Maimoon Palace Medan Sumatra Indonesia

Maimoon Palace (Istana Maimun) is one of the most interesting historical buildings in the heart of Medan in North Sumatra Indonesia. The Maimoon Palace was the residence of the Sultan of Deli who ruled over North Sumatra in the late 1800’s.

Maimoon Palace Medan Sumatra

Maimoon Palace Medan Sumatra

Maimoon Palace was built between the years of 1887 – 1891. The building is now a tourist attraction, open to the public to visit. The building has been restored and has been kept in excellent condition.

Entrance to Maimoon Palace

Entrance to Maimoon Palace

There are many rooms that the public can go to visit in Maimoon Palace. Many of these rooms were used for official ceremonies and for parties for visiting officials to North Sumatra. The palace was designed by Dutch architect Theodoor Van Erp and incorporates design features from Malay, Islamic and Indian architecture.

Inside Maimoon Palace Medan

Inside Maimoon Palace Medan

Maimoon Palace

Maimoon Palace

The Maimoon Palace is just down the road from the Medan Grand Mosque which is another interesting historical building to visit in Medan.

Maimoon Palace Sumatra

Maimoon Palace Sumatra

Opening House of Maimoon Palace

Open 7 days a week from 8am – 5pm.

On Friday the Maimoon Palace is closed from 12pm – 2pm for Friday afternoon prayers.

 

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