Category: Aceh

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Museum Negeri

Museum Negeri There is a museum in Banda Aceh located near the Governor’s residence. The main building of the Museum is a house built in a traditional style by the Dutch Governor Van Swart...

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Alas River

Alas River   Alas River, 165 km southeast from Takengon, cuts through Mount Leuser National Park. This area is especially popular among the young and adventurous. The sharp bends and many rapids are challenging...

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Japanese And Dutch Fortresses Of World War II

Japanese And Dutch Fortresses of World War II During World War II Weh was fought over for its strategic location at the mouth of Malacca strait. At first Sabang was used as the head...

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Kerkhof

Kerkhof The cemetery here holds the remains of over 2,000 Dutch, Eurasian, Javanese and Ambonese soldiers who died fighting in the Aceh Wars. Kerkhof or Churchyard is a much-visited site especially by Dutch visitors...

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Coastal Caves

Coastal Caves There are several natural caves located along the west coast of Weh adjacent to Iboih Recreational Forest. The caves faced the ocean and are inhibited by various kinds of birds, bats, and...

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Gunongan – Gunongan

Gunongan – Gunongan Gunongan had erected by Sultan Iskandar Muda (1607 – 36) as a private playground and bathing place for this wife Putro Phang (From Malaysia). This whimsical architectural fantasy had access to...

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Takengon

Takengon Takengon is a town located in the central area of Aceh. It is being promoted as a tourist resort since its temperature is about 2O degree C (68F), cool enough for a holiday...

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Syiah Kuala Grave

Syiah Kuala grave Syiah Kuala grave is another pride of Banda Aceh, which is located about 3 km to the east. It stands near the mouth of Krueng Aceh River, about 2 kilometers from...

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Glen Labuhan Guest House (monkey Beach)

Glen Labuhan Guest House (Monkey Beach) Glen Labuhan beach Guest House (Monkey beach) is situated between two jungle covered mountains comprising a sheltered 120 m length of beach, with dense rain forest and lake...

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Cut Nyak Dhien House

Cut Nyak Dhien House The house is a replica of the heroine Cut Nyak Dhien House, from the Aceh War. The colonial forces burned down the house but a replica was built later. This...