Places To See Traditional Arts

Places To See the Above Traditional Arts Performances

Taman Budaya

Taman Budaya is a kind of space for artists to express or perform their arts skills, especially West Java traditional arts. The government of West Java purposely built Taman Budaya to protect and perpetuate traditional and contemporary arts, either from West Java or other places in Indonesia. Many foreign tourists and domestic enjoy traditional art performances in Taman Budaya.

Taman Budaya has also a workshop for tourists to learning more about gamelan, piano, pencak silat (an Indonesian traditional martial art), and so on. Schedules need to be confirmed with Taman Budaya management. An indoor theater here is usually used for indoor art performances and the other art shows.

Location : Jl. Bukit Dago Selatan No. 53 A - click here for location map
Telephone : +62 22 2504912, 2505365
Fax +62 22 2514368
Email [email protected], [email protected]
Website :
Admission charges : free
Operating hours : open only for special occations (it usually starts at 8pm until 10pm)
Facilities : amphitheatre, gallery, toilets, restaurant, souvenir shop, indoor theater building, lobby room, parking area
Nearby facilities : minimarkets, hotels, restaurant
Nearby attractions : Selasar Sunaryo Art Space
How to get there : By angkot: from Jalan Ir. H. Juanda take angkot Kalapa-Dago line and get off right in front of Taman Budaya (fare: Rp. 3,000 for 20 minutes trip)
By taxi: around Rp. 30,000 from city area
Remarks : Taman Budaya usually programs its all-year-around events one year ahead. For instance, you can see Banjidoran performance (a traditional art from Karawang and Subang) and fireworks every the end of the year. Taman Budaya normally looks empty if there is no activities. For schedule of arts performances, please call the phone number above.

Lingkung Seni Daya Sunda

Lingkung Seni Daya Sunda is a place to watch art and cultural performances, which is located in Kebon Binatang Bandung (Taman Sari zoo) area. Lingkung Seni Daya Sunda is established by the West Java Department of Tourism and Culture and aims to develop and preserve Sundanese traditional arts, such as Ketuk Tilu dance, gamelan and Pencak Silat (a martial art that is originated from West Java).

Usually, the traditional art show will be performed by an average of 20 artists. Ketuk Tilu dance is held on every first, second, and third Sunday of the month, while Pencak Silat is held on every fourth Sunday of the month.

Location : Jl. Kebon Binatang No. 6
Telephone : +62 813 94135979
Operating hours : Sunday, 10am-2pm
Admission charges : free (voluntary donation might be expected)
Nearby facilities : hospital, restaurants, factory outlets, ATMs, mini markets
Nearby attractions : ITB, Arena Wisata Andong and Horse Riding
How to get there : it is located in Taman Sari Zoo. By angkot: from Jl. Merdeka, take an angkot that goes to Dago and get off at Jalan Ganesha (fare: Rp. 2,000, about 7 minutes journey) then walk approx. 500 meters along this small street towards the zoo (Institut Teknologi Bandung will be on your right side)
Remarks : this place shows traditional arts performances, such as gamelan, wayang golek, jaipongan and Ketuk Tilu dance by special request, 3 weeks in advance. It is advisable to call Mr. Ahim Sulaiman (official staff) on a phone number above to check for the time schedules.

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