10 Places in Aceh Mandatory Visited


Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam or better known as Aceh is a province on the tip of Sumatra Island. This province has outstanding natural beauty, ranging from the coast to the mountains. After the damage caused by the tsunami in 2004 in most of the region including resort, Aceh back up and organize the tourism sector well.
Planning a vacation to Aceh? Already know where to spend your time? To avoid confusion where to go, see the first 10 sites in Aceh are well worth a visit the following:

#Masjid Raya Baiturrahman

Masjid Raya Baiturrahman (via anekatempatwisata.com)
The mosque was built by Sultan Iskandar Muda in 1612 has become an icon of Aceh. The main building of the mosque is white with large black dome surrounded by seven towers. Grand impression more so with their large pool and fountain in front of the mosque that is reminiscent of the Taj Mahal in India.

A mosque is a place of religious tourism in Aceh which is visited for its beauty. Huffington Post's website to enter the Baiturrahman Grand Mosque to the list of 100 most beautiful mosques in the world, even Yahoo! mention this mosque as one of the 10 most beautiful mosques in the world. This is, of course, more to make citizens proud of Aceh and Indonesia. If you want to buy a souvenir, you can come to market Aceh is located behind the mosque. After being around, you can be a culinary tour because there are plenty of food vendors in this market.

#Attractions Niagara Blang Pool

Niagara Blang Pool (via kurniawanekop31.blogspot.co.id)
Natural attractions this one to be missed. Attractions Niagara Blang Sidomulyo pool located in the village, North Aceh and can be reached within 30 minutes from Lhokseumawe. Here, you can see the twin waterfalls with a height of 75 meters surrounded by shady trees. In the vicinity of the waterfall, there are many people who play water, soak in water storage pond waterfall or just relax poolside. If you want a different experience, try to come to bring your camping gear. Niagara Blang this pool, you can camp and enjoy the outdoors at the rate of 5,000 rupiahs per person.

Tourist attractions in Aceh not only offers natural beauty but also offer a cheap price. You just pay 2,500 Rupiah per person to get in and prove the beauty of Niagara Blang pool.

#Niagara Suhom

Niagara Suhom (via  travel3rs.com)
Niagara is located in the village of Suhom, Lhoong sub-district, Aceh Besar. To reach these places, you have to pass through the streets heaving with mountain views Paro and Kulu. On the way, do not be surprised to see a lot of monkeys hanging around in the street. These monkeys usually request fruit or other snacks on the road passing by.

The 50-meter high waterfall is divided into three levels, but you are not allowed to rise to the level two and three for safety reasons because of their high voltage power station.
Even so, the tourist attractions in Aceh still presents a superb view. You can swim in the lake as deep as two meters below the falls or with the kids splash around in the children's pool. Do not want to play water? Relax in the gazebo that was provided whinle enjoying foods that are sold around the waterfall.

#Attractions Lampuuk Beach

Lampuuk Beach (via indonesia7adventure.com)
Acehnese people need not feel jealous of Bali which has many beautiful beaches in Aceh because there are also many beaches with stunning scenery. One of the attractions is the beach which can be relied upon Lampuuk Beach. This beach is also known as Kuta Beach in Aceh.

Lampuuk beach has a coastline of 5 km from south to north with soft white sand and cliffs at the end of the beach. Many of the activities you can do at this beach from surfing, sunbathing, swimming and also play banana boat.

One more exciting activities you can do in these places is to see turtle conservation efforts. You can join release hatchlings into the sea. Exciting, huh? Holiday at the same time preserves nature.
If not satisfied with enjoying Lampuuk Beach in a day, you can stay in cottages in the beach area. In addition, to longer enjoy the beauty of these beaches, you can also satisfy the stomach with a variety of grilled fish dish in the stalls around the beach.

Lampuuk beach in the village of Meunasah Masjid, Lhoknga, Aceh Besar. The admission price is 3,000 rupees.

#Attractions Lhoknga beach

Lhoknga Beach (via media.gettyimages.com)
Lhoknga beach is not far from the Lampuuk beach. This tourist spot is about 20 km from Banda Aceh. Here, you can relax under the shady trees or play beach volleyball in the sand wide and sloping.

If relaxing and sunbathing on the shore is less fun for you, try surfing in the sea. Lhoknga beach has waves with a height of 1.5 to 2 meters are suitable for this sport.

The day went in the afternoon, do not go home first. Do not miss the beautiful sunsets on this beach. Tourist attractions in Aceh are increasingly crowded in the afternoon, many came to see the sunset views to sit back and relax and enjoy roasted corn.

#Attractions Ulee Lheue Beach

Sights that this one is only 3 km from the center of Banda Aceh, precisely in Meuraxa.
Ulee Lheue Beach (via i.ytimg.com)

The most popular activities on this beach are fishing. If you forget to bring a fishing pole, do not worry because there are sold around the coast. Do not like fish? You can also rent a fishing boat to sail in the sea or sitting on the shore enjoying grilled corn. From the shore, you can see across the mountain ranges that add beauty Ulee Lheue Beach.


# Rubiah Island

Rubiah Island (via anekatempatwisata.com)
Rubiah in Sabang Island, precisely in the northwest of the island of Weh. Rubiah name itself is taken from the name written on a tombstone in the island.

Tourist attractions in Aceh is known for its underwater natural beauty. At least 14 of the 15 marine protected in Indonesia here. Prepare tools diving and snorkeling, and please swim with tropical fish and play a variety of colorful coral reefs. If you forget to bring snorkeling equipment, you can rent at a price of 40,000 rupiah alone and you can use all day.

#Visit To Kuala Merisi

Kuala Merisi (via triptrus.com)
Kuala Merisi is the perfect place to enjoy the beach with a quiet and peaceful atmosphere. Tourist attractions in Ketapang village, Krueng Sabee Sub-district, it has a long coastline with small waves suitable for splashing over the edge.
Please sit back on the mat and enjoy the waves and wind gusts shores. Not infrequently sights in Aceh is used as a location to surf because the waves are suitable for this water sport.
In addition, this beach also has other supporting facilities such as bathrooms and a row of food stalls.

#Tsunami Museum 

Tsunami Museum (via aceh.kotamini.com)
Tsunami ever hit Aceh in 2004 leaving a funeral for Acehnese survivors. To honor the memory of the victims died at the same time built a Tsunami Museum in Sultan Iskandar Muda street, in 2009.

Inside the museum, there is a long hallway with a roar of the waves and running water that will remind you of the great catastrophe. Tourist attractions in Aceh are visited by many tourists who want to see what is left of a tsunami wave. Many objects on display the rest of disasters such as bicycles belonging to the victim. In addition to the rest of the objects tsunami, there are photos and stories of victims died testimonies of

survivors also electronic earthquake simulation tools.
The museum was built as a center for education and shelter if a tsunami came back. The Museum is open every day except Fridays from 10:00 to 17:00.

#Pantan Terong

Pantan Terong (via telusurindonesia.com)
Pantan Terong is a hill that is used to see the beauty of Central Aceh from above. This tourist spot is located at an altitude of 1830 meters above sea level. Do not forget to bring a jacket and a sweater because the air is quite cold.

From Pantan Terong, you can see Lake freshwater sea that resembles a giant cauldron. Here, you can also enjoy views of the sunrise and the sunset was gorgeous. So, prepare your camera and capture the moment.

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