08 May 2006

Keraton Surosowan (Banten)


Keraton Surosowan (The Palace of Surosowan) was built during the reign of Sultan Maulana Hasanuddin (1525-1552). Most of buildings were partly totally damaged.


What remains is only the wall of the fortress ciecling the ruin of the monument. According to the old maps it is known that in the past the complexes of the palace were surrounded by a ditch as a guard.


It was said, that in the past small ship was able to sail along the ditch or along the canal to the open sea.
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