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Jl. Katamso, Medan, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very limited area to walk around. The place is hot too. I guess the people visit the palace to see and be dressed like a prince and princess!

Thank hkustrg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Palace is ok if you have some spare time to spend. Nothing much except some historic portraits and jewellery used by the King and Queen. There is live music performances at specific times.

Thank Cheng1205
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This palace was the symbol of Deli Sultanate's Glory and Prosperous Era in 1898. The palace was designed by Dutch architect Theodoor Van Erp In 1887 and covers area of 2772msq with a total of 30 rooms. If you are curious about the past lifestyle...More

1  Thank Budi S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were welcomed by the friendly staff, Pak Tengku Mohar who was very informative on explaining the background of the palace and the sultans. A huge wake-up call. Makes me appreciate the heritage and legacy of Malay culture. The Malay traditional live music was authentic,...More

Thank amrsyhr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not the best I've seen, not a great deal to see here, very avarage. We had to take off our shoes and yet the floors weren't all that clean!

Thank Azzam K
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

It is a sad thing this highly historical building is not properly preserve as their government has no interest with the sultanate era. No funding what so ever form them. As if, they try to hide the fact that Sumatera once upon a time was...More

1  Thank Nippy2013
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Medan does not have much in the way of tourist attractions. This palace, along with the Grand Mosque, and the Tjong A. Fie Mansion are about the only ones to visit. Built in 1888 by the Sultan of Deli, it supposedly features 30 rooms. My...More

Thank CJW913
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

The palace is intriguing n beautiful. Well preserved and definitely something not to miss. Entrance is 10k ($0.75). The best part is to dress up as locals. There are shops tht has local clothes for men n women. Dont miss out on this. Prices range...More

Thank IftekharA-Sep2016
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Like a photography studio more than a heritage palace, 5k Rupiah entrance fee, visited to main hall only. Vendor selling souvenir from parking, walkway to palace.

Thank hckok77
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Visited this Palace a fee years ago. This time took our son, DIL and our little granddaughter to this landmark of Medan. Surprisingly vendors are allowed within the Palace. Visitors are more interested in the goods and dressing in traditiinal costums for photography than the...More

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Response from GlobeTrotting631014 | Reviewed this property |
Not really. Just take your shoes off and that’s it.
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Hi, it's free I think..
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