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Bosscha Observatory

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Address: Jl. Teropong Bintang, Lembang 40391, Indonesia
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Watching the stars

Well as i am not really interested in seeing sky objects this place is boring. But many of my friends found it cool because you can actually use diff kind of telescope to observe... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 December 2016
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Brought kids visiting observatorium and they like a lot. Such an experienced for young ones. Better check their availability since they are open several months of the year. From 7am Up to 1pm only. There are option of evening visit but has to book in advance. Happy science fun!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Well as i am not really interested in seeing sky objects this place is boring. But many of my friends found it cool because you can actually use diff kind of telescope to observe the sky. But make sure u did a reservation or check their website. Bcs you can only see it clear in certain season.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

New regulations : Personal Visit : only saturday between 10-1pm We are travellers from Bali, with young children. Unfortunately we could go in. Too bad coz they didnt update the web

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Palembang, Indonesia
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Yey, at last i can come to this location (place where i saw it first on Petualangan Sherina). It is easy to reach this place, there is public transport that pass this bosscha gate, but to really really reach this bosscha i think travellers should rent OJEK coz it cheaper. Unfortunately when i came here, the bosscha closed, so i... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Bosscha observatory is located in Lembang, north of Bandung city. It can be visited for public (personal or family or small group) on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., while weekdays are for large group visitors (school or institution). The ticket is IDR15.000,-. Bosscha observatory was named after a Dutch trader who granted his land for this observatory, named... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Exellent Educative Place to visit with children. Knowing about Our Galaxy and Our Near Galaxy on movie. The tells us scientifically, really, comparing about each stars or satellites. It's a really Pride of Bandung. If you planning to come here, better call it's staff before coming, and make reservation. Because on special day, they just receive a reserve guest. Better... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Solar eclipse is one of rare phenomena in the world. on 9th march 2016 indonesia has opportunity to saw solar eclipse. in that time I'm in lembang bandung. so in the morning around 5 am i went to bossha to saw solar eclipse i thought that its not crowded but i wrong its very crowded you must park your car... More 

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Bogor, Indonesia
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7 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

not very much facilities provided for tourists, the good side was this place located on mountain hills surrounded by forests so you will have clear air and good scenery

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Tangerang, Indonesia
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

The surrounding is so green and colonial. The architecture itself is so distinctive, very unique and interesting for photography. If you're individuals or family you have to come during weekends to get inside tour, weekdays only for schools or organizations. Don't forget to come by the souvenir shop and get some for your loved ones, friends and they're cheap. However,... More 

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Grimstad, Norway
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

If you have been in another observatory place such as Griffith Observatory, people will realize how little effort has been made to present one of the most oldest and interesting research field--even in the most basic thing such as information summary level. Well, don't compare with the interactive tools and facilities--it is far. The giant telescope and how to open... More 

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