- The Kedaton Kutai Kartanegara was originally meant to be the residence of the Sultan, but has been transformed into a cultural centre to preserve art and culture.Kedaton
- Don’t miss a visit to the unique candy-coloured stilt village of Muara Muntai. The charming wooden village is built over a swamp has an 8 km wooden board walk connecting the different areas in the village.Muara Muntai boardwalk village
- In the sultanate palace, you can see the king’s throne, royal jewellery and learn the history of the oldest Hindu Kingdom.Sultanate palace and Kutai Kingdom tombs
- At the charming little wood museum, built from Borneo woods, you can get a good impression of the large variety of trees that grow in Borneo.Wood museum
- At Muara Kaman, upstream Mahakam river, you can find historical evidence of the oldest Hindu kingdom heritage in Indonesia.Yupa site Hindu kingdom
Sultanate palace and Kutai Kingdom tombs
In the sultanate palace, you can see the king’s throne, royal jewellery and learn the history of the oldest Hindu Kingdom.
Sultanate palace and Kutai Kingdom tombsthe facts
In the sultanate palace, you can see the king’s throne, royal jewellery and learn the history of the oldest Hindu Kingdom. The palace is famous for sacred relics from the Ramayana legend like the Uncal necklace. Visitors come from far to worship this legendary necklace, said to be one of a pair. The other one is in India.
The Kutai kingdom tombs are just next door. There are 249 tombs of Kutai kings and relatives, among which, the tomb of Aji Imbut, founder of Tenggarong city.
The sultanate palace and kingdom toms are located in the city centre of Tenggarong and within walking distance from the Wooden mosque and Kedaton.