PANJANG BEACH

Pantai Panjang, translated to mean Long Beach, boasts a coastline of fine, white sands that stretches 7 kilometers. As the beach has no reefs, its width expands to 500 meters when the tide is low.The beach area is a central tourism district and is lined with restaurants, hotels, cottages and shops. Pantai Panjang is located just 15 minutes from downtown Bengkulu, Southwest of the island of Sumatera.

Unlike many beaches, Pantai Panjang has no coconut or palm trees, but is dominated by Spruces and Pines which create a lovely shelter for beach-goers to rest and relax under. As a prime tourist area, a variety of facilities are positioned along the beach such as restaurants, cafes, accommodations, a children’s playground as well as sports facilities.

The Bengkulu community also uses the beach as a place for jogging in the mornings and evenings.

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Exile House of Bung Karno, one is no less important a good historic buildings to visit. The house was the residence of Bung Karno, a house which is located in the center of the city of Bengkulu, precisely in the way Sukarno Hatta Village district Anggut On Ivory Cempaka Bengkulu City. Year of establishment of this house can not be known with certainty, the house originally belonged to a Chinese merchant named Lion BWE Seng hired by the Dutch to place the Bung Karno during exile in Bengkulu. Up to now the characteristics of a Chinese house still exists, namely that there is a vent above the window and door of a patterned letter / phrase in Chinese. Bung Karno who had little name Kusno after exiled to Endeh Flires since 1934, then moved to Bengkulu in 1938.