Bandung attractions

Top Choice Gallery in Bandung

Selasar Sunaryo Art Space

Just outside town in the pretty rural district of Ciburial is this sleek contemporary art gallery. It exhibits both Indonesian and international artists in both an impressive permanent exhibition and monthly changin…
University in Bandung

Bandung Institute of Technology

Opened in 1920, the ITB was the first university open to Indonesians – Sukarno studied here, and it has a reputation for political activism. In 1998, in the lead-up to Suharto’s downfall, up to 100,000 students rall…
Notable Building in Bandung

Villa Isola

Around 7km north of the centre, Villa Isola is a landmark art deco building, a four-storey villa built by a Dutch media baron in the 1930s as a private residence. It's now the University of Education's administrativ…
Museum in Bandung

Museum Konperensi

The Museum Konperensi inside the Gedung Merdeka (Freedom Building) is dedicated to the Asia-Africa conference of 1955, which Bandung hosted and the echoes of which can still be seen in the city's branding today. The…
Square in Bandung


Overlooked by the Grand Mosque, the city's main square is a grassy expanse and a hub of bustling activity at almost anytime.
Notable Building in Bandung

Governor's Residence

One of Bandung's most beautifully restored period buildings, though you can only gaze at it from behind the railings.