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Kawah Putih

Ciwidey, Indonesia
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Ranked #2 of 108 Attractions in West Java
Type: Bodies of Water, Cultural
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Type: Bodies of Water, Cultural
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Pekanbaru, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Not so many crater lakes in the world we can come up to. It is a special experience if you have a chance to enjoy specific atmosphere of a crater lake named Kawah Putih and its surrounding in Ciwidey, about 47 kilometers southern of Bandung, Indonesia. You can come very close to the water line of the crater and event... More 

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I been to Kawah Putih 2 weeks ago and it a very beautiful crater of volcano. Moreless same like kawah ijen but kawah putih no need spent time for trekking. The trafict rules was good.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Even it took such a long time to get there from Bandung but the scenery paid it off. I thought that the place had lower temperatures but even I wore shorts I barely felt cold. I advise, if you want to take picture, do it around in one hour regarding to the fact that the place contains sulphuric which can... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Its an interesting place to visit. The place surrounded with white rocks and kind of foggy, it is really cold but the water feels warm.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Travelled about 2 hours plus just to visit this place. It is only worth it if you explore the other places of interest within the area. Kawah Putih itself is pretty cool. Great place to take an apocalyptic style photo.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The journey itself took about 2.5 - 3 hours from Bandung city (which may take longer with the traffic jams) unless your driver knows how to take the small roads to avoid the jams. When you reach the entrance (near the ticket counter), there will be lots of people selling strawberries and souvenirs. Also best to do your business at... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This crater lake is certainly worth a visit if you visit Bandung. The cooler climate and the misty appearance make it a unique sight compared to other places in West Java.

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The journey to this place takes about 2.5 hour by car from the Bandung city, but it's definitely worth it. The lake is in the colour of turquoise and the view is stunning! The smell of sulphur was bearable for me and my friends, so none of us bought the masks sold there. The entrance ticket was about IDR 50k... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I am glad we chose this visit besides the tangkuban perahu which had a fare hike for tourist. this place takes you about 3 hours away from the city of bandung. due the poor road system it was a boring and tiring journey but all worth it. upon reaching the shuttle bus station which takes you up to the crater,which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

A breathtaking view of a sleeping volcano with a greenish lake. The cool air with those fog on the lake surface will make you capturing thousands of photo. LOL! But remember to check the weather report before depart, where else you might face heavy rain when you reach there. Visit the floating market when you left for hotel!

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