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Pagaruyung Palace

Pagaruyung, Tanjung Emas, Bukittinggi 27281, Indonesia
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Fantastic Architecture

Amazing to see how the palace was built without nails and that the beams that support the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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worth visiting especially if you want to know the history of the local minangkabau folk

this is an outdoor attraction. but once in the area there are 2 main palaces for u to visit which... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Pagaruyung, Tanjung Emas, Bukittinggi 27281, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing to see how the palace was built without nails and that the beams that support the minangkabau building are slanted. This design is to withstand the earthquake that are prevalent in Indonesia. Very colourfull and intricate carvings and one can feel the granduer of...More

Thank Noseason
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is an outdoor attraction. but once in the area there are 2 main palaces for u to visit which is interconnected. the wooden carvings are beautiful and very intricate. loads of stairs to climb as this palace is 3 storey high. no lift. not...More

Thank Nursakina K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The palace was a huge building & it has 3 level. The palace was unique & its anti earthquake.You also can try the traditional Minang Kabau Wedding attire with cheap rate.

Thank Eilyn M
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

One hour driving from bukittinggi was paid with the beautiful palace. The palace made by woods and the inside is fantastic. I love this palace

Thank Yuliana Y
Reviewed 23 August 2017

a newly rebuild palace as the origional was charred in fire in Feb 2007. the caused of the fire was due to lightning. some of the artifacts ere destroyed. you can rent a costume of Minang gent and lady and photograph with the view of...More

Thank azah A
Reviewed 23 May 2017

It is a must visit for tourist who visit Padang City and Bukittinggi. Historical Palace but is not a original one since it was burnt in 1804, 1966 and 2007. But no more king system in that place

Thank PakNgoh
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Entrance fee is about 12000 rupiah - u get to visit the palace which is made from wood complete with intricate carvings throughout. U also can rent the traditional costumes too..

Thank Swi C
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The Pagaruyuan palace is a glorious work of Minangkabau architecture, covered with the unique woodcarvings of the region. The guides give an enthusiastic and very informative tour of the inside. I highly recommend a stop here.

Thank Boonlong
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This palace is not the original palace of Pagaruyung.The original palace had been burned down very long time ago.According to our tourguide,the palace caught fire about 7 times. And the local government had rebuilt it many times to replicate the original palace. It's a family...More

Thank Astri Ayu Budhi H
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Very nice and unique architecture. Walk up all the way and enjoyed the art. Very informative on minang culture too.

Thank MarShahrie
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19 July 2017|
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Response from Boonlong | Reviewed this property |
I wish I could help you but I don't know. I was with a tour. Sorry.
Jenny M
20 September 2015|
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Response from Neenha | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jenny, I think it open at 8 am and closed at 5 pm