10 beautiful places of Aceh (Indonesia), It Make You Comfortable

Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam or better known as Aceh is a province on the tip of the island of Sumatra. The province has outstanding natural beauty, ranging from beaches to mountains. After suffering damage from the tsunami in 2004 in part of its territory, including tourist attractions, re-emerged and set the tourism sector well.

Planning a vacation to Aceh? Already knowing where to spend your time? In order not to be confused where to go, see first 10 tourist attractions in Aceh are worth a visit the following:

10 beautiful places of Aceh (Indonesia), Make You Comfortable


1. Masjid Raya Baiturrahman



The mosque built by Sultan Iskandar Muda in 1612 has become an icon of Aceh. The main building of the mosque is white with the large black dome by seven towers. The magnificent impression is increasingly felt with the large pool and air at the front of the mosque reminiscent of the Taj Mahal in India.

Masjid Raya Baiturrahman
Masjid Raya Baiturrahman
This mosque became a religious tourism place in Aceh which many visited because of its beauty. The Huffington Post site incorporates Masjid Raya Baiturrahman into the list of 100 most beautiful mosques in the world, even Yahoo! Call this mosque as one of the 10 most beautiful mosques in the world. This, of course, can make clusters of Acehnese and Indonesians.

If you want to buy souvenirs, you can come to Pasar Aceh which is located behind the mosque. Once satisfied around, you can travel culinary because there are many food vendors in this market.

2. Air Terjun Blang Kolam


Air Terjun Bolang Kolam
Air Terjun Bolang Kolam
This natural tourist spot is a pity to miss. Blang Pond Waterfall is located in Sidomulyo Village, North Aceh and can be reached within 30 minutes from Lhokseumawe.

Here, you can see twin waterfalls with a height of 75 meters surrounded by shady trees. Around the waterfall, there are many people who play water, soak in a pool of waterfalls or just relax on the edge. If you want to experience a different experience, try to come with your camping equipment. In this Air Terjun Blang Kolam, you can camp and enjoy the outdoors at a rate of 5,000 Rupiah per person.

This tourist attraction in Aceh not only offers its natural beauty but also offers a cheap price. You just pay 2500 Rupiah per person to get in and prove the beauty of Air Terjun Blang Kolam.

3. Air Terjun Suhom


Air Terjun Suhom
Air Terjun Suhom
This waterfall is located in Suhom Village, Lhoong District, Aceh Besar. To be able to reach this tourist spot, you have to pass the streets up and down with views of the mountains of Paro and Kulu. On the way, do not be surprised to see many monkeys roaming the streets. These monkeys usually ask for fruits or other snacks on passing road users.

The 50-meter waterfall is divided into three levels, but you are not allowed to go to level two and three for safety reasons due to high-voltage power plants.

Nevertheless, the tourist attractions in Aceh still provide incredible views. You can swim in the lake as deep as two meters below the waterfall or accompany the children playing water in the child's pool. Do not want to play water? Please relax in the gazebo that has been provided while enjoying a lot of food sold around the location of the waterfall.

4. Pantai Lampuuk


Pantai Lampuk
Pantai Lampuk
Acehnese does not need to be jealous of Bali which has many beautiful beaches because in Aceh there are also many beaches with amazing scenery. One of the reliable beach resorts is Lampuuk Beach. This beach is also known as Kuta Beach in Aceh.

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

One more interesting activity you can do in this resort is to see the effort of turtle conservation. You can also remove the turtle into the open sea. An exclamation, huh? Holidays while preserving nature.

If you are not satisfied to enjoy Lampuuk Beach in a day, you can stay at the cottage in the coastal area. In addition to longer enjoy the beauty of this beach, you can also satisfy the stomach with a variety of grilled fish dish in the stalls around the beach.

5. Pantai Lhoknga


Pantai Lhoknga
Pantai Lhoknga
Lhoknga Beach is located not far from Lampuuk Beach. This tourist spot is about 20 km from Banda Aceh. Here, you can relax under the shady trees or play beach volleyball on its wide, sloping sand.

If relaxing and sunbathing on the edge of the beach is still less fun for you, try surfing the ocean. Lhoknga Beach has a wave with a height of 1.5 - 2 meters which is suitable for this sport.

Day went in the afternoon, do not go home first. Do not miss the gorgeous sunset view on this beach. Tourist attractions in Aceh are increasingly crowded in the afternoon, many who come to see the view of the sunset by sitting relax and enjoy the roasted corn.

6. Ulee Lheue Beach


Ulee Lheue Beach
Ulee Lheue Beach
This one tourist place is only 3 km from downtown Banda Aceh, precisely in District Meuraxa.

The most popular activity on this beach is fishing. If you forget to bring a fishing pole, do not worry because there are those who sell it around the beach. Not fond of fishing? You can also rent a fishing boat to sail in the sea or sit back on the edge of the beach enjoying roasted corn. From the beach, you can see the rows of mountains across which add to the beauty of Ulee Lheue Beach.

7. Pulau Rubiah


Pulau Rubiah
Pulau Rubiah
Rubiah Island is in Sabang, precisely to the northwest of Pulau Weh. Rubiah's own name is taken from the name written on a gravestone on the island.

Tourist attractions in Aceh are famous for its natural beauty under the sea. At least 14 of the 15 marine biotas protected in Indonesia are here. Prepare your diving and snorkeling gear and swim with a variety of tropical fish and play colorful coral reefs. If you forget to bring snorkeling equipment, you can rent it for 40.000 Rupiah only and you can use all day.

8. Kuala Merisi


Kuala Merisi
Kuala Merisi
Kuala Merisi is a great place to enjoy the beach with a quiet and quiet atmosphere. Tourist attractions in Ketapang Village, Krueng Sabee District, it has a long coastline with small waves suitable for playing water on the edge.

Please sit back on your mat and enjoy the waves and the breeze of the beach. Not infrequently the tourist attractions in Aceh is used as a surfing location because the waves are suitable for this water sports.

In addition, this beach also has other supporting facilities such as bathroom and row of food stalls.

9. Museum Tsunami


Museum Tsunami
Museum Tsunami
The tsunami that once hit Aceh in 2004 left grief for the surviving Acehnese. To commemorate and honor the victim's death, a Tsunami Museum was built at Sultan Iskandar Muda Street in 2009.

Inside the museum, there is a long corridor with the sound of the waves and the running water that will remind you of the great disaster. Tourist attractions in Aceh are visited by many tourists who want to see what is left of the tsunami waves. Many of the remains of disasters are displayed like a bicycle belonging to the victim. In addition to the remains of the tsunami, there are photos of the dead and testimony of survivors as well as electronic earthquake simulation tools.

The museum was built as an educational center and a refuge if the tsunami came back. The museum is open daily except for Friday from 10:00 to 17:00.

10. Pantan Terong


Pantai Terong
Pantai Terong

Pantan Terong is a hill used to see the beauty of Central Aceh from above. These sights are located at an altitude of 1830 meters above sea level. Do not forget to bring a jacket and sweater because the air is cool enough.


From Pantan Terong you can see Lake Laut Tawar which resembles a giant cauldron. Here, you can also enjoy the beautiful sunrise and sunset views. So, set up your camera and capture this moment.

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