Banda Aceh

6 Locations of Banda Aceh City Tours

Garden Putro Phang

Garden Putroe Phang was built by Sultan Iskandar Muda (1607-1636) or also called Gunongan. Sultan Iskandar Muda Build Garden Putro Phang for Putroe Phang Princess, Princess of Pahang. According to history, the Princess of Pahang always longs to the hometown Malaysia. The Sultan who know the princess is very missing her home town and then sultan decided to build this Garden his called Garden sari, shaped to resemble the hills located in Pahang. Originally the Princess of Pahang Putroe Aceh or Putroe Phang named Princess Kamaliah.

But the people of Aceh called Him Putroe Phang. Princess of Phang not only pretty, but he’s also a smart woman. He is an adviser to her husband in Government. As seen in the slogan which is widely known in the life of society. He also made a law to the protection of children and women. The law is then translated and embodied by the Princess, the Queen of Safiatuddin so in Aceh Besar and Aceh Pidie, legal heirs not just based on Islamic law, but is also influenced by the customary law. For example by parents, the House always inherited in girls. Perhaps this is what led to the emergence of the term “Perumoh” (the homeowner) to his wife in Aceh.

Monument of the Seulawah Air Plane

Seulawah Plane monument, also known as Seulawah Plane Replica Monument RI001 is a monument in the shape of a plane. The aircraft is a replica of the first plane belonging to Indonesia which was purchased with the help of funds from the Acehnese voluntarily and people of Aceh, along with collecting gold and agricultural output, and Spice results – other herbs The monument is located at Blang Padang closely from kerkof grave and Aceh Tsunami Museum, Seulawah Plane monument located at Baiturrahman Subdistricts in downtown Banda Aceh which is situated just 1 km from the canter of the Banda Aceh City. This monument was erected to the memory of the resistance of the Acehnese against Netherlands on military aggression in 1948. T

he aircraft was a DC-3 Dakota has a long wingspan and 19, 66 28,96 meters which are able to fly up to a speed of 345 km/h. In addition to the meritorious in Indonesia’s struggle to grab the sovereignty, this plane is also the forerunner of airlines in Indonesia. at the beginning Indonesia didn’t have the plane for transportation, I as the Acehnese are proud to be part of the people of Aceh having been credited and tandem Indonesia with the help of material and many more. At the time of the last war the Acehnese against the Dutch, the RI 001 is instrumental in transporting weapons, travel President Sukarno in uplifting the youth and help spread the word of the struggle and the sovereignty of Indonesia to various areas in Indonesia and to the United Nations.


Gunongan is a real symbol of the power of real love sultan iskandar muda to her wife is really pretty, dainty, He is Queen Phang “Putroe Phang” comes from Pahang Malaysia. In the story, Putroe Phang often felt alone in the center of the bustle of the husband as the leader of Government. He at all times remembered with her hometown located in Pahang Malaysia. The husband of Sultan Iskandar Muda knows about the nervousness about his Little princess. To reduce the Queen Consort, then he constructed a little mountain / hill of “Gunongan” like miniature rolling mountains that are around the Palace Putroe Phang located in Pahang Malaysia.

Soon after Gunongan done by Sultan, The Princess is Very happy because she seem like live in her hometown Pahang Malaysia. And then his own days to weeks are spent with lots of have fun with dayang-dayang around Gunongan. Gunongan can be found at Teuku Umar Street who’re dealing with the location of the graves of members of the military from the Holland “Kerkoff”. The construction has been erected during the entire reign of Sultan Iskandar Muda (1607-1636) of the Seventeenth century. Gunongan construction is not too big, a heptagonal good condition just like a flower as well as a three-story using the main levels is a crown main standing up-right. Around the wall structure, there’s a lower size front door at all times closed. From within the halls of the door, there is a ladder that leads to the third level Gunongan.

Aceh Museum

State Museum of Aceh is a place not to be missed while visiting Banda Aceh. Located on Alauddin Mahmud Shah street Banda Aceh city, the museum houses a variety of historical heritage of Aceh society trinkets since the prehistoric era. Here we can find many different types of implements, farm equipment, household appliances, traditional weapons and traditional clothing. In the museum, we can also find a wide collection of ancient manuscript, photo documentation of the history and development of the mock-up of the Mosque of Baiturrahman.

The Museum was founded during the reign of the Netherlands East Indies. The inauguration was conducted on July 31, 1915, by the civil and military Governor of Aceh General H.N.A Swart. The Museum is headed by FW Stammeshaus who served as head of the Museum while the office until 1931. At that time, the museum is shaped just a traditional house Aceh (House) whose existence is still retained in the yard area. Buildings made from this wood house-shaped stage with peg construction system that can flexibly tide dismantled. This House was previously performed in the colonial exhibition (De KolonialeTentoonsteling) which takes place in Semarang in the previous year. In the exhibition, most of the collections in the Pavilion of Aceh is a personal collection of Stammeshausplus a wide collection of heirlooms relics of the Sultanate of Aceh.

