Benteng Kuto Besak, Palembang

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A 17th-century fortress strategically created as an island in itself Benteng Kuto Besak, stands bordered by four rivers. The white stronghold represents a legacy of the Palembang Darussalam Sultanate, the Dutch colonial that reigned between the 16th and 19th centuries. Originally built as a defensive fort, the fortress still looks down over the rivers below and is operated by the military. While you can't access the fortress itself, you can walk the length of its high white walls and enjoy the vantage point of the famous Ampera Bridge nearby. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Palembang using our trip planner.
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  • The place usually for events or events such as music concerts, exhibitions, and so on. And is one of the must-see tourist location for berfoto-foto that picks up the background of the ampera bridge
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  • Now there's a place pedestrians and no longer wrote a merchant selling. And there is also a monument dsini belido yg so icons. Its also nice afternoon view..
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  • The fortress of yg stands firmly on the side of this domination, this fortress, in the headquarters of the army so that it is still very clean and well maintained
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  • Can see perfectly Jembatan Ampera and Musi River, public places so many people here
  • The heart of palembang, this place is where people across the city come to hangout with friends and family to enjoying the view
  • A museum that tells the historical of Palembang. So crowded at weekend night around here.
  • Good place to hangout, i recommend you to come at weekend in the morning, near sunset, and the night
  • Historical place near Ampera Bridge.

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Unusually for a city of its size, Palembang's budget-friendly options are not as plentiful as other destinations within Indonesia. By contrast, you'll find luxury hotels ranging from three- to five-star in good supply here. Offering large banquets, Wi-Fi, ensuite bathrooms, indoor swimming pools, and other recreational facilities, some of these hotels rise to an impressive 18 stories, so accommodations should not be hard to find within a midrange to upscale budget. For more affordable lodgings, explore the few backpacker-friendly hostels, bed and breakfasts, and guesthouses.
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