House of Cut Nyak Dien

Categories: Aceh, Sumatra Island, Tourism

This house is the original location of residence of national woman hero, Cut Nyak Dien. The current building is the result of a replica because the original had been burned by the Dutch in 1896. This historical site is located at Jalan Cut Nyak Dien, Lampisang village, subdistrict Peukan Bada, Aceh Besar. In this house, Cut Nyak Dien used to shelter and devised a strategy of war. In this house also people covered themself when the tsunami hit Aceh in 2004.

House of Cut Nyak Dien is kind of stage house, under the house is a place to store firewood and warehouses, walls made ​​of carved wood and thatch roof. At the time of the tsunami, Cut Nyak Dien’s house got wet, and water entered the house so a lot of goods damaged. People from many surrounding villages took refuge in the roof of this house, so the roof needs replacing. At the time of repair, the carpenter was imported from Sumedang, the town where Cut Nyak Dien was buried.

Location of Cut Nyak Dien House

Location of Cut Nyak Dien House

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