Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Bung Karno Seclusion House - Bengkulu

Bung Karno Seclusion House, Bengkulu


The house in Soekarno-Hatta street, District Gading Cempaka, is a witness Bung Karno struggle for independence along the Indonesian people. For four years, 1938 - 1942, house 9 x 18 meters was the residence of the president.

Chinese architecture can be seen from the form of the vent and the typical Chinese ornaments in some parts of the house. Allegedly this house formerly belonging to the Chinese traders who then hired by the Dutch as a place of exile of Bung Karno.

Inside these places, you can see a collection of books Bung Karno. There are also bicycles, table, chair, bed, sewing machine and even a love letter between Sukarno and Fatmawati first. Interestingly, in the back of the house there is an old well that myth can be granted if a visitor wash your face with water.

Just to 2,500 rupias, you can log into tourist attractions in Bengkulu full value of this history. This seclusion house crowded on weekends.