Museum Negeri Banda Aceh
The Museum Negeri Banda Aceh has displays of Acehnese weaponry, household furnishings, ceremonial costumes, everyday clothing, gold...
Former governor’s house. Located in Pendopo.
Banda Aceh’s most prominent landmark.
Think bright lights, a shiny canteen and uniformed waiters piling endless plates of sublime masakan minang (basically the same as...
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Rumah Aceh information
In the same compound as the Museum Negeri Banda Aceh is the Rumah Aceh, a fine example of traditional Acehnese architecture, built without nails and held together with cord and pegs. Inside is a typical traditional kitchen and living area with hanging crib. Other displays include wedding paraphernalia and a small weaponry collection. Out front is a huge cast-iron bell, the Cakra Donya, said to have been a gift from a Chinese emperor in the 15th century.