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Observatorium Bosscha

Jl. Peneropongan Bintang No.45, Lembang, Kabupaten Bandung Barat, Jawa Barat 40391, Indonesia

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About Observatorium Bosscha

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.


Attractions near Observatorium Bosscha

Curug Cimahi5.2km from Observatorium Bosscha

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.

Tangkuban Perahu7.27km from Observatorium Bosscha

Tangkuban Parahu is a stratovolcano 30 km north of the city of Bandung, the provincial capital of: West Java, Indonesia. It is a popular tourist attraction where tourists hike or ride to the edge of the crater to view the hot water springs and boiling mud up close, and buy eggs cooked on the hot surface.Together with Mount Burangrang and Bukit Tunggul, it is a remnant of the ancient Mount Sunda after the plinian eruption caused the Caldera to collapse.

Bandung Zoological Garden7.39km from Observatorium Bosscha

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.

Bandung Geological Museum8.47km from Observatorium Bosscha

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 Sate8.66km from Observatorium Bosscha

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.

Jalan Braga10.37km from Observatorium Bosscha

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.