Tourism of Indonesia
Ready to Go to Soekarno’s House in Ende Flores
Planning to go on a tour or travelling, we definitely want a smooth trip, comfortable accommodation, cheap hotels, good food, cheap plane tickets, close to everywhere, and can rent a motorbike or car.
In Soekarno’s House in Ende Flores, there is natural beauty and unique culture of the local community. There are many uniqueness, starting from the village (desa), sub-district (kecamatan), district (kabupaten) and provincial levels.
In Indonesia, each province has different and interesting characteristics. Each province has a different and unique culture and lifestyle.
During the struggle for Indonesian independence, the first Indonesian President, Soekarno, was once exiled by the Dutch colonial government for four years to Ende Flores (from 1934 to 1938).
Upon his arrival here, Soekarno did not have any place to stay. After staying in a house near Port Ende, he then looked for a rented house facing east.
Soekarno then found a Dutch house occupied by Haji Abdulah Ambuwaru. In this house, Soekarno lived for four years. In 1954, when Soekarno became the Indonesian President, he officially inaugurated this house as a museum. This house is now called Rumah Soekarno.
This house has two bedrooms, a living room and an office. In the back of the house is a room previously used by Soekarno for meditation and several rooms for maids. In the back yard is a well, which is still working today.
During his exile here, Soekarno painted and wrote several plays such as Dokter Setan (Satanic Doctor).
You can see the interior of Soekarno’s house including its rooms, well, items previously used by Soekarno (plates, bed, and kerosene lamp), and Soekarno’s painting made in 1935 called Pura Bali (Balinese Temple).
The government is taking good care of the preservation of nature and maintaining the condition of the forest.
The environment is also well maintained.
Visiting Soekarno’s House in Ende Flores, we will witness routine community activities in unique traditional cultures. And there are special dishes and food as part of culinary tours that are delicious and yummy.
In this place there are also regular events or activities held every year, both national and international.
The journey to Soekarno’s House in Ende Flores is now very easy. We can enter through various modes of transportation.
Access to go to Soekarno’s House in Ende Flores:
Flight schedules and routes to Ende are tentative. At present, Transnusa has a flight scheduled everyday from Kupang to Ende (Transnusa Ende: 0381-24222). In addition, Merpati has four flights a week (Merpati Ende: 0381-21355). Ende is the busiest port in the southern part of Flores island.
Motorboats to many cities such as Kupang also have tentative schedules. It is therefore best for you to ask information from ASDP (0381-22007). The Pelni ship from Bali and Lombok also makes a stop over in Ende every two weeks.
Land transportation to western and eastern cities in Flores are operating as well. Ende has two inter-city bus stations, namely Wolowona for buses to eastern cities such as Moni, Maumere and Larantuka; and Ndao for buses to western cities such as Bajawa, Ruteng and Labuan Bajo.
The airport and seaport in Ende are located near the city center. From these two places, you can take a bemo (city transportation). In addition, you can also take a rented car easily found in front of the hotel Flores Sare, the seaport and airport when ships or airplanes arrive.
The condition of the infrastructure is getting better. Starting from highways, airports, trails, ports, bridges, stairs, even some places can be reached by toll roads.
We can visit by plane, car, ship, bus, motorcycle and bicycle. At some point, we can take the train. We can also walk freely.
In Soekarno’s House in Ende Flores, as technology getting better. We can easily find locations for mini markets, shops (warung kedai), Money Changer, ATMs, Bank BRI BCA BNI Mandiri, BTPN Bank Nagari BJB, supermarkets, and restaurants. So we will not starve or lack the necessary items.
If you are sick and need help, you can also visit clinics, drugstore pharmacies (apotek), practice doctors, hospitals, and health centers (puskesmas).
In this place we can also look for places of worship such as mosques, churches, and others.
Finding place to stay in Soekarno’s House in Ende Flores is very easy. We can stay at home stays, hotels, inns, hostels and other places.
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Experience and Reviews
There are already many visitors have visited Soekarno’s House in Ende Flores, there are many interesting stories that are told. Like feeling satisfied, happy, wanting to come again, sleep well, and almost no one is disappointed or complains to come here.
So, visitors will find out on how to find the best hotels, where is exactly located, why it is amazing, how much is the fare and rate, who are the people, whom to ask, and when is the best time to visit.
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