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  • The beach!
    The beach!
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  • Green tree snake in the dining area of Yulia's
    Green tree snake in the dining area of...
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  • Golf driving range, Lampu'uk, Aceh
    Golf driving range, Lampu'uk, Aceh
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Aceh Special Region Favorites

  • Aceh Cultural melting pot

    According to the people, ACEH is a hidden abbreviation of A= ARABIC by arabic peoples first attend this region to teach Islam. C=Chinese, not too long, after arabic, the chinese migrant also come to this Region, E=Europe, by the first colonialisation, the Portuguese come to Indonesia through aceh for Spices and H=Hindia by the peoples from India,...

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  • How Far is it From the AirPort

    As we go out from Arrival lounge, see an information board in front of the Airport which inform you some destination to a certain spot in Aceh, it was very informative and we can predict how far a place from Banda Aceh city Center It was written on the board: Banda Aceh Masjid Baiturrahman 15 KM, Kherkoff 15 KM, ACEH MUSEUM (Museum Negeri Aceh) 15...

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  • Acehnese Wedding

    When you are around town and manage to have local friends, don’t miss invitation to attend the wedding. The wedding is a good way to know more about the local culture. The wedding ceremony depends on which part of Aceh the bride and groom come from. The ceremony of West Aceh ceremony will be different from East Aceh or Great Aceh.Yes, there is a...

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  • Tsunami Blues

    Yes, you can’t escape tsunami topic in this area. There are always people mentions about the day. If you are happen in the beach area, there are always fingers drawing in the air to describe height of the waves on the Boxing Day. You can still see damage and wreck caused by tsunami, there is also VCD sellers contained footage shot in that day. And...

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  • Where to Find Accommodation??

    There are some major hotels well known in Aceh. Hotel Medan, Hotel Sultan and Hotel Cakra Donya are some of them. The location of these hotels are in the centre of the city, where shops are walking distance.But, with many visitors who come to Aceh, accommodation becomes a major issue.For temporary visitors, there are some guest houses spread out in...

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  • Surviving Buildings

    Around Banda Aceh, such as Lhonga, Ulee Lhee, Banda Aceh city and several other affected areas, you will be surprised to see mosques and other holy building such as church and vihara are safe. Yes, damages are everywhere, but those damages are minor ones and the buildings are standing. The mosque in Ulee Lhee, which situated just exactly near the...

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  • Tsunami Related

    Tsunami topic is still a hot topic to discuss for Acehnese. Although I found some people prefer to skip the topic since it is too hurt for them to realize they lost those loved ones. But many other still recall how destructive was the water, the situation post tsunami, mountain of corpses, strange moment, spooky stories, etc. After tsunami,...

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  • Lampu'uk: perfect escape from the city!

    Lampu’uk Beach is also a great alternative if you were planning to stay a couple of nights in Banda Aceh. It's very easy to do trips to town from here. It takes only 30 minutes by minibus from/to the city centre! While the city is hot, crowded and the accommodation expensive, here it’s cool and cheap, while the beaches, the views and the...

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  • Lampu'uk: stunning beaches to chill out!

    Not far from Banda Aceh, on the Indian Ocean East Coast, is the village of Lampu'uk, which has kilometres of wide, beautiful and mostly deserted beaches nearby, surrounded by wild limestone rock formations and lush hills covered with exotic vegetation. On this part of the East Coast, swimming carelessly can be dangerous and there’s no diving or...

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  • Pulau Weh: Iboih Beach

    The most popular beach area is Iboih Beach, where locals and travellers are very mellow – as it should be on a tropical island-. Other beach area’s on the island are very quiet- depending on you downright boring or paradise, and extremely basic. Iboih Beach itself is rather small and the diving is, in my opinion, a little overrated since there’s a...

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  • Pulau Weh: diving, snorkeling and...

    Pulau Weh is a small island in the Indian Ocean at the most Western point of Indonesia, that attracts mostly underwater sports lovers and a certain type of backpackers.Pulau Weh is more liberal than the mainland, so buying a beer is no problem here! Actually that seems important part of the main life here: diving, snorkelling, hammock, drink a...

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