Great Mosque of Palembang, Palembang

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Located right in the center of one of the oldest cities in Southeast Asia, Great Mosque of Palembang represents a huge and storied structure that can hold 15,000 people. Built in the mid-18th century by Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin I, the Mosque covered a distance of 1,080 sq m (11,625 sq ft) when it was originally built, with a capacity to hold 1,200 people. It's been steadily expanded to its current state during the subsequent centuries. Be sure to sample local delicacies and traditional foods such as kerupuk from one of the many food vendors surrounding the area. To visit Great Mosque of Palembang on your holiday in Palembang, and find out what else Palembang has to offer, use our Palembang planner .
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  • October 2, 2017
    masjid Agung merupakan masjid kebanggan Kota Palembang dan sekaligus juga menjadi masjid terbesar di kota Palembang. Selain menjadi tempat ibadah juga menjadi objek wisata religi di kota Palembang. Pe...  more »
  • September 24, 2017
    Masjid Agung-ku. Palembang sekarang punya patung belido, memperkaya waterfront kota palembang, selain jembatan ampera, benteng kuto besak dan kampung kapitan Jangan lupa, tidak jauh dari waterfront, d...  more »
  • September 3, 2017
    Masjid yang terletak tak jauh dari Sungai Musi dan Jembatan Ampera ini sudah semakin megah. Dapat menampung ribuan jamaah. Apalagi saat shalat Idul Fitri dan Idul Adha, masjid ini dipenuhi oleh masyar...  more »

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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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