Home120,000 hectares of Kerinci Seblat National Park destroyed Soekarno's House in Ende
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.
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).