Tangkuban Perahu Mountain and the Legend

Tangkuban Perahu MountainTangkuban Perahu Mountain is very beautiful and cool place which become one of the tourist destination in Indonesia.

Tangkuban Perahu Mountain is one of the active volcano and also it has a great legend for the story behind which reflects about the culture of Indonesia. Actually, this mountain is located in the area of West Java and it means that when you calculate from the north of Bandung city, you can say that to go there you need to go around 20 km.

If you visit Indonesia, then one point that needs to be done by you is about visiting this Tangkuban Perahu Mountain to find out the beauty of the scene from this location that is about the condition of the mountain.  Well, the first view that you can get is about the crater which named Queen’s crater that you can find in the peak of the mountain itself which can make you see the amazing scene there which is so natural, but that is amazing. The crater of the mountain itself is the bigger crater. Many tourists actually visit and add this object as one of their destination during having traveling because they feel so interest with the attractive of the panorama from the crater also the peak itself.

When they want to hike to the peak, some of them also like to ride to the edge of this Tangkuban Perahu Mountain’s crater to watch the water which is hot and it is spring. That is why you’d better to prepare picnic blankets in case the weather is not good. With the unique way, somehow the hot water itself can be the way to boil the eggs. That is why when they want to taste about eggs cooked on its hot surface; they really enjoy eating it.

Tangkuban Perahu Mountain came out with the popular legend about the story.

If you just translate about the name of the Tangkuban Perahu Mountain itself, it has a meaning about upturned boat and in the story, it tells about the love story of Dayang sumbi and also her child who had been already separated since her husband died because of his child. Somehow, they met again and Dayang Sumbi is never getting older, even her face still young and made his child falling in love without understanding that the woman he loved was his mom.  Because he could not fulfill his promise and could not accept that the woman is his mom, he then kicks away his boat to the mountain and that is the story.  Well, this is a good recommendation for you if you just visit Indonesia especially in Bandung, it is better for you to have a picnic or hiking with your family to see the beauty of Tangkuban Perahu Mountain.

Once again I just remind you to bring blanket or jacket  while you enjoy the view of  Tangkuban Perahu Mountain.