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Address: Jl. Katamso, Medan, Indonesia
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Not much to see besides the main hall and it is hard to understand what we are looking at since there isn't much explanation. The last room does have some panels in English about... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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49 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maimoon Palace has a unique design that combines elements of Malay Islamic Style with Spanish, Indian, and Italian Style. The Palace consists of two floors and has a main building with two wings - on the left and right. they open at 9 AM and closed at 5PM. During friday, they break quite longer than any weekday due to Friday... More 

Thank Elizabeth S
Nonthaburi Province, Thailand
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35 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The exhibition on the right wing describe the history of Medan royal house. Some of the souvenir shops, vendors and house guardian are unfriendly. If you want to take any photos , please ask them first for the permission.

Thank krida802000
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97 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not much to see besides the main hall and it is hard to understand what we are looking at since there isn't much explanation. The last room does have some panels in English about the sultanate which were quite interesting. If you are in Medan and have time, it is worth a quick visit.

Thank Nebulette_06
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This palace is okay. Far from your expectation of "in general" Royal palace. Still you will see some stuff that they still using during Royal ceremony. Its no longer used by the Sultan anymore. Left unmanage and my note for the management or the Sultan family, please look after this place and the garden around the palace, cause this is... More 

Thank ange_saragih
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88 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This beautiful palace is located in down town. Huge area and make nice picture from front area. It shows how good is the kingdom from past till today with tradition and their story from ancestor till today new young King of Deli Melayu XIII. Plenty of local tourists from adults to students come to visit. Only the shrine area and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

There is limited access to the building after you pay an entrance fee. Once inside, you can only go to certain areas as the building itself is still in official use. It's a shame as it is more set up as a tourist gimmick. The building itself and the associated history feels very rich and would be fascinating to learn... More 

Thank mekros
Medan, Indonesia
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This Maimoon palace is so unique and full of historic history and unforgettable memories, just pay a visit to find out by your selves..

Thank YaniPagett
Jakarta, Indonesia
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This is a good place to find out how the past lives of the 'Melayu Culture'. It is located in the city center so it is easy to find. The house is beautiful and well maintained but the garden was rather disappointing, it was dirty and not maintained.

Thank fauziadiana23
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Built by Sultan Ma'mun Al Rashid Perkasa Alamyah in years 1887–1891, the palace was designed by the Dutch architect Theodoor van Erp and covers 2,772 m² with a total of 30 rooms. The Palace has an unique interior design of the palace, combining elements of Malay cultural heritage, Islamic and Indian architecture, with Spanish and Italian furniture and fittings.

Thank undangan l
New York City, New York
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is a palace in use by the line of the Sultanate of Deli, the latest of whom took up his position in 2005 at the age of only 7 after the death of his father in a military accident. So this is certainly living history. There is a very informative side room that has posters telling the stories of... More 

Thank hjhalberstadt

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