Tasikmalaya (Chinese: 打橫; pinyin: Dǎhéng) is a city in West Java province, Indonesia. The city is sometimes dubbed "the City of a Thousand Pesantrens" for its abundance of Islamic boarding schools. Located around 120 kilometres (75 mi) southeast from the provincial capital of Bandung, Tasikmalaya is passed by Indonesian National Route 3. The city is located in the mountainous Preanger region of Java at an elevation of 351 metres (1,151 feet). The population of the city (excluding the Tasikmalaya Regency, which surrounds the city to the west, south and east) was 635,464 according to the 2010 Census, the latest official (as at 2015) is 719,528. Its built-up (or metro) area made of Tasikmalaya City and 14 districts spread on Tasikmalaya and Ciamis regencies was home to 1,339,891 inhabitants as of 2010 census.Wikipedia
A place in Indonesia, Tasikmalaya is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. When planning a trip to Tasikmalaya, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Bandung. Bandung, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Tangkuban Perahu, Kawah Putih, Trans Studio Bandung. Tour packages of Tasikmalaya are of 1 to 2 days duration.