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Tangkuban Perahu

Mount Tangkuban Perahu is located 30 kilometers north part of Bandung. Tangkuban Parahu has a height of 2.084 meters above the sea. The mountain is one of the attractive tourist destination in West Java. Nature place with cool weather and hot springs on foot of the mountain, row of elongated crater as the main tourist attraction of Tangkuban perahu. Mount Tangkuban Perahu is called because of its shape like an upside-down boat.

The name of Tangkuban Perahu is very closely related with famous legend of Sunda history, namely Sangkuriang. From a distance looks like a boat upside down, it is because Sangkuriang failed to finish the job making a boat overnight to marry Dayang Sumbi. She is none other than her own mother. Because he was very upset unable to complete construction of the boat, the boat finally kicked by Sangkuriang until reversed. The legend made name 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 and it is contrast with the green trees around the volcano. At bottom part of crater can enjoy the beauty of a truly admirable. The natural beauty that makes Tangkuban Perahu becomes one of natural tourist attractions in Bandung.

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 at the rest of eruptions. Some craters are includes: Ratu crater, Upas, Domas, Badak, Baru, Jurian, Demon and Pangguyungan Badak crater. Ratu Crater is the largest crater, followed by Upas crater, which is located next door.