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Not far from Cangkuang Temple and just 1Km north of Garut is the small Lake Bagendit (Situ Bagendi). It is situated in the Kind of tranquil Country side that is so typical of this area.
Local legend has it that in the year 1812 a rich but greedy man by the name of Bagendit traveled here and perished in a terrible storm. One Version of the story say that the mandied in the jungle, was eaten by animal, and thet the lake formed after in incident. Another version has it that Bagendit died when his boat capsized on the lake.