Sure, who does not know Ahok? This man is Belitung Timur has become a national figure and complete with all the achievements and controversy. Ahok’s fame since serving as Governor of DKI Jakarta, apparently helped make his birth area of East Belitung more known. In fact, many visitors who tour to Belitung interested to visit the place of origin and home.
Ahok’s house is located at Jalan KA Bujang No. 22 Desa Gantung, Gantung District, East Belitung Regency, Bangka Belitung. Almost everything about Ahok seems to be a media darling to not escape the spotlight of the journalists, not least where he spent his childhood in Manggar, East Belitung this. Ahok popularity can not be denied also lifted the image of East Belitung.
Moreover, he grew up in a small village and has now become a tourist attraction. Inside Ahok’s own house are framed pictures of Ahok’s family, Basuri (his brother) to President Joko Widodo. In the living room, there is a set of maroon sofas with flat screen televisions that are a family gathering place. Near the couch, there is a minibar with a display of bottles.
At the back of the house, there are parked bicycles, there are also about four hanging birdcages. According to Ahok’s mother, Buniarti Ningsih (70), they have occupied the land of this house since married in 1965 and this House has been renovated three times. Last renovated into a modern in 2009. Formerly this house like a house on stilts.
The family is also still often gathered all during the Lunar New Year and New Year for get-togethers and eating at home. Ahok family house is quite prominent when compared with the homes of the people around him. Two-story house consists of five rooms in it.
The Road to Kampung Ahok is quite far if taken from the City of Tanjung Pandan. But the streets do not worry the way to get there is paved smoothly and guaranteed no congestion. Environmental conditions near this kampong and the city of Manggar itself is still slightly touched by the progress of “urban” let alone “contemporary”.
Well, right in front of Ahok’s own house there is a signboard marked “Kampoeng Ahok”. Do not forget to capture the moment in this place when to Belitung East. If the holiday season and weekand you have to queue to be able to take pictures freely in this place. The right house on stilts in front of Ahok family house is big and magnificent.
You can order and enjoy lunch with Belitung cuisine special menu in this place. Eat this place you have to sit with lesehan (sitting on the floor board) mats. Besides enjoying traditional cuisine in a traditional house, you can also shop for various products of Belitung Timur SMEs that are already available inside the house on stage. Various types of dried foods and snacks, not to mention also the pastries are also here.
- Vehicle: you can use two-wheeled vehicles or four wheels, or you can, rent a vehicle.
- GPS: you can use GPS if you are confused while traveling.
- Address: Lenggang, Hanging, Lenggang, Belitung Timur, Belitung Timur, Bangka Belitung Islands 33516, Indonesia
- Places to eat: do not worry when berkungjung, dining is also available for you.
- Place by by: available by by typical belitung region.
- Parking area: for those who use two-wheeled vehicles or four available parking lots.