Category: South Sumatra

South Sumatra

KUTO BESAK FORTRESS

KUTO BESAK FORTRESS

www.indonesia.biz.id – Standing atop the 10 meters high and 288.75 meters long thick walls of Kuto Besak Fortress, one looks down on the passing boats and ships on the Musi River below. Built during the 17th century, Kuto Besak...

Ampera Bridge

PALEMBANG ON THE MUSI RIVER

www.indonesia.biz.id – Palembang, the second largest town on Sumatra after Medan, was once the celebrated seat of the rich and powerful Srivijaya kingdom, that for more than three centuries – from the 9th to the 11th century –...

AMPERA BRIDGE

AMPERA BRIDGE

www.indonesia.biz.id – Ampera Bridge was constructed in April 1962, after getting approval of President Soekarno. At first, this 1,177 meters long and 22 meters wide bridge was called Bung Karno Bridge. It was officially opened...

The Great Mosque of Palembang

PALEMBANG GRAND MOSQUE

www.indonesia.biz.id – Palembang Grand Mosque is one of the inheritances of the Palembang Sultanate. This mosque is known as the center of Palembang city. It was built from 1738 to 1748 by Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin...

MUSI RIVER

MUSI RIVER TOUR

www.indonesia.biz.id – You will find something missing if you visit Palembang without taking a Musi River tour. This famous river is the longest in Sumatra at 750 kilometers long. Taking the Musi River tour is...

Sembilang National Park

SEMBILANG NATIONAL PARK

www.indonesia.biz.id – Sembilang National Park is a natural coastal wet land area with various forest ecosystems of peat moss swamps, fresh water swamps, mangrove forests and mud flats.  Administratively, it is part of Banyuasin district and...

Goa Putri

GOA PUTRI

www.indonesia.biz.id – Goa Putri is a leading tourist destination in South Sumatra province. It is located 230 kilometers from Palembang, or 35 kilometers from Baturaja, the capital city of Ogan Komering Ulu (OKU). This cave is...

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