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Galunggung

Galunggung, Linggawangi, Leuwisari, Tasikmalaya, West Java, Indonesia

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About Galunggung

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.



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Mount Papandayan38.02km from Galunggung

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

Mount Cereme55.59km from Galunggung

Mount Ciremai/Cereme is a dominating symmetrical stratovolcano in West Java, Indonesia. It is located to the southwest of the major town of Cirebon. Mt Ciremai is strikingly visible towards the south from the main west-east corridor (Jakarta-Surabaya) rail link along the north coast of Java. It is the highest point of West Java.

Jalan Braga64.1km from Galunggung

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.

Masjid Raya Bandung64.11km from Galunggung

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.

Bandung Geological Museum64.22km from Galunggung

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.

Gedung Sate64.32km from Galunggung

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.

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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.