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Museum Asia Afrika, Bandung

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web
Learn about one of Indonesia's earliest foreign policy achievements at Museum Asia Afrika. The museum celebrates and records the history of the 1955 Bandung Conference, also known as the first Asian-African Conference. Leaders from 29 countries, many of whom had recently gained independence, gathered to promote Afro-Asian economic and cultural cooperation, and to oppose colonialism or neocolonialism by any nation. The museum presents a somewhat sanitized version of events, glossing over the various human rights abuses of many of the participants, but the archive footage, correspondence, and Art Deco architecture make for a interesting diversion. Make Museum Asia Afrika a centerpiece of your Bandung vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Bandung itinerary maker.
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  • This building is often overlooked, but in my view, if imagination allows, provide a more accurate description on how old bandung was compared to the "revitalized' Braga. Make a stop and do a photo op....  read more »
  • Sangat menyenangkan jalan- jalan di area asia afrika waktu itu. Ramai dan crowded namun menyenangkan. bila di telusuri didaerah sana. Terdapat bangku2 di sepanjang jalan untuk sekedar duduk, berfoto a...  read more »
  • There are few places like this where major events that shaped the course of diplomacy were made. So when I was in Bandung I had to pay a visit to this historical landmark of anti-colonialism. Yes the ...  read more »
  • A great place to entertain and educate us with everything about the Conferention of Asian African. The building is historic and cozy. Many collections are shown here, and all visitors can enter the Gedung Merdeka (Independence Building) to feel the spirit. It is air conditioned. The parking is limited.
  • Come here as a tour guide. Enjoy the place because it has a lot of things to offer to us. You can learn a lot about Indonesia history here.
  • Really such niceplace....very much historical...when it is night....boom cosplayer everywhere :D
  • Kawasannya ramai.
  • Good city, good place, love it
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