Tangkuban Perahu

Tangkuban Perahu, Bandung

Tangkuban Perahu Mountain is one of the most famous natural attractions in the Cikole area, Lembang District, West Bandung Regency. If we talk about Tangkuban Perahu Mountain it certainly will not be separated from the legendary story in the community, namely the legend of Sangkuriang. According to local folklore the name Tangkuban Perahu is related to the legend of Sangkuriang, which is told to fall in love with his mother, Dayang Sumbi. Tourist Attractions To thwart her son's intention to marry her, Dayang Sumbi proposed conditions, one of which Sangkuriang had to make a boat overnight.

When he realized that his efforts to meet the conditions failed, Sangkuriang was angry and kicked the boat, so it landed upside down. This boat later formed Mount Tangkuban Parahu. The mountain which has an altitude of + 2,048 meters above sea level is an active volcano and is still very active. And the last recorded active again around 2015.

 

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