Home to Indonesia’s many cloth factories, the city of Bandung provides a large number of factory outlets where Jakarta shoppers often flock to look for the latest trendy apparel at fair prices. Those intending to travel to cold climates will inventory on warm clothes here in Bandung.
You will find factory outlets or distros line in the main Dago avenue (currently called Jalan Ir H Juanda), along Jalan Riau (formerly known as Jalan RE Martadinata), or up to the path to Lembang, in which Jakarta cars regularly jam the parking lots notably over the weekends. ) Jalan Cihampelas is your favorite street to purchase clothes-and by the way, the road is also famed for its many stores selling all kinds of crispy tidbits to bring home to colleagues and relatives. A number of these outlets are housed in beautiful colonial homes, for which Bandung was famous.
In Bandung, you can also find leather goods from the moderately priced to branded products, made here in Bandung. You will get a large number of handbags and shoes in all sizes and shapes. While there are many from town (most famous are”Diaz” and”Elizabeth”), the suburb of Cibaduyut specializes in shoes and leatherware.
Since the introduction of this Cipularang toll road between Jakarta and Bandung, the space between both cities only takes some 2 hours throughout the scenic countryside.
Bandung is relatively small. From one place to another, you can use public transport or taxi. To make it simpler, you can rent a car. That way you will be able to save your energy to shop!
From Jakarta, you can take a short flight to Bandung. For those who are interested in seeing the panorama between Bandung and Jakarta might find riding, or you can rent a vehicle to visit the city. It only takes two or three hours to drive through. The roads of Dago are easy to find. In Bandung’s train station or airport, you can book a taxi ride to Dago. Most cabs use flat rates.