Bandung Geological Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Jl. Diponegoro No.57, Cihaur Geulis, Kec. Cibeunying Kaler, Kota Bandung, Jawa Barat 40122, Indonesia
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About Bandung Geological Museum
The Bandung Geological Museum opened in Bandung, Indonesia in 1928. On December 10, 1871, six meteorites fell in Sindanglaut, West Java, Indonesia. This rare fall of a LL6 chondrite included an 11.5 kg TKW that is held by the Bandung Geological Museum and the Paris Museum of History. The museum has 13 meteorites that fell at various times on in areas of Java.
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Gedung Sate is a public building in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. It was designed according to a neoclassical design incorporating native Indonesian elements by Dutch architect J. Gerber to be the seat of the Dutch East Indies department of State Owned Enterprises; the building was completed in 1920. Today, the building serves as the seat of the governor of the province of West Java, and also a museum.
Kebun Binatang Bandung or Bandung Zoological Gardens is a zoo located in the city of Bandung in West Java, Indonesia. It was created in 1933 when two existing zoos in the city were combined and moved to the current location on Taman Sari street. The new zoo was located in "Jubileum Park", a botanical garden created in 1923 to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands.
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.
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.
Bosscha Observatory is the oldest modern observatory in Indonesia, and one of the oldest in Asia. The observatory is located in Lembang, West Java, approximately 15 kilometers north of Bandung. It is situated on a hilly six hectares of land and is 1,310 m above mean sea level plateau. The IAU observatory code for Bosscha is 299.
A 90-meter high waterfall accessed through zig-zag stairs. The fall is also called Rainbow Falls as the mist rising up from it produces a rainbow.
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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.