Sumbawa Island place on West Nusa Tenggara Province, has been inhabited since glaciations time (one million years ago) began its story since the 14th century BC by political relation with Majapahit empire beneath the leadership of Majapahit king, king Hayam Wuruk and his famous royal dukes Gajah Mada (1350-1389), at that time Sumbawa known as its Dewa Awan Kuning kingdom that embrace hinduistis as its believe and the last kingdom ruled named as Dewa Majaruwa who finally embrace Islam for submission by Goa Kingdom of South Sulawesi.
Built in 1885 by sultan Muhammad Jalaludinsyah III (1833-1931) is the 6th sultan ruled from dynasty “Dewa Dalam Bawa”. Sultan Muhammad Jalaludinsyah III appointed as government autorithy by Netherlands-Indie’s acta in October the 18th in 1885, since that colonialism in Sumbawa run effectively. The location of Old Palaced exsisted on the capital city of Sumbawa showing that the economi an governing started since past. Before the palace was built, ther e are several pf sumbwa kingdom ruled such as gunung setia palace, bala balong palace, and bala sawo palace.
Bala rea (The Old Palace) constructed by 99 pilars that symbolic shown the name of Allah (Asmaul husnah). A twin palace made by strong wood construction chosen, a tick wood present from every regions and sub-district in Sumbawa makes the old palace stand as the great palace as ever built. A palace that kept the history and mystery together makes it exquisite for further study to the one who hunted for it.