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.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Jl. Diponogoro no. 22, Bandung 40115, Indonesia

A landmark building that now serves as the governor's office.

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 406 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 42
  • 64
    Very good
  • 42
  • 6
  • 3
Nice place to visit

Great for photo taking. Gasibu field in front of it. Local food and snack seller around. Avoid come in the crowded weekend and rush hour weekday.

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Arizaldi A
Add Photo Write a Review

406 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 157: English reviews
Level Contributor
14 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Great for photo taking. Gasibu field in front of it. Local food and snack seller around. Avoid come in the crowded weekend and rush hour weekday.

Thank Arizaldi A
Bandung, Indonesia
Level Contributor
36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

After the lapangan Gasibu got renovated, it is now clean and organized. Completed with synthetic grass (?) on the run track, it won't get your shoes wet or covered with wet soil when you are running. Best time to work out or play with your children here is on morning when the air is still fresh and on afternoon to... More 

Thank felbland
Level Contributor
18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

this the center of Bandung, good photo spot and very "instagram-able", and near to a street food especially at Sunday morning. must visit place in Bandung

Thank Rangga Suryoputro
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

it's Bandung's iconic place.located near the gasibu.if you have to come here to take pictures,please avoid coming on office hour on workdays.make a visit around 5am-7am to avoid queque near the place,so you could take a perfect picture or a selfie maybe in front of the building

Review collected in partnership with ASUS 6 Stub App Smartphone

Thank Faizal D
Level Contributor
55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Just a government office. Near gasibu sport fields and geology museum. Very crowded at weekend with sporty people and local trader in the street

Thank Dicky T
Pekanbaru, Indonesia
Level Contributor
91 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

There are two sides of impression beeing gained when we visit this beautiful heritage: historic and architectural. Firstly, this colonial building and its park are strongly related to the defence of the nation's independence. At the beginning of the independence, the building was used by Ministry of Public Works who later on defended it from Dutch Colonial when they try... More 

1 Thank BangFei
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 December 2016

it is beautiful architecture with unique roof and windows, well-maintaned garden and there is big three in backyard. Some copuple on occassion use the garden for pre-wedding picture.

Thank Cinnamon I
Jakarta, Indonesia
Level Contributor
44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Must visit to catch a glimpse of history. Nicely maintained building do climb to the top to catch a glimpse of the city.

Thank expatinindo2016
Bandung, Indonesia
Level Contributor
122 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Please come and see Gedung Sate as the icon of Bandung (West Java). This is the place that governor always held the reception for guests who come to Bandung. With unique symbol up on the building, it means that you will find this building so easy. Enjoy your day...

Thank adha_1979
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This majestic Dutch-built legacy showcases Javanese architecture using European execution. The big and beautiful lawns at the perimeter accentuate the imposing centerpiece, which is lighted up at night, adding charm to the still functional building which serves as the seat of power of the West Java Province.

Thank gtartp

Travellers who viewed Gedung Sate also viewed


Been to Gedung Sate? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Gedung Sate and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
over a year ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Gedung Sate staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?