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Bogor and Sukabumi are indeed close neighbors. It’s no wonder, most out of Bogor citizens love escaping to Sukabumi during the fun weekend. Although the gem is packed with some Jakarta’s vacationers, it remains tranquil and peaceful. Sukabumi is such a perfect retreat filled with calm and comfortable atmosphere as well as Bogor. There are plenty of captivating nature attractions such as the stretch of sandy beaches, unlike anywhere else, you need to consider.
Whenever you head to Sukabumi from Bogor, the greatest way to enjoy your journey is traveling by train. Taking a mere two-hour trip, you will find it so affordable; the fare ranges from 20,000 IDR to 50,000 IDR per person.
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The station, often called Buitenzorg during the colonial days, has been built since 1881.It uniquely has a typical European architecture, boasting the classical Greek design with the touch of Dutch Empire’s neoclassical scene – it has magnetized visitors to come and take a picture. Bogor Station is situated on Jalan Mayor Oking, JalanPaledang Blok Sekolah Dalem No. 4, Paledang, Bogor Tengah, Kota Bogor, Jawa Barat 16122. The bustling place is crammed with the round-trip commuter trains from Bogor to Jakarta. If you are about to hit Sukabumi, you must take the Pangrango train serving Bogor – Sukabumi route. To reach the depot, you are recommended to go either by local public transport or by bus taking a route from Baranangsiang and Bulak.
Sukabumi Station is located ono Jalan Stasiun Barat No. 2, Gunungparang, Cikole, Sukabumi, Jawa Barat 43141 in the southern region of Operational Zone I, Jakarta. The easiest way to reach the place is by local public transport. It’s strategically located, close to shopping malls such as Ramayana and Sukabumi Shopping Center. Sukabumi Station, officially operated in 1982, is one of the oldest railways stops in Indonesia. Despite accommodating up to 5 tracks in the past, the busy place for railroad cars only serves three active platforms – two are for the inter-city trains, and one is to keep all cars and coaches. Dating back to Dutch period, it became a magnetic spot to attract European people to dwell in Sukabumi.
Sukabumi is a wonderful place to soothe and refresh your mind. Within a short distance from Bogor and Jakarta, the enticing pearl keeps offering the exquisiteness of nature including the exotic beaches and waterfalls you cannot enjoy in the neighboring cities.
Sukabumi is nothing yet a beach paradise set beautifully in West Java. The sprawling sandy beaches in Ujung Genteng and Pelabuhan Ratu offer the cool breeze and fascination. If you seek a calmer ambiance, be sure to move to the quiet Cikembang beach, situated in PasirBaru, Cisolok, Sukabumi, Jawa Barat 43366. Additionally, do not miss trying the delicious seafood and local beverage from Kampung Nelayan Cikembang to make your sojourn more awesome.
For those who love discovering lush nature, Sukabumi is where you can savor an incredible view of waterfalls (the locals usually call them “curug”). There are at least ten most well-known waterfalls you can find in Sukabumi. Each has its appeal so that visiting it is unfortunate to be missed. Some of the beautiful cascades are the fascinating 40-meter tall Curug Awang nestled within tropical jungle (popularly known as the Sukabumi’s little Niagara fall), the 80-meter tall Curug Luhur with its three breathtaking layers, and not to mention the Curug Cimarinjung adjacent to rice paddy field and Palangpang beach.