Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in Banda Aceh - Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam. A mosque was built in the site in 1612 by Iskandar Muda, the great Acehnese sultan, but the structure was burnt down by the Dutch during their second invasion on Christmas 1873. The current mosque was rebuilt by the Dutch in 1875-1881 to win "hearts and minds" during the Acehnese War.
Banda Aceh is the capital and largest city in the province of Aceh, Indonesia. It is located on the island of Sumatra. Banda Aceh is located on the northwestern tip of Indonesia at the mouth of the Aceh River. As the capital of the Aceh province, Banda Aceh is home to many landmarks important to the history of the Acehnese people and the Sultanates, like Grand Mosque Baiturahman, Tsunami Museum, NOL Kilometre Point of Indonesia