HomeBlogs Cut Nyak Dhien House The house is a replica of the heroine Cut Nyak Dhien House, from the
Aceh War. The colonial forces burned down the house but a replica was
built later. This house in Lam Pisang, about 6 kilometers from Banda
Aceh, now is a museum. The house is located in Lampisang Village, Lhok
Nga subdistrict, Greater Aceh district. Although Lhok Nga was the area
worst hit by tsunami, the Tjut Nyak Dhien House survived. The daughter
of a chieftain, Tjut Nyak Dhien joined the fight against the Dutch
invaders in 1875. Her first husband fell in battle, and she remarried.
When her second husband also died fighting, she continued the struggle
with her children. After six years in the jungle, she was captured by
the Dutch and exiled to West Java where she passed away in 1906. Tjut
Nyak Dhien is recognized as one of the National Warriors of Indonesia.