The Ampera Bridge is located on Jalan Lintas Sumatra, Seberang Ulu I District, Palembang City, which is the most famous icon of Palembang City’s pride.
Visiting Palembang will be lacking if you haven’t visited this iconic bridge. The bridge, which was once the longest bridge in Southeast Asia, is more than 1000 meters long, 22 meters wide and 63 meters high. At night, the Ampera Bridge looks even more beautiful with its decorative lights.
Kuto Besak Fortress is located at Jalan Sultan Mahmud Badarudin, 19 Ilir, Bukit Kecil, Palembang. This fort is a tourist place with historical buildings located on the banks of the Musi River. It was built in 1780, was styled by the city government of Palembang into a plaza in the front yard of the fort, equipped with benches, food vendors, and boat rental facilities for traveling on the Musi River. To visit Kuto Besak Fortress, visitors will be charged an entrance ticket of IDR 5,000. Located quite close to the city center of Palembang, with a distance of about 4 km can be reached in about 15 minutes.
Cheng Ho Mosque
Cheng Ho Mosque is located on Jalan Pangeran Ratu Perumahan TOP Atlit, 15 Ulu Village, Seberang Ulu I District, Palembang City, is a mosque with an architectural blend of Palembang, Chinese and Arabic cultures. The mosque with the full name of Masjid Al Islam Muhammad Cheng Ho,it is a symbol of multiculturalism in Palembang, the mosque is dominated by the distinctive colors of green and red.
Punti Kayu Nature Park
Punti Kayu Nature Park is an urban forest area located on Jalan Kolonel Burlian Km 6.5, Karya Baru, Alang-alang Lebar, Palembang. This park has an area of about 50 hectares, which is very suitable for family tourism, because it is often used as a picnic area by laying out mats and eating food. Punti Kayu Nature Park has rides that can be enjoyed by visitors, such as replicas of the wonders of the world, farm zone, flying fox, and others.
The Balaputradeva Museum houses collections from pre-historic times, the Srivijaya era, the Palembang Sultanate era, to the Dutch colonial era. The location is located on Jalan Srijaya number 1, Alang-alang Lebar sub-district, Palembang City.
Siguntang Hill is a place to eat figures of Sriwijaya Kingdom descent, located on Jalan Srijaya Negara, Bukit Lama Village, Ilir Barat I District, Palembang. Based on history, It is also a place of worship for Buddhists, with evidence of a Buddha statue made of granite which has a height of 2.77 meters. Bukit Siguntang is visited by visitors to make a pilgrimage, just to relax, to become the location for pre-wedding photos.
Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin Mosque
Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Grand Mosque which is located on Jalan Jend. Sudirman, 19 Ilir, Bukit Kecil District, Palembang City is the largest mosque in Palembang, a legacy of the Palembang Darussalam Sultanate. Visiting Palembang, take time for a religious tour at the Great Mosque of Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II.
Kemaro Island is located in the middle of the Musi River, which was formed by natural processes from the soil and silt that accumulated in the river mouth and formed an island.It has historical sites such as the 9-story Pagoda, Hok Tjing Rio Temple, Klenteng, love trees, and the tomb of the island’s guard. Visitors who come will feel the atmosphere of the bamboo curtain country.
The best time to visit is during the Cap Go Meh celebration or 15 days after the Chinese New Year, because a number of activities are held to celebrate Cap Go meh such as Barongsai, Drama, Wayang Potehi, musical performances, to culinary tours.