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Jl. Katamso, Medan, Indonesia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Overall it was interesting to see the exterior and interior design of the palace... and also to listen to the history of the place.

Thank JeeFamily
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok place to mill around sucking up the atmosphere and historical feel of the place also took some good pics inside of the locals in their costumes.

Thank Derek G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This building shows a typical Malay architecture with Sumatran feel. There is a kind of Rumah Gadang's roof. Istana Maimun displays some outfits of the previous Sultan Deli along with other cultural things.

Thank linanauli21
Reviewed 1 week ago

For someone who's not from Asia, you will love it. It's not a very big palace, but it has very nice motifs all around. And the entrance fee is reasonable. You will enjoy dressing up as a king or queen for some photo memories. Being...More

Thank ShaiVicky
Reviewed 1 week ago

To be fair, the earlier reviews have more or less summarised the state of this attraction - only a small portion of the palace is open for visitors to explore, and there are several girls in there asking if you would want to rent a...More

Thank Terentius86
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and best toristm place as i found it, never to forget it , many kinds of unik equipment over there

Thank itawanre
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The total time taken to go around is less than 15minutes. The place is used to don costumes of the royalty and take photos. Nothing much here. But at least the place is safe, well maintained.

Thank VAS1586
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This appears to be more of a dress up arcade with costumes for rent for picture taking. There is very little to actually see and learn from. It does show the chronology of the sultans including the one that got into business with traders. There...More

Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good historical site..had earlier link with the Indian Moghul empire...sultan Deli time and his generation can still be found living on the site of the palace...quite a big piece of property.

Thank Eng Lee P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As usual, the Melayu colour which is yellow is coloring all the palace. This palace build by Sultan Deli. You can see some picture and history of the Sultan here. There are some people rent the Melayu cloths for you to take a picture

Thank Ruth D
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Who built maimun palace?
12 June 2017|
Response from Ruth D | Reviewed this property |
Ma'mun Al Rashid Perkasa Alamyah
Why do people come here?
12 June 2017|
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Response from krida802000 | Reviewed this property |
I wanted to see the exhibition of the royal court, the artifact, the throne, the building architect, and the tradition elite class story.So, I live in the land of Buddhist, it's very valuable for me to explore the Islam... More