Bandung Stories

Surrounded by lush coffee plantations, Bandung was a social magnet for the colonial elite. In the roaring twenties, artistic freedom and economic prosperity fuelled a building boom of tropical Art Deco hotels, cafés and boutiques along the main boulevard, Jl Braga. The charming hill retreat that was once known as 'the Paris of Java' has long evolved into a dense metropolitan area, but if you look carefully, you’ll see traces of its carefree and prosperous past.

A 1920's Art Deco Heritage Walk Through Bandung: 'Paris of the East'
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