8 Palaces in Indonesia that you should visit - With photos & details

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8 Palaces to explore in Indonesia

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Bogor PalaceIstana Bogor, Palédang, Bogor Tengah, Bogor, Kecamatan Bogor Tengah, Kota Bogor, Jawa Kulon, Indonesia

The Bogor Palace is one of six Presidential Palaces of Indonesia, it is located in the city of Bogor, West Java. The palace is noted for its distinctive architectural and historical features, as well as the adjoining botanical gardens. Istana Bogor was opened to the public in 1968 to public tour groups , with the permission of the acting President of Indonesia, Suharto. The gardens of the palace covers an area of 284,000 square metres.

Istana MaimunJl. Brigjend Katamso No.66, A U R, Kec. Medan Maimun, Kota Medan, Sumatera Utara 20151, Indonesia

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

Istano Basa PagaruyungJl. Sutan Alam Bagagarsyah, Pagaruyung, Tj. Emas, Kabupaten Tanah Datar, Sumatera Barat 27281, Indonesia

Pagaruyung Palace is the palace of the former Pagaruyung Kingdom. The original Pagaruyung palace was built entirely from timber masonry, however, the current building frame was built using modern concrete structure.

Keraton Kasepuhan CirebonJl. Kasepuhan No.43, Kesepuhan, Kec. Lemahwungkuk, Kota Cirebon, Jawa Barat 45114, Indonesia

The Kraton Kasepuhan is the oldest kraton (sultan's palace) in the Indonesian city of Cirebon. It is the residence of the Sultan of Kasepuhan and the royal palace of Sultanate of Cirebon. It was built in 1447 and its architecture and interior are a blend of Sundanese, Javanese, Islamic, Chinese and Dutch styles.

Merdeka Palace2, Jl. Medan Merdeka Utara No.3, RT.2/RW.3, Gambir, Kecamatan Gambir, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10110, Indonesia

The Merdeka Palace, is one of six presidential palaces in Indonesia. It is located on the north side of Merdeka Square in Central Jakarta, Indonesia and is used as the official residence of the President of the Republic of Indonesia. It is one of the tourist attractions in Indonesia.

Taman TirtaganggaAbabi, Abang, Karangasem Regency, Bali 80852, Indonesia

Tirta Gangga is a former royal palace in eastern Bali, Indonesia, about 5 kilometers from Karangasem, near Abang. Named after the sacred river Ganges in Hinduism, it is noted for the Karangasem royal water palace, bathing pools and its Patirthan temple. The one-hectare complex was built in 1946 by the late King of Karangsem but was destroyed almost entirely by the eruption of nearby Mount Agung in 1963.

The Palace of YogyakartaJl. Rotowijayan Blok No. 1, Panembahan, Kecamatan Kraton, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, Indonesia

The Kraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat is a palace complex in the city of Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. It is the seat of the reigning Sultan of Yogyakarta and his family. The complex is a center of Javanese culture, and contains a museum displaying royal artifacts. It is guarded by the Yogyakarta Kraton Guards . It is now one of the beautiful tourist attractions in Indonesia.

Ubud PalaceJl. Raya Ubud No.8, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia

The Ubud Palace, officially Puri Saren Agung, is a historical building complex situated in Ubud, Gianyar Regency of Bali, Indonesia.   Campuhan river junction The palace was the official residence of the royal family of Ubud. It was on his travels that Rsi Markaneya received a divine revelation that in Bali he was to bury five precious metals on a mountain slope where the mother temple of Besakih now stands today.  This place is very important in the history of Bali and is preserved in its royal