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Go Indonesia :: Maimoon Royal Palace, The Symbol Of Melayu Culture

May 25, 2015 | Traditional Culture

 

When visiting Medan, one of the must-visit places is the Maimun or

Maimoon royal palace. The palace

belongs to Sultanate of Deli and recognized as one of the landmarks in

Medan. It is located in Jalan Brigjen Katamso, Sukaraja, Medan Maimun,

Medan. The location is quite easy to reach because it is closed to the

city center.

The original concept or design was created by Italian architect and it

was built by the Sultan of Deli, Sultan Mahmud al Rasyid in August, 26

1887 and finished in May, 18 1891. The palace covers

a large area, which is about 2.772 square meters with 30 rooms. Maimoon

palace consists of 2 floors which are separated into 3 different parts;

main house, left wing and right wing. The building faces the north side

and in front of it is Al Manshun Mosque or also known as Masjid Raya Medan; another landmark in the city. goindonet, go indonesia,

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Maimoon palace becomes a

popular tourist destination since many decades ago.

It happens not just because of its history but also its unique interior

design. Maimoon royal palace is also the symbol of

Melayu cultures that can be perfectly matched with other cultures, such

as Italy, Spain, India and Islam.  go indonesia maimoon royal

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