Since it was first opened for public in 2012, floating market in Lembang has become one of the most visited tourist destinations in northern Bandung. Located right in the city of Lembang, this place can be reached within 15 minutes of driving from Tangkuban Perahu volcano and almost 1-hour drive from downtown Bandung. Now let’s see what attractions does this floating market have that has made it such a popular tourist destination!
Floating Market Attractions
There are so many things we can do at floating market in Lembang. If you love local cuisine, then it is the place. If you love shopping, then you should come here, too. If you want your kids to enjoy themselves, then you should bring them here, too. Below are a few things you can do at floating market:
Try Local Cuisine
Floating Market Lembang is definitely the perfect place to try local culinary. Here you can find lots of people selling a wide variety of street food and drinks that are usually found at downtown Bandung at affordable price. However we can’t use cash money if we want to buy food inside. Instead we need to change our money with local tokens such as Rp 5,000, Rp 10,000, Rp 20,000 and so on. If you’re looking for snacks, then you should also come here to get the most popular snacks within the area.
Floating Market is also the perfect place to find batik clothing and fabric from Bali, including the Balinese styled accessories. For those who love painting, here you can also find many paintings in many different sizes sold here.
Your kids would love to come to Floating Market as you can rent a toy car or bike for them to go around the area. Or, you can also let them feed the fish and geese at a pond. Still not enough? Why not bring them to rabbit farm and let them play with all the rabbits inside? Other activities that you r kids can try is the riding the mini train or trying the mini flying fox or fishing.
Other than playing with the animals, your kids can also join the t-shirt and clay pot painting and let them make their own beautifully self-painted t-shirts and clay pot.
After you are done with your culinary adventure, you can also try canoeing or riding a sampan or paddling a boat in the lake while feeling the cool breeze of Bandung high land.
Taking Lots of Pictures
Floating Market has become one of the most favorite photography objects among the travelers. Thanks to its beautiful natural surroundings. You can take nice pictures at the rice field or by the lake or within the rabbit farm.
Floating Market in Lembang is open every day, from 9 am to 7 pm. But the best time to come here would be on weekdays to avoid the crowd.
So if you happen to go to the volcano in Bandung or you’re looking a nice place in Bandung where you can totally relax and feel the cooling breeze while spoiling your kids at the same time, then you should come to Floating Market Lembang.
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