Cross the Ampera Bridge, visit historic sites, or shop for souvenirs
Explore South Sumatra’s capital, a major port city that lies on both banks of the Musi River and is connected by the landmark Ampera Bridge. Visit the Great Mosque of Palembang, the city’s largest mosque dating back to the 1700s, and Kemaro Island, known for its Buddhist temple and Chinese pagoda. Learn about local history at the Museum Sumatera Selatan, Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Museum, and the Kuto Besak fort and park. Sports enthusiasts will want to stop by Jakabaring Sport City and catch a football match at Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium. Shoppers can visit the modern Palembang Indah Mall and Palembang Square Mall, or find local souvenirs such as sarongs and scarves from the nearby town of Tanjung Tunpung or the floating market of Pasar 16 Ilir.