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As a big city, Bandung has various kind of amusements. Not only natural tourism, Bandung also provides shopping center and fashion outlets.

Every new fashion trend in Bandung will quickly influence other cities around Indonesia. No wonder if the center of shopping center like malls are thrived in Bandung.

Most of malls are located in downtown area. They’ve been on the top list of tourist destinations.

These are some of the most visited mall in Bandung. Let’s check it out!

1. Trans Studio Mall Bandung

Trans Studio Mall is formerly known as Bandung Supermall. It is located on Gatot Subroto street.

This mall is built on the same area with Trans Studio Bandung, which is the biggest indoor theme park in Indonesia. It also close to Trans Luxury Hotel which is one of the best hotels in Bandung.

You can feel being spoiled if you come to this mall. Because you can shop, play at the theme park, and then stay at the hotel on the same day. This mall will make your kids super happy, especially when holiday coming.

Trans Studio Mall Bandung
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2. Paris Van Java Mall

Paris Van Java Mall is located on the Sukajadi street. For those who like to hang out with friends and relatives, visiting Paris Van Java Mall is a great place to be. Because this mall has outdoor concept featured by various amusements and cafes.

You will find tens of restaurants and cafes in the mall. Because of the number of visitors is A LOT, it causes traffic jams around the mall.

Paris Van Java Mall
Via : Skycrapercity

3. Cihampelas Walk

Cihampelas Walk or Ciwalk is located on Cihampelas street. The concept of the mall is outdoor and very friendly for pedestrians. At the beginning, this mall is only visited as a shopping center.

However, as time goes by, Cihampelas Walk turns into a hangout place by the tourists and the locals. Because it is often used as a hangout place, some Event Organizers and TV stations often hold off-air events at this mall.

Cihampelas Walk Mall
Via : Anekatempatwisata

4. Bandung Indah Plaza

Students prefer to hang out at Bandung Indah Plaza (BIP). Because this mall is located in the middle of the city.

In our humble opinion, BIP is not as good as Ciwalk. But the location is very strategic.

It stands side-by-side with other shopping centers, such as Bandung Elektronik Center (BEC). And BEC is never lack of people who want to buy gadgets, smartphones, or notebooks.

In addition to that, Gramedia as the center of book shop is also located beside BIP.

Bandung Indah Plaza Mall
Via : Skycrapercity

5. Braga City Walk

Braga City Walk is located on the legendary street, Braga. Braga City Walk adapts the concept of mixed-use development. It means the mall consists of a shopping mall, condominium, and hotel.

The thing that makes this mall looks unique is the old historic buildings around the mall. It is so interesting. You can also walk to Braga street and Asia Afrika street where you can find Gedung Merdeka and Alun-Alun.

Braga City Walk
Via : WordPress

6. Istana Plaza

You can shop at Istana Plaza on Pasir Kaliki street. The location is very strategic, near the Pasir Kaliki junction, Husein Sastranegara airport, and Bandung train station.

Istana Plaza is one of the malls that has a complete facility and full of people on the weekend.

The concept of Istana Plaza mall is a family mall, where almost all of the family needs is available here.

Istana Plaza
Via : Bandungview

So guys, you’re not also able to enjoy the epic tourist attractions, you can also enjoy the modern life of Bandung at the mall.

Any mall you wish to visit, just remember about your budget. Don’t buy a lot of things if you don’t have enough money.

Moreover, you can go to the mall in Bandung by renting a car from Dirgantara Car Rental Bandung. The driver will safely drive you to the destinations.

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Bandung souvenir is an inseparable thing when you are visiting Bandung. To a lot Indonesian people, it’s kind of embarrassment if you don’t bring home souvenirs after a holiday.

So in a sense, you will feel guilty if you forget to buy souvenirs. Not only for the uniqueness, Bandung also has various kinds of souvenirs, wether it is food, handcrafts, or other kind of souvenirs.

The following list are the top things to buy in Bandung.

1. The Bag and Shoes of Cibaduyut

If you have been enthusiastic about big brand fashion product, wait until you visit Cibaduyut area. Along the street in Cibaduyut, you’ll find a line of shops which display a lot of local products with great quality.

For those who love shopping, please hold your shopping desire. The best products here to buy are bags and shoes made of leather.

These local products are no less interesting than the international brands we know. Especially for its design that is beautiful and fashionable. Here they also have wallet, belt, sandal, and other leather souvenirs.

Bag and Shoes of Cibaduyut Bandung
Via : Trendwisata

2. The Factory Outlet Clothes

Bandung is very famous for its factory outlets. For tourists, coming to Bandung means refreshing and shopping. After visiting some tourist attractions, you have to make some time to buy clothes at these outlets.

Some of the favorite places are Dago, Cihampelas, and Riau street. You’ll forget your time when shopping a lot of new clothes model designed by Bandung locals.

Don’t forget to bring extra cash, because you are gonna go on a shopping frenzy.

Bandung Factory Outlet Clothes
Via : Citytourindonesia

3. Peuyeum

This fermented cassava is often used as the ingredient of other culinary. Some of the foods made of peuyeum are cake, colenak, es campur, or bollen. However, you can also consume it without having it to be processed first.

Peyeum is mostly sold at souvenir shops, one of them is located on Cihampelas street. There are a lot of shops sell the souvenir of Peyeum Gantung. It is called Gantung because displayed while being hung.

peuyeum bandung
Via : Blogspot

4. Pisang Bolen

You haven’t really been souvenir hunting if you don’t buy Pisang Bolen. This local signature dish is very tasty and makes people addicted.

Kartika Sari is one of the souvenir shops that sells the original Pisang Bolen. Pisang Bolen Kartika Sari has been famous since 1970. The original recipe is kept until now.

It can be said that Kartika Sari is the pioneer of Pisang Bolen in West Java. Pisang Bolen Kartika Sari also has some flavor variants like cheese, chocolate, chocolate cheese, and durian.

pisang bolen bandung
Via : Tokopedia

5. Brownies

Brownies is also a signature souvenir of Bandung which is very famous around the world.

Some of the brownies shops in Bandung are Prima Rasa on the Kemuning street, Amanda on the Juanda street, and Kartika Sari which also on the Juanda street.

Prima Rasa is famous for its roasted brownies, Amanda is famous for its steamed brownies with special topping, and Kartika sari is famous for not only brownies but also other traditional food souvenirs.

brownies bandung
Via : Panduanwisata

6. Gepuk Nyonya Ong

Gepuk Mrs Ong is located on the Dr. Djunjunan street and always full of customers. The taste of the gepuk is very delicious because it is made from the traditional inherited recipe.

Gepuk is a delicacy made of beef, some people called it empal. The texture is a bit weird, like a piece of flimsy-pressed beef and then pierced by a thin wooden stick. The function of that stick probably is to avoid the meat being wrecked while cooking.

gepuk ny ong bandung
Via : Resepsedapku

So now you’re not totally blank when it comes to what to buy in Bandung, right?

Bandung provides a lot of things to be bought as souvenirs for your family and friends. The packaging is even labeled with “Bandung”, so it helps to be some kind of proof that you really went to Bandung.

If you are gonna visit Bandung, do not worry about the transportation to souvenir shops. You can rent a car from Dirgantara Car Rental Bandung. Their driver will happily take you to anywhere in Bandung.

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