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Saviour to 59 villagers during the tsunami of 2004

This was our first visit to Banda Aceh, custom-made to see for ourselves what took place that... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
fishing ship that saves people life during the tsunami

there's nothing special about this ship. it just stranded fisherman ship at the top of the house... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2017
Papua, Indonesia
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“boxing day” (4 reviews)
“storey house” (2 reviews)
“amazing sight” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

This was our first visit to Banda Aceh, custom-made to see for ourselves what took place that tragic day, 26th Dec 2004. We went only after being recommended a private tour by a freelance tour guide, Muhid (+6285261463396). Muhid bore witness to the tsunami. Not...More

Thank NatureTrekkersPJ
Reviewed June 1, 2017

there's nothing special about this ship. it just stranded fisherman ship at the top of the house. but this ship already save 59 person during the tsunami catastrophe. most reviews and pictures get switch with PLTD apung. but my review is the correct one.

Thank JoSan_id
Reviewed April 6, 2017

The only attraction this place held is a stranded ship atop of house. What made it really interesting was listening to the story of the survivor of the tsunami, there was a grandma who survived because of the stranded ship. You could by some souvenirs...More

Thank Kartini Z
Reviewed December 31, 2016

This place is where a ship stranded on an house's roof because tsunami disaster in 2004. This place does not really tell much information. Visitors can buy typical Aceh souvenirs in front of the museum.

Thank Yustika M
Reviewed December 27, 2016

I suggest that the museum should be opened even during lunch time. Staff can rotate during lunch hour.

Thank rinawazir
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

An amazing sight to behold - 2600 tonnes of steel pushed 5km inland from the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami. Was a solem and humbling place to start our half day tour of Banda Aceh. Most of the multimedia exhibits were only in Bahasa Indonesia and...More

Thank laurenp_oz
Reviewed November 18, 2016

This kapal is not a simple kapal(boat), because it contain the names of Tsunami's victim. I like to visit this for spiritual purpose

Thank ihsan20
Reviewed October 16, 2016

I recommended this site to historical kind of tourist, who would like to see the power nature can bring. Government did a very good job by making this place a tourism spot. You can take pictures here for free (only parking fee)

Thank Erlinel M
Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

"Magic , Power of Nature....great monumen in banda aceh...another great place in aceh u must see...Great!!!

2  Thank ruli_Jkt
Reviewed August 11, 2016

Must visit this place when at Bandar Aceh , from there you will now how strong is tsunami on 2004 . You just have to spend 30 minits ,

Thank RR1231
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