In this exhibition, the House gained a boon as Annex best with the acquisition of 4 gold medals, 11silver and 3 bronze for various categories. Among the collections of the museum are quite popular this is a Bell that his age had reached 1400 years. Bell is named Bell of Cakra Donya which is a gift from the Emperor of China from the Ming dynasty to the Sultan of Pasai in the 15th century, gifted way muhibah Admiral Muhammad Cheng Ho. Bell brought to Aceh while Sultan Ali Mughayat Syah of Aceh Sultanate conquered Pasai in the year 1524.

The Museum Of Sultan Iskandar Muda

The tomb of Iskandar Muda Located is in near Krueng Daroy , adjacent from the official residence of the Governor of Aceh (Meuligo), Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam, alongside with the Museum Aceh. The tomb was eliminated by the Netherlands in his footsteps when unfolding war in Aceh. New on December 19, 1952, a location of the tomb of Sultan Iskandar Muda can it be rediscovered, from the instructions given by the former Empress was one of the Sultan of Aceh the name is Pocut Meurah. He lead the Kingdom of Aceh Darussalam in 1607-1636 and took him on a pinnacle of the triumph. In the 17th century, the Kingdom of Aceh was ranked the fifth largest among the Muslim kingdoms in the world. Banda Aceh when it has become an international commercial airport, a stopover for foreign ships carrying produce from Asia to Europe. He is also known as the King of the fair, including to his own family. One of his sons named Meurah Pupok in choppers in public because it made a big mistake. Cheap grave Meurah Pupok is in the complex Peutjoet KerKhoff. That event gave rise to the utterances of the Aceh people Adat Bak Po Temeurohom, Hukom Bak SYiah Kuala meaning “the customary law of the Sultan, there was observed at Syiah Kuala.” Syiah Kuala is another name of Tengku AbdulRauf of the Us Singkili, a scholar of the great 17th century Aceh who are renowned experts in the fields of law and members of the religion.

Graves Kerkof

The cemetery is the grave of Kerkhoff Banda Aceh military Netherlands located in the Out site country of Netherlands. The grave of this army is one of the widest in the world. About2,200 soldiers including four generals were buried here, in the land where the very persistent Aceh fighters against colonialism Netherlands. The Aceh war took place in 1873-1904, a war in which the history of the Netherlands, this is the most bitter war exceed the bitterness of their experience in the Napoleonic wars. The cemetery is the largest cemetery Kerkhoff second Netherlands Army after the first biggest in the Netherlands. Graves became interesting sights, Kerkhoff, especially for foreign tourists and the origin of the Netherlands.

Until now, the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands is very compassionate and respectful citizens of Banda Aceh who took care of the cemetery neatly. Aceh Sultanate invaded the Netherlands on 8 April 1873 through the ocean while firing the cannons of warship Citadel Van Antwerpen. By that time the army of the Netherlands accounted 3.198 people, including soldiers from ethnic Javanese, Batak, Ambon, Indonesia ethnic army and other armed forces in the Netherlands East Indies. During the occupation of the Netherlands East Indies, the great mosque of Baiturrahman overpowered the army of the Netherlands.

However, in the first period of the war (1873-1874), the people of Aceh managed to hold the Netherlands attack. Johan Harmen Rudolf Kohler who was a General of the Netherlands, who led the Warin Aceh are then killed and buried in Kerkhoff, Banda Aceh The most exhausting during the war was the struggle to retake the Baiturrahman Grand Mosque. The war continued to rage until the four periods from 1873 to 1910.With the methods of guerrilla fighters in Aceh make Netherlands finally gave up and left the land of Rencong. Cut Nyak Dhien lead the assault continue to struggle against colonialism until finally arrested, exiled and died in Sumedang, West Java. A lot of interesting things you can find in this funeral complex. Like the story of the soldiers during his lifetime to be buried at the time. Everything is told at a glance on tombstones so this tomb as if being told you about his life.

There is nothing unique in the midst of the Netherlands Army cemetery; there is a grave which is separated from the others, i.e. grave Meurah Pupok, Meurah Pupok finally caught and sentenced to death by stoning of Sultan Iskandar Muda as his father in public. Kerkhoff Tomb not only real evidence against the Acehnese occupier’s heroism but also the real evidence of the Justice of Sultan Iskandar Muda in upholding the law in his administration.

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