How do you get to Pulau Weh?

How To Get To Pulau Weh

  1. Take a Flight. To Banda Aceh.
  2. Jump on the Ferry. To Pulau Weh.
  3. Take a Taxi. To Gapang Beach.

Is Pulau Weh worth visiting?

If you like island life, tropical water, diving/snorkeling but don’t want to spend too much money and want to see more of Indonesian then just Bali, Pulau Weh is a good option. The island is not very touristy but has some infrastructure and things to do.

What is Sabang known for?

Sabang (Indonesia) – Wikitravel. Sabang is a town name on an island north of Banda Aceh on the northern tip of Sumatra. The island is best known for its snorkelling and diving.

Is Aceh a country?

listen)), formerly Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam, is the northernmost and westernmost province-level division of Indonesia. It is located at the tip of Sumatra, with Banda Aceh being its capital and largest city….Aceh.

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Province status 7 December 1956
Capital and largest city Banda Aceh
• Type Special Region

Is Aceh an independent country?

Granted a special autonomous status, Aceh is a religiously conservative territory and the only Indonesian province practicing Sharia officially. Aceh has a history of political independence and resistance to control by outsiders, including the former Dutch colonists and later the Indonesian government.

What is Aceh known for?

Aceh is a province in the northern tip of Indonesia and sees far fewer visitors than many other parts of the country. The province is known for the devastating tsunami of 2004 which killed almost 200,000 people, and it is also notable for being the only place in Indonesia to have Shariah law.

Does Indonesia have slums?

Almost 25 million Indonesian families live in urban slums with many others settling along railway tracks and riverbanks, and on streets.

What language do they speak in Sumatra?

Like all parts of Indonesia, Indonesian (which was based on Riau Malay) is the official language and the main lingua franca. Although Sumatra has its own local lingua franca, variants of Malay like Medan Malay and Palembang Malay are popular in North and South Sumatra, especially in urban areas.