Juanda Forest Park or Dago Pakar. The official name is Taman Hutan Raya ir. H. Juanda. It is a forest park, serves as a water reservoir for the city. There are some interesting parks for children or to have a picnic there. There are also some old World War II caves during the Japanese era. We take a ride by motorcycle to the caves since it was like 3km away... and this is a cool and great experience... We pay Rp30,000 for each bike...
this is the higher ground level area in the north of bandung.
nowadays more and more people building houses and restaurants here because of its beautiful view to bandung from above.
go there at night and find a restaurant to catch the beautiful bandung night view from above
The total area of the Juanda Forest Park is 590 acres. It is a nature conservation area of more than a hundred different species of flora. The Dutch troops built a cave in Pakar jungle when they planned to move their ammunition from Surabaya to Bandung. In order to hide the cave, they covered the cave with trees. The Dutch also constructed a tunnel to channel the water for the power station, PLTA Bengkok. The tunnel in turn came in handy for the Japanese to intern the Dutch. In this cave also as a center of Telecomunication for The Dutch troops
The geyser inside the crater seen from above. When it goes off (approx every 10 minutes) the whole are is filled with mist and you can't even see the bottom of the crater