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Kutai Sultan's Palace

Jln. Diponegoro, Tenggarong 75514, Indonesia
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Nice colonial era heritage building in Borneo

I visited the palace in mid 2017, while visiting nearby Borneo. The palace is very accessible, only... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
Arif H
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Jakarta, Indonesia
More collections please!!

I visited this place by the end of October and I was lucky to be able to visit this museum. The... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
GiboSinatra
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Indonesia
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Jln. Diponegoro, Tenggarong 75514, Indonesia
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

I visited the palace in mid 2017, while visiting nearby Borneo. The palace is very accessible, only an hour drive from Samarinda, capital city of East Kalimantan province, and can be easily found alongside Mahakam River. It was a worthwhile journey. The palace belongs to...More

1  Thank Arif H
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

I visited this place by the end of October and I was lucky to be able to visit this museum. The location was little bit behind the main entrance and yes it was lacking the sign how to get into the building. You can go...More

Thank GiboSinatra
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Getting to know my nation history by visiting the museum is awesome. Not only learn it from the book but to see them by myself. But i'm not good in history, so this whole experience for me is quite creepy. You can find souvenir market...More

Thank callmeyuri
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Nice place, nice museum n nice river view at the center of Tenggarong. The sultan also live in this place.

Thank Eriyanti B
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Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

I could say i learned many things in this place. I found traditional outfit,sultan's bedroom, the statue of him wearing his great outfit and many more. There's also the statue of how people of east Kalimantan manage their local resources. The place was also used...More

Thank Donna R
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Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Quite an information for tourists to get to know history of Balikpapan and how the province join Indonesia as a country. Personally love the head accessories gallery of several tribes. It is at the underground floor and quite hard to find the entrance. With very...More

2  Thank lyloi
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Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

It's a museum........formerly is a palace of sultanate of kutai kertanegara..... The most famous place in tenggarong n East Kalimantan..... The tourism authorities should put more effort to maintain it..... The place is not so clean n not maintain properly..... But well it's still having...More

Thank Fusamania
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Reviewed 6 March 2015

Kutai Sultan's Palace is also known as the Museum Mulawarman. Located in Tenggarong, East Kalimantan, Indonesia. It's nice to learn the history and art here. A great learning tool and fun for kids. Entry ticket price is very cheap, there are also many food stalls...More

1  Thank Novia311
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Reviewed 7 January 2015

I visited the place during november 2014. You can see King's chair made of gold, many gold ornaments weighing in KG made of gold, old weapons used by the people of the region, Stone statues with inscription in sanskrit, implying earlier indian connection culturally, Old...More

1  Thank vidyasagar_g
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

I am visiting Kutai Sultan's Palace at middle Februari 2014 drove my friends who visited Samarinda, after everything finished, we go to Kutai Kertanegara by vehicle. In there, my friends impressed with the Sultan's Palace collection and fragmen that show at the museum. There are...More

1  Thank Lolita S
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