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The North Sumatra Museum or locally known as Gedung Arca Museum, is a state-owned museum located along Jalan H.M Jhoni, Medan, Indonesia. This museum is the largest museum in North Sumatra and includes a variety of cultural heritage of Indonesia, as well as art and crafts from various ethnic groups in North Sumatra.

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Masjid Raya Al-Mashun

Masjid Raya Al-Mashun

1.27km from State Museum of North Sumatra

Great Mosque of Medan or Masjid Raya Al Mashun is a mosque located in Medan, Indonesia. The mosque was built in the year 1906 and completed in 1909. In the beginning of its establishment, the mosque was a part of the Maimun palace complex. Its architectural style combines Middle Eastern, Indian and Spanish elements. The mosque has an octagonal shape and has wings to the south, east, north and west.

Istana Maimun

Istana Maimun

1.52km from State Museum of North Sumatra

Maimoon Palace or Maimun Palace is a 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 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 Indi

Tjong A Fie Mansion

Tjong A Fie Mansion

2.61km from State Museum of North Sumatra

Tjong A Fie Mansion is a two-story mansion in Medan, North Sumatra, built by Tjong A Fie a Hakka merchant who came to own much of the land in Medan through his plantations, later becoming 'Majoor der Chineezen' in Medan and constructing the Medan-Belawan railway. The building is constructed in Chinese-European-Art Deco style, and was completed in 1900, and said to have been modeled on the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion.

Vihara Gunung Timur

Vihara Gunung Timur

3.27km from State Museum of North Sumatra

Gunung Timur Temple is a Chinese Taoism temple which is the largest in the city of Medan, Indonesia and possibly also on the island of Sumatra. This temple was built in the 1962. This temple is located at Jalan Hang Tuah. This temple already served as main temple in Medan for many years and it was also one of Medan's multicultural icon. This temple always be filled with worshippers on Imlek, Cap Go Meh days and Chit Gwee Pua festival.

Rahmat International Wildlife Museum & Gallery

Rahmat International Wildlife Museum & Gallery

3.41km from State Museum of North Sumatra

Rahmat International Wildlife Museum & Gallery is a natural history museum in Medan, Indonesia. The museum displays various collections of wildlife from the smallest to the largest according to the habitat. After the development was completed in October 2007, the Museum & Gallery has an area of 2970 m² building. Its founder is a fan of sport hunting and the conservation of nature. Through the museum, he invites the visitor to better understand the diversity of wildlife that exist in the world a

Maha Vihara Maitreya

Maha Vihara Maitreya

7.79km from State Museum of North Sumatra

Maha Vihara Maitreya, is a Buddhist temple located on Medan, which is claimed to be the largest non-historical buddhist temple in Indonesia. This temple is often called Vihara Cemara Asri because it is located in housing complex of Cemara Asri. Maha Vihara Maitreya was built in 1991 on an area of 4.5 hectares and was inaugurated on August 21, 2008.

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North Sumatra is the fourth most-populous province after West Java, East Java and Central Java . it covers an area of 72,981 sq.km, and at the Census of 2015 it had a population of 13,923,262.

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