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What to Buy in Bandung Indonesia (Souvenirs and Local Food)

by Dika

If you have time to visit Bandung, would be so grateful if you can visit some of the cheapest places for buy souvenirs here. This City is called Paris Van Java because it has the great shopping areas in Indonesia. There are many beautiful Bandung Attractions

What to Buy in Bandung Indonesia

Here are some of the cheapest places for buy souvenirs in Bandung. If you plan to travel in this area, try to avoid the weekend time. Because in that time, so many people from Jakarta go to there. And of course, the streets become so crowded.

1. Cihampelas

Cihampelas is one of the areas that must be visited, if you go to Bandung. Along Cihampelas street lined with dozens of shops selling a variety things and souvenirs such as jeans until mochi cake. Dozens of these store also have various price range of the merchandise. Therefore, you can choose whether to be expensive or cheap. Here are some reasons that make this place one of the most famous spot.

Cihampelas popularity is caused by may store and boutiques that sell clothing made from jeans with the latest fashion. The quality of jeans are good. This area is known as the center of jeans since the first. You do not have to worry about the price, because the price is priced for goods sold in Cihampelas guaranteed not to make you lost all your money.

If you buy a large quantity of goods, you can also bid on the seller. In addition to the jeans shop, this area is also enlivened by various culinary tours, hotels or inns and shopping centers. Some outlets are even decorated with giant ornaments from several cartoon characters such as spiderman, superman, hulk, and others. You may also visit Joyful Things to Do near Hilton Bandung

2. Cibaduyut

Cibaduyut is an area located in the southern city of Bandung. The area is home leather work center made in Bandung. The most famous product is leather shoes. If you want to visit Cibaduyut, you will find a shaped monument, a typical icon Cibaduyut. As for some very interesting reviews of place souvenirs in Cibaduyut as follows :

In Cibaduyut area, you can shop for women, men, or children shoes.

The quality is undoubtedly, as good as famous brands like Nike, Adidas, or Reebok

Shoes prices also do not make you spent much money because it is purchased directly from the craftsmen. Shoes’ model also diverse and unique. You can design your own shoes that suits with your taste. This shoes also bought by other seller from Sumatera or Kalimantan too.

There is one thing you need to prepare before you head to this area. You must prepare your mental to bid on the shoes. If not, you may get the expensive price of it. There is also a leather bag. In cibaduyut there is a famous bag center that provides a variety of bags, ranging from school bags to modern casual handbags. You may also visit and enjoy Things to Do in Dago Bandung

3. Pasar Baru Trade Center

Pasar Baru Trade Center or commonly called Pasar Baru is the largest wholesale center in Bandung. This market provides fashion goods with various models and prices sold on a wholesale basis.

The buyers not only come from Indonesia but also from abroad such as Malaysia or Brunei Darussalam. Buyers usually buy large quantities for resale. Fashion item that are usually sold in this market are :

  • Muslim fashion
  • Party dress
  • Casual dress
  • Jeans
  • Shoes
  • Textiles
  • Bag
  • Cosmetics
  • Batik
  • Accessories
  • Baby gear
  • School uniforms
  • Hajj supplies
  • Bed linen and bed cover

This market location is very strategic because it is located in downtown Bandung. This market is precisely located at Jalan Otto Iskandar Dinata 70 Bandung. Access to this market is very easy. You can take public transportation such as bus from Leuwipanjang terminal or public transportation Kebon Kalapa department but go down next to ITC. Next ride another blue transport Sukajadi and down at the aroma coffee factory.

You can walk to Pasar Baru. New market buliding is huge and majestic. There are 8 floors that sell a variety of fashion products with parking in the basement and the top floor. From the 8th floor, you can also see the beautiful city of Bandung. You may also visit and enjoy Things to Do in Ciwidey Bandung

4. Gasibu

Gasibu Market is located in front of the Monumen Perjuangan Rakyat, West Java. To the south of Pasar Gasibu is Gasibu Field, to the south again, there is Gedung Sate which is a landmark of Bandung City. This market is the same as a surprise market or an impromptu market in general. Gasibu is only open on Sundays.

