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Minggu, 21 Februari 2010

New palace of the Emperor of Pagaruyung nearly finished





The imperial palace of the Emperor of Minangkabauw, or the Emperor of Pagaruyung; theIstana Basa Pagaruyung;is nearly ready. The first time this palace was built was in 1805. Then in 1815 it was destroyedduring a islamic rebellion.It was rebuilt the 2nd time totally after WorldWar II. To be precise:1986 all was ready there.At 27-2-2007 the wooden palace was burnt again and directly they decidedto rebuilt it according to the old design.Now it is nearly fnished. Hereby the pictures of it. We shall update you, when it will be openend. Then THE symbol of Minangkabauwculture in West-Sumatra will be there again.


I. Festivana
D.P. Tick gRMK/Pusaka