Clothing's Shopping Spree in Bandung

Dago Factory OutletBandung, also known as Paris van Java, has so many things to offer. From various cuisines to factory outlets and distribution stores (distros), visitors looking for clothes might be overwhelmed with the wide amount of choices. It is said that Bandung is one of the most prominent Meccas for Indonesian people, when it comes to clothes. The streets of Dago (Ir. H. Djuanda, Cipaganti, Riau (R.E.Martadinata), Cihampelas are packed with factory outlets. If you prefer clothes from jeans, choose Cihampelas street. While you're in Bandung, why not visit Cibaduyut street to shop for shoes and bags to brighten your appearance.

Getting There

From Jakarta, you can take a flight to Bandung. Those who are interested in seeing the panorama between Bandung and Jakarta might find riding a train more to their liking. Or you can rent a car to come to this city. It's only takes two or three hours to drive though.

The streets of Dago are easy to locate. From the Bandung's train station or airport, you can book a cab ride to Dago for about Rp25,000. Most cabs use flat rates.

Where to Stay

Plenty of lodgings are available in this city. From youth hostels to five-starred hotels, choose the one that is suitable for you.

Bandung is relatively small, so from one place to another you can use a public transportation or taxi. To make it easier, rent a car. On that way, you can save your energy to shop!

Dining Guide
See Bandung's Dining Guide for details.

Souvenir Tips

Leather shoes, jackets, bags, and goods in Cibaduyut will delight young and old alike. Since Bandung has so many choices of food, why not buy the famous batagor, brownies, molen, and other delicacies for your loved ones

Other Things to See or Do

You can visit the Japanese cave in Dago, amuse yourself in Lembang area, take hot spring water bath in Lembang, visit Tangkuban Prahu also in Lembang, and many more. You can ask the locals or people from travel agents for more information.

Travel Tips

  • Not all stores accept credit cards, so make sure you have sample amount of cash ready.
  • Check and recheck before you purchase an item. Some stores have non refundable policy.
  • Try every item before you buy it, if possible.
  • Drink and eat before you shop. Shopping with an empty stomach is indeed and unpleasant