There are various items sold in this market. From clothing to food. Bandung residents or tourists often invade this area because the price of various goods are cheap.

Examples of items sold in the Gasibu market are :

  • Accessories
  • Eyeglasses
  • Purse
  • Hat
  • Bag
  • Shoes
  • Wristwatch
  • Mobile casing
  • Clothes
  • Book
  • Children’s toy
  • Food
  • Drinks

The Gasibu market start operating from 6 am to 12 noon. There are also some traders who still sell until 3 pm. In addition, around the Gasibu market there is also a children’s play such as bathing the ball and a mini carousel.

5. Brownies Amanda

What to buy in Bandung Indonesia? This brownies has been famous since a dozen years ago. Because of the famous Brownies Amanda has opened branches in various major cities in Indonesia such as Surabaya, Yogyakarta, and Jakarta.

Brownies Amanda are steamed brownies with various flavors such as pandan, strawberry, cheese cream, blueberries, and almonds. But the visitor’s favorite is usually the original flavor. Brownies Amanda are sold from Rp 29.000 up to Rp 55.000.

Brownies Amanda last long enough. Original taste can last up to 4 days. As the brownies with additional topping can last for 3 days. Brownies Amanda is suitable to serve at a meeting, arisan, birthday, or family snack. You may also visit and enjoy Romantic Cafe in Bandung

These are the location :

  • Jalan Rancaboleng No. 29 Margahayu Raya
  • Ruko Paskal Hyper Square A-23 Jalan Pasirkaliki No. 27 – 29
  • Jalan Purwakarta No. D-44 Antapani
  • Jalan Lengkong Besar No. 101 B

6. Kartika Sari Bakery 

If brownies id provided by Brownies Amanda, this typical Bandung snacks are provided by Kartika Sari. The visitor’s favorite snack at Kartika Sari is Pisang Bollen. Pisang Bollen become special souvenir of Bandung since 1970. Pisang Bollen is a banana wrapped pastry and then cooked. Kartika Sari provides a variety of flavors such as :

  • Original
  • Chocolate
  • Green beans
  • Durian
  • Cheese

In addition, Kartika Sari also provides baked brownies or steamed brownies, pastel, risoles, croquettes and bagelen. Kartika Sari outlets spread in several locations in Bandung such as Kopo, Cimahi, Jakeju, Antapani, Buah Batu, and many more. 

More Shopping Destinations in Bandung Indonesia

Those are some shopping places in Bandung. In addition, you also find out about this following places :

  • Jumat PUSDAI market
  • Lembang market
  • Brownies Amanda Factory
  • Factory outlet Dago.
  • Factory outlet Riau.
  • Factory Outlet Setiabudi.
  • Gepuk Ny. Ong Restaurant
  • Picnic Roll Prima Rasa.
  • Surabi Setiabudi Restarurant
  • Aneka Kerajinan Tangan Lembang.
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  • Cigondewah Area
  • Gedebage Area
  • Andir market
  • Parahyangan market
  • Bandung Indah Plaza.
  • Bandung Trade Center.
  • ITC Kebun Kelapa.
  • Gang Tamim.
  • Kota Kembang market
  • King’s Shopping Center.MD Plaza.
  • Rajut Jalan Binong Center.
  • Kaos Suci (Skoci) center.
  • Gang Nata shopping center.
  • Pasar Minggon Punclut.
  • Buku Palasari market.
  • Jatayu market.
  • Sosis house.
  • Batagor Kingsley, Pasar Kosambi.
  • Iteung Bandung store
  • Aneka Rasa store.
  • Odjolali Oleh-Oleh Souvenir store.
  • Nituty Cookies.
  • Kue Soes Merdeka store.
  • Tahu Tauhid Lembang store.
  • Batargor Riri cafe.

What to buy in Bandung Indonesia? Now, you can try many thing in Bandung, there are culinary tourism, beautiful places, and traditional spots. We sure, you will love Bandung as much as you love your lovers. Happy Holiday in Indonesia!

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