Monday, November 15, 2021

Palembang Tourist Attractions That Are No Less Interesting Than Tourist Places In Other Cities

Palembang Tourist Attractions That Are No Less Interesting Than Tourist Places In Other Cities

Although less well known, Palembang turns out to have many tourist destinations that cannot be underestimated. There are many interesting Palembang tours to visit. Check out the list of places below. When visiting Palembang, you really must visit this tourist spot!

Punti Kayu Forest

Palembang Tourist Attractions That Are No Less Interesting Than Tourist Places In Other Cities

Punti Kayu is a forest in the middle of Palembang City. This forest is dominated by pine trees with an area of 12 hectares. Punti Kayu forest is usually used as a tourist spot for local people because of its very easy to reach location. This place is often used as a picnic area for family, friends, and various communities.

Punti Kayu Forest is located on Street Kol. Burlian km 6.5, Karya Baru, Alang-Alang Lebar, Palembang City. The operating hours are from 09.00 am to 04.00 pm. The entrance ticket is also quite affordable, IDR 20,000 for children and IDR 25,000 for adults.

Siguntang Hill

Palembang Tourist Attractions That Are No Less Interesting Than Tourist Places In Other Cities

In the XIV-XVII centuries, Siguntang Hill was a place that was considered sacred. Here are the tombs of the descendants of the Sriwijaya royal family. This place is also considered a very historical place for the Sriwijaya Kingdom which was once the center of the spread of Buddhism in the archipelago.

Siguntang Hill has an area of 12.8 hectares. The location is on Street Srijaya Negara, Bukit Lama, Ilir Barat I, Palembang. For history lovers and want to see the legacy of the glory of the Sriwijaya Kingdom, you have to come here.

Kemaro Island

Palembang Tourist Attractions That Are No Less Interesting Than Tourist Places In Other Cities

Kemaro Island is a small delta located in the middle of the Musi River. On this island, there is a very legendary building, namely the Hok Tjing Rio Temple. This island is called Kemaro because the island never sinks even though the Musi River is at high tide. Apart from its unique name, there is a very popular legend about this island.

Srivijaya Kingdom Archaeological Park

Palembang Tourist Attractions That Are No Less Interesting Than Tourist Places In Other Cities

The Sriwijaya Kingdom Archaeological Park is a site in the form of a park and a former settlement during the Srivijaya Kingdom. In this area is found a network of canals, ditches, and ponds that are neatly arranged like a man-made garden. Therefore this place is associated with the garden during the kingdom.

In addition to the park, there are also found many ancient relics which show that this place was once a residential area full of activities.

Al-Quran Museum

Palembang Tourist Attractions That Are No Less Interesting Than Tourist Places In Other Cities

The Al-Quran Museum is located on Street Moh. Amen, Gandus, Palembang. This tourist spot in Palembang turns out to be the largest Al-Quran museum in the world. The Al-Quran Museum or the full name Bayt Al-Qur'an Al-Akbar Museum has a height of 15 m with wooden walls decorated with carvings of the Holy Qur'an which were carved directly by the Palembang people. Because it is considered a sacred place for visitors who want to come here are encouraged to wear modest and closed clothes. Especially women are required to wear the hijab.

Those are some tourist attractions in Palembang City that are no less interesting than tourist attractions in other cities. 

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