Tangkuban Perahu is located 30 kilometers north of Bandung city. Mount Tangkuban Parahu has a height of 2084 meters above the sea. The mountain is one of the attractive tourist destination in West Java. The state of nature is cool and the hot springs at the foot of the mountain, a row of the elongated craters, the main attraction is mount Tangkuban perahu itself. Mount Tangkuban Perahu is called because of its shape like an upside-down boat.
The name of Tangkuban Perahu is very closely related to the famous legend of the land of Sunda, which Sangkuriang. From a distance looks like a boat upside down, it's because the magic Sangkuriang failed to finish the job making the boat overnight to marry Dayang Sumbi, is none other than her own mother. Because he was very upset not to complete construction of the boat, the boat finally kicked by Sangkuriang until reversed. The legend which made the name of Tangkuban Perahu.
Mount Tangkuban Perahu charm so awesome, especially when the weather is sunny. Heavy foundation soil on the crater walls can be seen clearly, it is contrast with the green trees around the volcano. Bottom of the crater can enjoy the beauty of a truly admirable. The natural beauty that makes Tangkuban Perahu be one of the natural attractions in the province of West Java.
All the way to the Mount Tangkuban Perahu will be served stretch tea gardens and pine trees. Tangkuban Perahu is an active volcano to this day and has many crater eruption that left the rest of the eruptions. Craters include Ratu Crater, Upas, Domas, Badak, Baru, Jurig, Jurian, Demon and Pangguyungan Badak. Ratu Crater is the largest crater, followed by Upas crater which is located next to the Ratu crater.