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Palembang Fashion Week 2017

65 Desainer Lokal dan Nasional Beraksi di Palembang Fashion Week 2017 Palembang Fashion Week 2017 melibatkan desainer yang lebih banyak dibanding penyelenggaraan sebelumnya. Tercatat 65 desainer dan tenant siap untuk menunjukkan koleksi trend terbaru 2017 yang terbagi menjadi tiga kategori … Continue reading



Kapitan Cina Terakhir Di Palembang

Siang di ruang tamu Rumah Abu di Kampung Kapitan Palembang, Keturunan Langsung dari Kapitan Cina terakhir di pecinan Palembang, Mulyadi bercerita dengan penuh semangat. Banyak yang dia sampaikan terlebih mengenai sejarah leluhurnya. Seperti kebanyakan warga Palembang lainnya, sejarah Palembang yang … Continue reading



Disbudpar Sumsel Promosi Wisata Sumsel Di  Berlin

BERLIN – Keseriusan Pemerintah Provinsi Sumatera Selatan untuk mendongkrak kunjungan Wisatawan Manca Negara ke Indonesia khususnya ke Sumatera Selatan salah satu langkah yang diambilnya adalah dengan mengikuti Ajang  Internationale Tourismus-Borse Berlin (ITB) Berlin yang berlangsung di Masse Berlin Jerman dari … Continue reading




Komunitas Sosial Media, Elemen Penting Promo Wisata Sumsel

Palembang – Gubernur Sumatera Selatan H Alex Noerdin menerima Komunitas Sosial Media di Griya Agung Palembang, Senin (13/2/2017). Sekitar 20 orang yang hadir dari komunitas Palembang Terkini, Blogger, Desainer, Ahli Properti, Backpacker dan Rumah Kue. Kemudian tampak hadir juga Kepala … Continue reading



Perahu Dan Sungai Musi Jadi Branding Sumsel

Palembang – Pemerintah Provinsi (Pemprov) Sumatera Selatan (Sumsel) bersama PT Markplus Indonesia yang merupakan perusahaan yang dipercaya memprakarsai terkait branding wisata Sumsel akhirnya memutuskan Perahu Ketek dan Sungai Musi menjadi branding Sumsel. Kepala Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata (Diabudpar) Provinsi Sumsel … Continue reading



Gubernur Sumsel Resmikan Kampung Wisata Al-Munawar

Palembang – Sebagai bentuk kerja nyata dalam mempromosikan pariwisata di Provinsi Sumatera Selatan, Gubernur Sumsel Alex Noerdin meresmikan destinasi wisata religi Kampung Al-Munawar, yang berlokasi di kawasan 13 Ulu Palembang, Sabtu (11/2/2017). Melalui peresmian ini, Alex Noerdin mengimbau kepada masyarakat … Continue reading



Festival Imlek Indonesia 2017 Sumsel, Cermin Saling Menghargai dan Saling Menghormati

Palembang- Nampaknya keserasian antar keanekaragaman agama di Sumatera Selatan semakin mencerminkan wonderfull Sumatera Selatan (Sumsel). Terbukti seperti terlaksananya even festival tahunan yakni Festival Imlek Indonesia 2017 yang dihadiri langsung oleh Gubernur Sumatera Selatan H. Alex Noerdin di Palembang Sport and … Continue reading



Festival Imlek Palembang Targetkan 25 Ribu Pengunjung

Palembang – Festival Imlek Indonesia (FII) yang akan berlangsung di Palembang Sport and Convention Center (PSCC), Palembang, Sumatera Selatan pada 11-12 Februari 2017 sedikitnya bakal dihadiri 25.000 pengunjung. FII Palembang kali ini tidak hanya dimeriahkan hiburan kebudayaan Tionghoa, berbagai kebudayaan … Continue reading



Mahasiswa Malaya Malaysia Silang Budaya di Kampung Al Munawar

Palembang – Kampung Arab Al Munawar kembali menarik perhatian wisatawan mancanegara, kali ini giliran dari negeri tetangga Malaysia yang bertandang ke Al Munawar dengan beragam kegiatan. Adalah rombongan mahasiswa dari Universitas Malaya Kualalumpur dengan Program Jelajah Adatnya yang tiba di … Continue reading



Megalit Sumsel Dipamerkan di Belgia

Kaganga.com – Palembang, Kebudayaan Megalitik atau kebudayaan batu besar di Sumatera Selatan (Sumsel) berupa Arca Ibu Menggendong Anak yang disimpan di Museum Balaputera Dewa Palembang akan dipamerkan di Festival Seni dan Budaya Europalia 2017 kurang lebih selama empat bulan, di … Continue reading



Puluhan Backpacker Cilik Asal Bogor “Stay In” Di Kampung Al Munawar

Palembang – Destinasi Wisata di Kota Palembang kini semakin dikenal oleh semua kalangan di dalam negeri. Bahkan salah satunya oleh siswa-siswi dari School Of Universe, Parung Bogor Jawa Barat. 31 siswa ini sengaja memilih Kota Palembang sebagai tujuan wisata backpackingnya … Continue reading




Tari Gending Sriwijaya Buka “Fest In Fest”

