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Bung Karno Museum and Library

Jln. Kalasan Barat/Tengah/Timur 1, Blitar 66133, Indonesia
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Good summary of Sukarno's life

Interesting pictures, original furniture, cars that were used by Sukarno. Given the attempt to make... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve W
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Jakarta, Indonesia
Soekarno's Story Thru Photograph

In the museum you could find hundreds of Soekarno's photograph from time to time (including his... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
YohanaPuspa
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Malang, Indonesia
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Jln. Kalasan Barat/Tengah/Timur 1, Blitar 66133, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting pictures, original furniture, cars that were used by Sukarno. Given the attempt to make him into a world class figure, we were surprised that nothing was in English. However, there was an English speaking docent who was very nice and informative. That said, we...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

In the museum you could find hundreds of Soekarno's photograph from time to time (including his wives), stuffs that he'h been use and some books. While in the library which is located just across the museum you could find wide range of book from biography...More

Thank YohanaPuspa
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

This place is inside the Tomb of Soekarno areas and well maintained. This area is dedicated to Soekarno or Bung Karno, the founding father and first president of Indonesian Republic. This museum has a lot oldies collection, old rupiah money, old post stamps and even...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

A very interesting place to visit especially for history seeker. This place is in the same site with the Bung Karno cemetery. This place is always crowded for both general tourism and people who seek to pray for Bung Karno. The Museum and Library design...More

Thank I W B
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This museum tell the story about life of the first president of Indonesia. It is very interesting an the stuff speak good english. Entry is for free as well!

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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This museum dedicated to Soekarno, the founder and first President of Indonesia. The museum itself is attractive, it has a lot of Soekarno's collection. We can learn history from the collection. Soekarno's cemetery is next to the museum. Souvenir Shop is on along the way...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

The musium and library located in the same site with Bung Karno cemetery. Have a good desain and architecture, blend modern and east java traditional desain.

Thank rhoee
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

museum bung karno , its a place whos make me proud to be indonesian and thanks to my heroes in the past , who is made indonesian getting a big country like this .

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Very attractive place such as amphitheatre, world peace gong, museum and library provide best collections on bung karno subjects

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Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Actually, Blitar is my hometown .. I live for 25 years here. So, I almost go to this library every weekend. Because I really love to read and they have great collection of rare books, top selling books, etc. We also can request books that...More

Thank hannaindrie
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