Friday, February 25, 2011


Benteng tourism area are located beside Musi River Palembang South Sumatra. There are several tourism object on that area consist of :
1. Benteng Kuto Besak
Benteng/Fort Kuto besak is a building ex 17 century era palace that the centre of Palembang kingdom. Recently this building are used for Sriwijaya Military Commando (Kodim).
Benteng kuto Besak Picture
Ampera Bridge is the only one Bridge in Indonesia that equipped with open and close mechanism. Recently these mechanism are not work. For more detail about Ampera bridge just click link Ampera Bridge
Ampera bridge picture
3. Ampera bridge park
This park are located below Ampera bridge. good place for sitting and enjoy Musi River Panoramic.
 Ampera bridge park picture

4. Palembang Grand Mosque
Palembang grand mosque also call Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Mosque. This mosque is the biggest mosque in Palembang. This mosque is Palembang kingdom heritage, was built in 1738 to 1748. The Mosque had several time renovation and extension.

Palembang Grand Mosque picture

 5. Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Museum
The Museum is lie above benteng kuto lama. This Benteng/fort had been placed by dutch until it made to became a museum.
Foto Museum Sultan Mahmud Badarudin II Palembang
6. Monumen Perjuangan Rakyat (MONPERA)
Monumen Perjuangan Rakyat (People Fighting Monument) was built for memorized fighting of South Sumatra People when they fight against colonialism  in 1 January 1947 . It is known as five day five night battle.

Monumen Perjuangan Rakyat (Monpera) Palembang Picture
Benteng Ampera Palembang tourism area. Click picture for zoom.

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