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Mount Patuha, Ciwidey, Indonesia
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All reviews kawah putih sulphur smell face mask bandung city entrance fee be careful bring your own per person beautiful place parking lot nice view long journey car park shuttle bus white water parking area taking pictures
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Short walk down some stairs to the gorgeous ijen crater! Rained a little but that made if even better in a very mystic kind of way!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank minidragonbao
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The crater is supercool -- dead things, acid lake, all white, poisonous fumes, smoke going our from the mountain, yeah. But come on 75k per person and 150k for car where you cannot get without one. Really?

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank shoorkah
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It took about 1,5 hours from bandung city center driving, you probably could rent a car, there's a terminal for "angkot" at the gate of the crater (about 5 km from the crater). Damaged roads to go up to the crater, so you must be...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank christyEfiyanti
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited The White Crater or Batu Putih (local name) last week. It was a breathtaking view with beautiful sceneries surrounding it. You can access all the way until the edge of the crater and you can take lots of instagrammable pictures. The journey from...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank TShahrizam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Departed from Bandung center at 9am, and traffic heading up was bad. But once we've got there, it worth all the time and effort. The place was not overly packed, and the view was magnificent. However, beware for those who have breathing issue as the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank KYW48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stepping into the White Crater is like being propelled onto another planet. Go there early to avoid the crows, and then wander around from groups of visitors, who, inexplicably, tend to gather near the staircase. We turned to the right, walked along the edges of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 11surfinglife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been to Bandung too many times & looking for something different, driver Pak Yusuf recommended us White Crater. It is much more breathtaking compare to Tangkuban Perahu that is too commercialist. Pictures taken by were beautiful, blue and green. The sulfur is quite strong so,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank faddilaha
Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

an interesting sight...but the smell of the sulfur is very strong towards the middle of the crater. admission fee and vehicle admission fee is pretty expensive i would say...long tiring ride to and fro the city.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Grace Y
Reviewed February 7, 2019

The drive up to the entrance booth was OK. But right after paying entrance fees, the road is badly maintained. In most cases, it is probably the other way around. Since they charge, they should at least maintain the roads. They should also maintain the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Penh1
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

One of the hot spots for tourists and locals. The management there should set up a proper place for muslims to take their ablution for prayers. The view of the kawah putih was remarkable.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Athallah | Reviewed this property |
Hello Travellers kawah putih is placed in the south of Bandung and kawah domas,kawah ratu is placed in the north of Bandung Sorry for bad English
July 19, 2017|
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Response from sam_mawie | Reviewed this property |
i'd prefer a local chartered transport. as i went there with the whole family it turs out to be cheaper @ 500k IDR. and the driver will tend to ur need until nite time.
April 1, 2017|
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Response from bibianasiah12 | Reviewed this property |
We took Grab car from Bandung (our hotel) to White Crater. It isn't easy to get a return car back to town (or i would say none except your driver waits for you). We took the Angkutan Kota (yellow-coloured van) down and... More