Maimun Palace

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Maimun Palace


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General Information

Maimun Palace (Indonesian pronunciation) or pronounced as Maimoon Palace in english pronunciation has been an iconic place in Medan, North Sumatera. Furthermore, according to the information exist in Wikipedia in this link, it is an istana (royal palace) of the Sultanate of Deli and a well-known landmark in Medan, the capital city of North Sumatra, Indonesia. Today, it serves as a museum.
This palace that has a width more than 2.700 meter exist (covers 2,772 m² according to Wikipedia link), with more than 30 rooms (with a total of 30 rooms according to this Wikipedia link )  with interior design combination of Melayu, Islam, Italian, Spain cultures. So, the palace has become a popular tourist destination in the city, not solely because of its historical heritage status, but also because of its unique interior design of the palace, combining elements of Malay cultural heritage, Islamic and Indian architecture, with Spanish and Italian furniture and fittings. Aside from taking pictures in this historic building, all of the visitors can also see various old Dutch furnitures, Sultan’s family photo collections, and various weapon collections.


The history of the palace exist in this Wikipedia link, it is built by Sultan Ma’mun Al Rashid Perkasa Alamyah in years 1887–1891, the palace was designed by the Dutch architect Theodoor van Erp. Since 1946, the palace is inhabited by the heir of the Deli Sultanate. So, it is a legacy of the Deli Kingdom.

It is located in Brigadir Jenderal Katamso Street, Medan Maimun, Medan. The Maimun Palace has always been a destination place in North Sumatera that visitors will go whenever they arrive in Medan. The ticket price to enter Maimun Palace is IDR 5000 for each person.


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