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Taman Lalu Tintas Park, Bandung

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by Gerri S (subscribe)
I'm a travelling mother of one, from the UK but now living in Indonesia. Looking forward to sharing day out ideas with you.
Published July 7th 2019
A park with a twist, at such a low price
While teaching my toddler Indonesian we'd read about this park in one of the books. But little did I know it was a real place. This is why I was delighted when we visited it.

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Also known as The Traffic Park


In our party was a toddler, a five year old and a 12 year old and they all loved it. And between you and me, I love this place too. It simply makes me happy. Taman Lalu Tintas (aka The Traffic Park) is in the centre of Bandung, quite close to the Bandung City Hall Park which I'll be writing about soon.

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Layout of the park


It doesn't have great parking that I could see but most people chose to be dropped off. Mopeds aren't really a problem, it's more if you come by car. The tickets are unbelievably cheap for such a fun day out. You'll find the ticket booth on the right as you enter.

The park's designed to educate children about different modes of transport and road safety. All of the activities come at an extra charge, but keep reading as they're all super cheap. Our family would highly recommend entering and heading left to the bike park.

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The bike area and route is really well thought out


Here, they have a cycle track which has miniature buildings, zebra crossing and working traffic lights. There's even a small petrol station, police station and school. It's very well organised and the children normally get around 10 minutes of cycling.

After that, we normally go for a walk as there's a lovely pathway over a few bridges as we make our way to the train. The train rides slowly around the outskirts of the park. And most recently we also decided to have a go on the carousel which was a little old but they all enjoyed it.

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The train and one of the matted shaded areas


If you don't fancy paying for any extras then that's ok as there are a few park areas like swings and slides. And there are plenty of open spaces just to walk around. There are a few basic places to eat but for us, we took a picnic. You'll find plenty of shaded matted areas and open spaces to enjoy your food.

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Overview of one section of the park


The other attraction we really enjoyed on another visit was the swimming pool. Again, you need to pay the entrance fee to the park and then pay again for the swimming. No shoes are allowed in the pool area and I have to say I found the changing areas cleaner than I expected. By the side of the two pools is a sitting area for when you've finished swimming, having a snack or if you're just watching. The best feature for me was that within both pools the depth is very shallow just under a metre. So the children were able to stand and swim as they chose, giving me extra confidence. There are also rubber rings for free but not many; we weren't able to get any during our stay. In one of the pools, you'll find a really small but adequate waterslide feature. Our little people were more than happy climbing it and choosing which of the 3 slides to take down. It does get busy and as the park is frequented more by local people than tourists you'll find that most ladies wear full clothing to swim.

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The swimming option


I think the only thing we haven't done is hire police officer costumes and gone inside the covered eating area with its arcade style rides. Like I say even if you choose not to spend any money within the park there's plenty of open space, a bridge and play areas to enjoy.

Please let me know about your visit, I really hope you enjoy it as much as we do.
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Why? This large educational park with swimming area makes for a fun and cheap day out in Bandung
When: Closed Friday. Open Monday to Thursday & Saturday 8am to 3pm - Sunday 8am until 4pm - Swimming opens 9am until 2pm or 3pm on Sunday
Phone: (022) 420 1667
Where: Jl. Belitung No.1, Merdeka, Kec. Sumur Bandung, Kota Bandung, Jawa Barat 40113
Cost: Under 2 years old are free. Per person park ticket & swimming are 6,000 IDR each activity. Train, bikes & carousel are 5,000 IDR each activity (adult must ride with children on carousel for free)
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