DEPOST- The name Situ Patenggang or Situ Patengan is a lake located at the foot of Mount Patuha, Bandung Regency.
Situ Patenggang is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Ciwidey area.
in the area of Situ Patenggang, there is an inscription "stone of love" which is the main attraction.
The stone of love is located on an island in the middle of it, namely Sasuka Island or people often call the Island of Asmara.
This love stone accompanies the legend of Situ Patenggang.
It is said that Situ Patenggang water comes from the Cirengganis River and is a collection of tears from the couple Dewi Rengganis and Ki Santang, whose love cannot be united due to circumstances.
However, they were finally able to meet again on a rock after looking for each other for so long. This stone is later called the stone of love.
Myths also color Situ Patenggang, it is said that for couples who visit the stone, their love will be eternal.
The name Patengan was allegedly taken from the story of the couple in the legend, namely from the word patengan-teangan which in Sundanese means looking for each other.
During the meeting, Dewi Rengganis asked to build a lake and a boat to sail together. Around the stone of Love, it is said that this lake or lake was made.
From there, too, for those who (couples) who stop at Batu Cinta and surround the Island of Asmara, always get eternal love like Ki Santang with Dewi Rengganis./RS