Home Meriam Puntung Since a few months last relics of history "Meriam Puntung" located at the front page Maimun Medan Istana, deserted in the visit by tourists, both local and foreign tourists. Whereas before, according to Meriam stump guard, Rahman told antarasumut.com, Monday, heritage is always crowded transit. Rahman admitted, does not know exactly declining public enthusiasm to see one tourist attraction in Medan. "Sunday is usually a lot of tourists who come to see these stumps Meriam tourist attraction, but since last few months the community has been rare over here, I do not know why," he said. That afternoon, there was only one person who seems to visit Meriam Puntung are placed in special homes in the page Istanan Maimun. Visitors who called Edi said, he was curious to see first hand cannon stumps. "I just read about the history of the Meriam Puntung, after I see that the cannon was not intact, I think this is one relic of history that needs to look after, the community not to forget one of these historical relics" he said.
Princess Green Story
The presence of stumps in the Palace Maimun Cannons can not be separated from the story of Princess Green who lived in the Malay community. The story tells that in ancient times, exactly in 1612 and then, stand a kingdom called Aru Baru, (now Old Delhi). Kingdom is led by three brothers Mambang Diyazid, Princess Green and Mambang Sakti (fictional). Green famously beautiful daughter so that his name famous everywhere from Aceh to the northern tip of Java island. Sultan fell in love with the princess, and proposed to her to be queen. Proposal was rejected by the second Sultan's brother Prince Green. Sultan was very angry because the refusal was regarded as an insult against him. So any fight against the Sultanate of Aceh Sultanate of Deli, which then led by elder brother Prince, Mambang Yazid.
Al-story, using the magical power of an older brother of Princess Green (Mambang Yazeed) was transformed into a dragon and a longer (Mambang Hayali) became sepucuk cannon who never stopped shooting at soldiers in Aceh until his death. Sultanate of Deli Lama suffered defeat in battle and because disappointed Crown Prince who becomes the cannon went off in part, the back came out to Labuhan Deli and the front to the Karo plateau approximately 5 km from Kabanjahe.
Green's daughter captive and put in a glass coffin loaded onto the ship for onward brought to Aceh through the Straits of Malacca. When the ship reached the end of Jambo Aye, Princess Green beg held a ceremony for him before the coffin lowered from the ship. At his request, must be submitted to him a number of rice and thousands of eggs and Prince granted the request woman. But the ceremony has just started a sudden berhembuslah A terrifying storm waves followed very high. From the sea comes the brother who has been transformed into a serpent, and by using a large jaw where her sister took the crate confinement, and then carried into the sea.
This legend is still popular among the people of Delhi and even also in the Malay community in Malaysia. In Old Delhi there is still a fortress and castle ruins dating back to Princess Green, is the rest of the cannon (cannon stumps) incarnation of the Green's brother Prince can be found on page Maimun Medan Istana.
Quoted from : http://www.antarasumut.com/budaya/pariwisata/pengunjung-peninggalan-sejarah-meriam-puntung-menurun/