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Banda Aceh Destination Guide

Delve into Banda Aceh in Indonesia!

Banda Aceh in the region of Aceh with it's 250,757 residents is a place located in Indonesia - some 1,137 mi (or 1,830 km) North-West of Jakarta, the country's capital.

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Local time in Banda Aceh is now 03:45 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Jakarta" with an UTC offset of 7 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Phuket, Krabi, Chaiya, Ao Luek, Uleelheue or Kampung Jawa. While being here, you might want to check out as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Preparing fish for grilling behind Lampu...

10:21 min ( June 22, 2012 by mtweed1008)
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A grilled fish stall behind Lampuuk Beach in Indonesia. Lampuuk Beach is on the west coast of the northern tip of Sumatra near the city of Banda Aceh. What we thought was a small sea snake in the wate...

Takbir Akbar di Banda Aceh 2012

09:30 min ( August 18, 2012 by Khairil Anwar)
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Gelaran Pawai Akbar antar daerah yang di gelar di Banda Aceh tahun 2012

Arrival in Northern Sumatra Linzstoker's...

02:38 min ( December 19, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
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Preview of Linzstoker's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vi...

Pulau Weh - Banda Aceh Indonesia (pulau...

02:20 min ( December 15, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
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A TripAdvisor TripWow video of a travel blog to sabang, Indonesia by TravelPod blogger Nomadic-brands. See this TripWow and more at Pulau Weh "DOMINIQUE HERE: Day : 87 Temperat...

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Interesting facts about this location

Baiturrahman Grand Mosque

Baiturrahman Grand Mosque is a large mosque located in the centre of the city of Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia. It is of great symbolic significance to the Acehnese people as a symbol of Acehnese religion and culture, especially since it survived the devastating 2004 tsunami intact.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.56, 95.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Aceh, Mosques in Indonesia

Aceh Tsunami Museum

The Aceh Tsunami Museum, located in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, is a museum designed as a symbolic reminder of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami disaster, as well as an educational center and an emergency disaster shelter in case the area is ever hit by a tsunami again.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.56, 95.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, Banda Aceh, Buildings and structures in Aceh, History museums in Indonesia, Museums established in 2009, Museums in Indonesia

Harapan Bangsa Stadium

Harapan Bangsa Stadium or Lhong Raya Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is used as the home venue for Persiraja Banda Aceh and Atjeh United F.C.. The stadium holds 45,000 people.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.56, 95.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Indonesia, Persiraja Banda Aceh

Ulèë Lheuë

Ulèë Lheuë is an area in Meuraxa sub-district, Banda Aceh, Indonesia. It was the former main seaport of Aceh. Ulèë Lheuë is made of two words. Ulèë means "head" and lheuë means little peninsula. Ulèë Lheuë is indeed a coastal town sitting on the tip of Sumatra Island. This town was most popular during the reign of Aceh Sultanate as a busy international seaport for spice trading. It was flattened by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami. The area was reconstructed in 2005.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.56, 95.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Aceh, Populated places in Aceh, Ports and harbours of Indonesia


Lhoknga, (pronouncation "Loc-na", alternative names Lho'nga, Lho-nga, Lhok Nga), is a town in the subdistrict of Aceh Besar, Aceh, Indonesia, located on the western side of the island of Sumatra, 13 km southwest of Banda Aceh. It was completely flattened and destroyed by the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami, where its population dwindled from 7,500 to 400.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.56, 95.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Aceh