Maimun Palace

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Maimun Palace
Istana Maimoon
ايستان ماءيمون
Maimun Palace Medan Indonesia.jpg
Maimoon Palace, 2018
General information
LocationJl. Brigjend. Katamso no. 1, Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia
Coordinates3°34′31″N 98°41′02″E / 3.575201°N 98.683883°E / 3.575201; 98.683883
Construction started1887
OwnerDeli Sultanate
Technical details
Floor area2,772 m²
Design and construction
ArchitectTheodoor van Erp
Ministry of Tourism Website

Maimun Palace or Maimoon Palace (Indonesian: Istana Maimun) 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.

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 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.


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Coordinates: 3°34′31″N 98°41′02″E / 3.57528°N 98.68389°E / 3.57528; 98.68389