Palembang is the capital city of the South Sumatra province in Indonesia. Palembang is one of the oldest cities in Indonesia, and has a history of being a capital of a maritime empire millennia ago. Located on the Musi River banks on the east coast of southern Sumatra island, it has an area of 400.61 square kilometres and a population of 1.7 million. Palembang is the second-largest city in Sumatra after Medan and the seventh-largest city in Indonesia. The city hosted the26th edition of Southeast Asian Games from 11 to 22 November 2011 along with Jakarta.
Palembang landmarks include the Ampera bridge and the Musi River, the latter of which divides the city into two, Seberang Ilir to the north and Seberang Ulu to the south. The Seberang Ilir is Palembang’s economic and cultural centre and the Seberang Ulu is its political centre.
- Palembang is the capital city of the South Sumatra province in Indonesia. Palembang is one of the oldest cities in Indonesia, and has a history of being a capital of a maritime empire millennia ago
- Ampera Bridge is a Vertical-lift bridge in the city of Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia, which is the landmark of the city
- Ampera bridge connects Seberang Ulu and Seberang Ilir, two regions of Palembang City
- Benteng Kuto Besak, situated on the banks of the Musi River and adjacent to Ampera Bridge, this fort is one of the Palembang Darussalam Sultanate of heritage buildings. Inside the fort there are the health office II Sriwijaya Military Command and hospitals
- This fortress is the only fort in Indonesia and the stone-walled fortress eligible / defense that was built at his own expense for purposes of defense from enemy attack Europeans and not a hero named Europe. Now days it become a place of recreation
- "Bundaran Air Mancur" has been around since the 1970's. Built right in front of the Palembang Grand Mosque.
- "Bundaran Air Mancur" also marks kilometer zero of Palembang. Has undergone several renovations by adding colored lights are lit every night.
- The Fountain of "Bundaran Air Mancur" that gushed into the shiny studded headlights
- Palembang Grand Mosque is one of the inheritances of the Palembang Sultanate. This mosque is known as the center of Palembang city.
- Palembang Grand Mosque was built from 1738 to 1748 by Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin I, also known as Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin Jaya Wikramo. Some say it was the largest mosque in Indonesia at that time.
- Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Museum, located near the Bridge and Fort Ampera Religious Tourism and former royal palace is one of the relics of Palembang Darussalam. It poses a lot of objects - objects historic city of Palembang.
- Not only is the museum rich in its collections, but the building itself is a historical legacy, as it is a monument of the golden age of the Palembang Sultanate.
- The Island of Kemaro, or sometimes spelled Kamaru, located midstream in the wide Musi River delta where there are pagodas and Chinese temples.
- The Island of Kemaro is a place of Chinese celebrations and religious commemorations were introduced and accepted as part of local culture. Today the annual highlight in the Chinese calendar is the Cap Go Meh, held 15 days after Chinese New Year, - here called Sin Cia
- On this day, thousands of ethnic Chinese from Palembang and around Indonesia, as well as from neighbouring Singapore, Malaysia to Hong Kong and Taiwan gather on the island, arriving here by boat from Palembang city.
- Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium also known as Jakabaring Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium located in Jakabaring Sport City complex in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia. It is currently used mostly for football matches.
- The construction begin in 2001 and finished in 2004 to host the Palembang 2004 National Games. The stadium holds 40,000 spectators.
- Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport is an international airport serving the city of Palembang, South Sumatra and surrounding areas. The airport is located in the region KM.10 Sukarame District.