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Sumenep Palace and Museum

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Address: Jalan Sutomo, Sumenep, Madura Island, Indonesia

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In the palace there are some museum and also a place that have myth when we wash our face there could look more younger

Reviewed 6 days ago
Febryan P
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

In the palace there are some museum and also a place that have myth when we wash our face there could look more younger

Thank Febryan P
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

The kraton or palace is worth-visiting. There are some fine buildings to see and interesting exhibits. Mostly dating from the 18th century. You are free to stroll around. There is the main palace building, the water gardens, the museum within the kraton, the gate house, and a small museum across the road.

Thank Graeme S
Frankston, Australia
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

I was shown around the museum and palace by a lovely young lady who spoke excellent English. Museum has much on interest; a carriage gifted by King George of England, a huge Koran plus photos of the kings of Sumenep.

Thank mjoyc48
Malang, Indonesia
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Reviewed 22 January 2016

The palace is really lovely place to see. It is interesting to see mix of asian and european architecture.

Thank J1772ZAmartina
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 24 April 2014

The collection awaiting inside is so very impressive, unfortunately some pieces are falling apart due to lack of funds to properly take care of them. But very impressive all the same. Massive storage of furniture and royal fixtures from centuries ago. Truly inspiring which should be taken better care before it is lost.

1 Thank Paul480
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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Reviewed 28 March 2013

The guided tour was very worthwhile taking in as it did the royal horse carriage museum, the kraton and the taman sari. It was an ideal starting point for a later trip to the royal cemetery at AstaTinggi. The bupati's office is behind the kraton and he walks through the old section to host events there. There is no doubt... More 

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Chengdu, China
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Reviewed 10 October 2011

Situated at the eastern island of the dry, barren island of Madura, Sumenep is, without a doubt, the island's finest town. Though it is not the largest settlement on the island today, Sumenep trumps all other towns in history, culture and allure. There are only a few more charming towns on Java itself. This small city has a history dating... More 

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