JAKARTA – Tari Gending Sriwijaya yang dibawakan oleh delapan gadis Palembang, didaulat menjadi sajian pembuka even Festival Indonesia Festival (Fest In Fest), yang dihelat di Balairung Soesilo Soedarman Kementrian Pariwisata Jakarta, Kamis (26/01). Menteri Pariwisata Arief Yahya menyatakan, wisatawan mancanegara … Continue reading



LRT Berinterior Motif Songket

Palembang – Mega Proyek Light Rail Transit (LRT) di Sumsel akan disentuh dengan kearifan lokal pada bagian interior dan eksteriornya, hal ini dilakukan agar suasana lokal tetap ada pada angkutan modern tersebut. Kepala Bidang Perkeretaapian, Afrian Jhon mengatakan pengadaan terbong LRT … Continue reading




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Ampera Bridge

This bridge is located in Palembang city, South Sumatra province. Ampera bridge, which has become a symbol of the city, is located in the middle of city and connecting Seberang Ulu and Seberang Ilir Musi regions. Besides its culinary, Palembang also known for Ampera Bridge which has become an icon of Palembang. This bridge was built in April 1962.

Benteng Kuto Besak (fort)

Kuto Besak Fort is the palace building in 18th century which had become the center of Palembang sultanate. Kuto Besak Forth built in 1780 by un-known architect and the head project was a Chinese man. Kuto Besak Fort is standing at 10meters height. From here, you can see the boats traffic in Musi river. This fort is the pride of Palembang people because this stone fort is the biggest and the only fortress in Palembang that used for fight colonial.

Musi River

Musi River has known as the longest river in Sumatra island, which is about 750 kilometers. Starting from upstream in Kepahiang, Bengkulu, Musi River flowing away through South Sumatra and split Palembang into Seberang Ilir in north side and Seberang Ulu in south side. This river formed a delta and as distribute in Sungsang downtown area.

Kemaro Island

Kemaro island is a small island on Musi river. It is located in the delta of Musi River.It can be reached by public and personal transportation about 30 minutes from the center of city. Or it can also reached by rent boats that have stand by in front of Kuto Besak with about 45 to 60 minutes away. Name of Kemaro island means 'The island is always dry and never watery although there is high tide'. This island looks like a floating island.

Mount Dempo

Mount Dempo is the highest mountain in South Sumatra. Mt. Dempo is also the highest peak in Bukit Barisan mountain range that stretches along the entire island of Sumatra, forming tis backbone.
In the forest area to Mount Dempo there is small river with clear water. The climbers can take this river water as drinking water for the trip. To climb, visitors must go through forest area by tracing a path that filled with many large trees roots. The forests itself is dense and desolate, so that occasionally you will hear the sound of birdsong.

Bidadari Waterfall

Bidadari waterfall is a natural tourist destination in Lahat. Bidadari waterfall has about 30 meters height or it same as 10 floors building. The local communities have another name of Bidadari waterfall; Ayek Asem. Near to Bidadari waterfall, there are also other beautiful waterfalls, such as Bujang Gadis waterfall, Sumbing waterfall and Naga waterfall.

Temam Waterfall

Temam waterfall is different with others waterfalls that we usually visit. This waterfall is formed naturally and lengthwise about 12 meters high and 25 meters width. The uniqueness of the slotted and curved stone under the waterfall is commonly used by visitors to sit and enjoy the thrill of the waterfall in front of them. Temam waterfall is located in Rahma village, Lubuk Linggau, South Sumatra Province. At the top of the waterfall, there is also a suspension bridge in 100m length, so that the visitors could enjoy Temam waterfall from this bridge in about 50m distance.

Megalith Relics

In a report from the Institute for Archaeological Research Team Palembang mention that generally, Pagaralam and Lahat megalithic sites situated at 400 m altitude which have high rainfall throughout the year. You can see some relics of the Megalithic era that were estimated at more than 1,000 years old. The large stone relics are Menhir, Dolmen, Grave Stone, statue, Lumpang Batu, Batu Dakon, punden and so on.

Bukit Serelo

Serelo Hill is one of the unique hills in Indonesia, located in the South Sumatra regency of Lahat. The Hill is often referred to as the hill shows most people because of the shape of the hill that formed the sticking point to the sky. Serelo Hill is located about 270km from Palembang, South Sumatra. From Palembang, the hill can be reached by traveling about 4-5 hours using four-wheel vehicles.

Songket

Songket is a fabric that belongs to the brocade family of Indonesia textiles. It is hand-woven in silk or cotton, and intricately patterned with gold or silver threads. The metallic threads stand out against the background cloth to create a shimmering effect. In the weaving process the metallic threads are inserted in between the silk or cotton weft (latitudinal) threads in a technique called supplementary weave.

Ranau Lake

Beside Toba Lake, Sumatra Island also has Ranau Lake, the second largest lake in Sumatra. Not only its spacious and beautiful, the air around the lake is also very cool. Ranau Lake is located on the border of West Lampung, Lampung and Ogan Komering Ulu Selatan, South Sumatra Province. For touring around the lake which has about 44 km2 wide area, visitors can use a motor boat, which known as 'Ketek'.