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Mount Papandayan

Mt Papandayan, Karamat Wangi, Cisurupan, Garut Regency, West Java, Indonesia

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About Mount Papandayan

Mount Papandayan is a complex stratovolcano, located in Garut Regency, to the southeast of the city of Bandung in West Java, Indonesia. It is about 15 km to the southwest of the town of Garut. At the summit, there are four large craters that contain active fumarole fields. An eruption truncated the volcano into a broad shape with two peaks and a flat area 1.1 km wide with Alun-Alun crater in the middle, making the mountain appear as a twin volcano; one of the peaks is called Papandayan and the o



Attractions near Mount Papandayan

Galunggung38.02km from Mount Papandayan

Mount Galunggung is an active stratovolcano in West Java, Indonesia, around 80 km  southeast of the West Java provincial capital, Bandung to the east of the West Java town of Tasikmalaya). Mount Galunggung is part of the Sunda Arc extending through Sumatra, Java and Bali, which has resulted from the subduction of the Australian plate beneath the Eurasian plate. Galunggung had its first historical eruption in 1500 that produced pyroclastic flows and lahars that killed 4,011 people.

White Crater40.08km from Mount Papandayan

Kawah Putih is a striking crater lake and tourist spot in a volcanic crater about 50 km south of Bandung in West Java in Indonesia. It is one of the two craters which make up Mount Patuha, an andesitic stratovolcano. Mount Patuha is one of numerous volcanoes in Java.

Mount Patuha40.55km from Mount Papandayan

Mount Patuha is a twin stratovolcano about 50 km to the southwest of Bandung in West Java, Indonesia. It is located in the Bandung District of West Java. It is one of the numerous volcanoes in this area; others in the region include Mt Malabar, Mt Wayang, and Mount Papandayan. The summit of Mt Patuha contains two volcanic craters 600 m apart. it is also one of the best trekking area in West java.

Patenggang Lake44.55km from Mount Papandayan

Patenggang Lake is a lake located in the area of natural tourist attractions in the southern Bandung city, West Java, Indonesia, to be exact it is in Ciwidey village. Located at an altitude of 1600 meters above sea level, this lake has a very exotic landscape. The lake is spread over an area ofabout 45,000 hectares and the surrounding nature reserve has an area of about 123,077.15 hectares.

Masjid Raya Bandung46.31km from Mount Papandayan

The Grand Mosque of Bandung, previously known as the Great Mosque of Bandung, is a mosque in Bandung, the provincial capital of West Java, Indonesia. The mosque received the status of provincial mosque of West Java Province in 2004. It is located on the east side of the alun-alun of Bandung.

Jalan Braga46.65km from Mount Papandayan

Braga Street is a street in the center of Bandung, Indonesia, famous in 1920s colonial Indonesia as a promenade street. A European ambiance of chic cafes, boutiques, and restaurants along the street propelled Bandung to attain the Dutch nickname Parijs van Java. It is one of the busiest streets in the West java.

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West Java was one of the early eight provinces of Indonesia formed following the country's independence proclamation. It is the most populous province of Indonesia with a population of 49,316,712 as of mid 2019.