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Tangkuban Parahu

Mount Tangkuban Parahu lies in Lembang village, about 30 kilometers north of Bandung and it serves natural charm awesome. Tangkuban Perahu is one of the volcanoes in West Java with 2.084 meters above sea level. The name of Tangkuban Parahu has something to do with the legend of Sangkuriang from Sunda land. To reach mount Tangkuban Parahu will take approximately 30 minutes by road from Bandung.
Mount Tangkuban Parahu, when it viewed from a distance looks like an upturned boat. It is said that because of his supernatural powers, who failed to finish the job of Sangkuriang to make boat during the night to marry Dayang Sumbi is none other than his mother. Because he is so angry he could not complete the manufacture of the boat and finally Sangkuriang kicked the unfinished boat and the boat face down (telungkup in the Sundanese language meaning Tangkuban).
Mount Tangkuban Parahu last erupted in the year of 1910 and there are 9 active craters until now. The eruption, which occurred in 1.5 century caused many craters in mount Tangkuban Parahu. The craters included: Ratu Crater, Domas, Upas, Jurig, Jurian, Pangguyungan Badak, and Siluman crater. Among these craters, Ratu Crater is the largest, then Upas crater is located adjacent to Ratu Crater.
This Mount Tangkuban Parahu is a wonderful place, sunny weather when the ground indentations on the walls of the crater can be seen very clearly, even the bottom of crater can we enjoy its beauty. The state of nature is what makes mount Tangkuban Parahu become one of the essential nature places of West Java, especially in Bandung. Mount Tangkuban Perahu is always packed with the visitor, who wants to witness the beauty of it. The atmosphere of holiday long weekend or a long holiday, which can reach thousands of visitors every day.