Palembang Travel Guide


Palembang, an introduction


Palembang is located in Sumatra (South) in Indonesia, about 10127 km from Jakarta. There are several interesting places to visit around Palembang. You should at least have visited the Ampera Bridge when you are here.

There are several things you can do around Palembang, for example or if you are looking for some nice pictures, head out to Ampera Bridge and don't forget to bring your camera. Or, if you are a bit tired of the standard things, you can visit one of the attractions Palembang has to offer and spend a day in the park, like for example Amanzi Waterpark.

Palembang on the map

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Things to see and do near Palembang

Airport at Palembang

Palembang is served by the Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport.

The city of Palembang is served by Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport which has scheduled flights to many cities in Indonesia. The airport also serves other cities around South Sumatra Province. This airport is named after Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin, the last Sultan of Palembang.

Entering the city from the airport

Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport is 12km north of town. Taxis to the airport cost Rp 70,000 to Rp 90,000.