Maimun Palace

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Maimun Palace
Istana Maimoon
ايستان ماءيمون
IstanaMaimum WEB-1.jpg
Maimoon Palace, 1998
General information
Type Palace
Location Jl. Brigjend. Katamso no. 1, Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia
Coordinates 3°34′31″N 98°41′02″E / 3.575201°N 98.683883°E / 3.575201; 98.683883
Construction started 1887
Completed 1898
Owner Deli Sultanate
Technical details
Floor area 2,772 m²
Design and construction
Architect Theodoor van Erp
Website
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