Aceh is the westernmost province of Indonesia. It is located on the northern end of Sumatra, with Banda Aceh being its capital and largest city.Download the Travel Map 🗺️
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Aceh is Indonesia's northernmost province, with far fewer tourists than the rest of the country, and is best known for the 2004 tsunami that killed nearly 200,000 people, and for being the only province in Indonesia where Sharia law is enforced. However, despite the province's lesser known attractions and natural beauty, Aceh is actually home to some of the best beaches in the country and the capital, Banda Aceh, has many places to visit.
Banda Aceh is also home to many interesting museums, beautiful architecture and a memorial to those who lost their lives in the tsunami. But Banda Aceh is much more than that, with golden beaches and tranquil islands spread out offshore that are easy to find. Aceh is also home to Indonesia's most famous national park, where you can enjoy hiking, trekking and camping throughout the province...
So let's take a look at some of the highlights of Aceh.
1. visit the Tsunami Museum.
The Tsunami Museum in Banda Aceh commemorates the 2004 tsunami that claimed the lives of over 170,000 people and serves as an educational centre about the tragedy.
The museum displays footage of the tsunami and its aftermath, but the most enthralling part of the museum is the waterfall-like section, which aims to recreate the feel of the waves.
These areas are made up of dark corridors dripping with water, and as you progress you can hear the sound of the waves rushing around you .......
It is a powerful and very moving experience and is one of the most popular attractions in Aceh....
2. camping at Burangkolam Waterfall
If you're in Loxmawe, Aceh, consider a trip to the village of Sidomulyo, home to the Brangkolam Waterfalls.
It is actually a twin waterfall, with a drop of over 75 metres, and is surrounded by beautiful rainforest.
The short hike to the falls takes you through lush rainforest with breathtaking views. At the end of the sweaty hike, you will be rewarded with a cool mist rising from the gushing water.
Many people bring their own camping equipment to spend the night, and the environment is surprisingly quiet, so if you like to be in touch with nature, be prepared to camp in the forest.
They speak the Bahasa Aceh, but the language varies from region to region as some areas speak a dialect derived from.
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