Lembang Floating Market
Located in north Bandung, precisely in the Lembang area, this floating market provides the means to play a wide range of water and of course culinary appetite. A little glimpse on the background is the Situ Umar lake initially used for fishing only, but over time evolved into a floating market known as the "Lembang Floating Market".
All the facilities at the Lembang Floating Market can be explored from 8:00 to 21:00 pm during the weekends only. On weekdays visitors can visit and enjoy the lake’s views only. The site is well suited for family holidays, for in addition to enjoying dellicious foods on boat, visitors especially children can also feed animals such as rabbits and geese, and pick strawberries directly from the trees, with a great village scenery on the background. The price of admission is of merely Rp. 10000 (less than US$ 1).
To enjoy other facilities in floating market Bandung, visitors can buy coins, at a very affordable price, for each of the facility. The exquisite Sundanese culinary feast served in a distinctive and attractive presentation, to be enjoyed on the boats on the lake with the beautiful scenery will make the experience unique and different than other places of interest in Bandung. Around the lake there are "joglo" style Sundanese houses functioned as restaurants.
Another spectacle visitors can enjoy is a ride on a big bus modified into a boat shape. The boat-shaped bus can deliver visitors to some interesting sites around Lembang, to allow the visitors to shop typical delicacies and souvenirs, such as milk-based tofu or those at factory outlets nearby. For those staying at the Sheraton Bandung Hotel & Towers, the floating market is quite easily reached, at a distance of approximately 45 minutes drive. After satisfied and have fun with full stomach, resting will be a delight at the Sheraton Bandung Hotel & Towers.