We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bosscha Observatory

Jl. Teropong Bintang, Lembang 40391, Indonesia
+62 22 2786001
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
A must visit place in Lembang

Bosscha was built in 1923 and since then become the landmark of Lembang. This is the complex of... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2018
firza y
via mobile
Not a place for a picnic. Go, get closer to the stars 💕

Bosscha is a perfect place to learn more about the universe. There are some telescopes that can be... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2017
Deanitha R
via mobile
Read all 94 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“astronomy” (5 reviews)
“multimedia” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Jl. Teropong Bintang, Lembang 40391, Indonesia
CONTACT
Website
+62 22 2786001
Write a ReviewReviews (94)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"giant telescope"
in 3 reviews
"astronomy"
in 5 reviews
"multimedia"
in 4 reviews
"sky"
in 7 reviews
"technology"
in 2 reviews
"universe"
in 2 reviews
"oldest"
in 3 reviews
"observe"
in 3 reviews
"objects"
in 2 reviews
"indonesia"
in 4 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Bosscha was built in 1923 and since then become the landmark of Lembang. This is the complex of outspace observatory consisting of several buildings with different telescopes for several usage. You dont have to pay any ticket at the entrance. There will be 2 main...More

1  Thank firza y
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Bosscha is a perfect place to learn more about the universe. There are some telescopes that can be used to observe things in the sky. I was lucky to have a chance to see how the moon sets in the afternoon and to figure out...More

Thank Deanitha R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 28 September 2017

If you like astronomy and stars, you must come to this place. It has the history of the first observatory in Indonesia from the year 1900. The serenity for the place is refreshing.

Thank MRahardi
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
A TripAdvisor Member
353
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

It was really amazing there. I learn how come they can made technology like that. It is one of the best place to visit in bandung

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 18 July 2017

when you visit Bosscha in the morning or during the day, you can only look and know how the telescope operates and the story behind Bosscha story.

Thank NoMmy D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We just came here without knowing this is not like any other attraction. If you are not in a group then you better come here on weekends. To see the biggest telescope, we need to arrange our permission prior. At least we can sightseeing around...More

Thank Joic S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 31 March 2017

It is the first time to visit and see the giant telescope. Nice view, but we must make a reservation first for night-observation.

Thank Handayani H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The place is dark when you come in the night time, i came here in the night visit so that i can use the telescope to see the moon and stars, it is amazing to see them closer and inside the big place i forgot...More

Thank Eveline S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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...More

Thank firdah2015
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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...More

Thank charina s
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 hotels in Lembang
Hotel Pelangi Lembang
4 reviews
.91 km away
Bukit Vipassana
13 reviews
.98 km away
Grand Hotel Lembang
59 reviews
.99 km away
Takashimaya Hotel
11 reviews
1.01 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Tahu Tauhid
57 reviews
.95 km away
RM. Khas Sunda Lembang Nikmat
18 reviews
1.30 km away
Imah Kopi
31 reviews
1.39 km away
Tahu Sumedang Renyah
9 reviews
1.00 km away
Nearby Attractions
Farmhouse Bandung
896 reviews
1.45 km away
Pertapaan Karmel OCD
124 reviews
1.16 km away
Rainbow Garden
19 reviews
1.03 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Bosscha Observatory staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;