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 where the remains of more then 2,000 Dutch soldiers lie buried. About 2,200 soldiers were buried in this graveyard including the General Kohler. Their names, where and when they died can seen at the gateway to the Kerkoff.

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