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Andi Ratu Ayu, Duta Asian Games 2018

Makasar –  Andi Ratu Ayu Ashari Anwar dari Universitas Negeri Makassar terpilih menjadi Duta Asian Games 2018 dari kota Makassar. Andi Ratu Ayu terpilih setelah mengkuti Pemilihan Duta Asian Games 2018 yang di gelar oleh DInas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata Sumsel … Continue reading



Wisatawan Bakal Dibuat Ketagihan Kunjungi Palembang

Palembang – Wisatawan bakal dibuat ketagihan saat berkunjung ke Palembang, lantaran banyaknya tempat wisata yang disajikan di Kota Palembang. Bahkan, dalam waktu dekat wisata kuliner baru akan diresmikan untuk menambah semaraknya Kota Palembang. Kepala Dinas Pariwisata (Dispar) Palembang, Isnaini Madani mengatakan … Continue reading



Miliki Banyak Kuliner di Tepian Sungai Musi, 5 dan 7 Ulu Jadi Kampung Wisata Sadar Hukum

Palembang – Kelurahan 5 dan 7 Ulu Kecamatan Seberang Ulu (SU) Kota Palembang  menjadi Kampung Wisata sadar hukum. Dinobatkan, menajadi Kampung Wisata sadar hukum di Kelurahan 5 dan 7 Ulu, Minggu (14/01/2018) ditandai dengan penandatanganan, oleh Walikota Palembang H.Harnojoyo, Rektor … Continue reading





JSC sebagai Sarana Wisata Keluarga Akan Segera Terwujud

Kaganga.com,Palembang – Menindak lanjuti pertemuan Pangdam II / Sriwijaya Bapak Mayjen AN Putranto, di Jakabaring Sport City pada tanggal 22 Agustus 2017, JSC menerima hadiah tahun baru berupa 8 ekor Rusa dari Istana Bogor yang baru saja sampai di Palembang … Continue reading



Palembang Tambah 2 Destinasi Wisata Baru

Palembang – Dalam menyambut Asian Games pada Agustus 2018 mendatang, Pemerintah Kota (Pemkot) Palembang tengah gencar-gencarnya membangun destinasi wisata guna menyambut para turis lokal maupun internasional. Tak ayal, kali ini Pemkot tengah mempersiapkan dua destinasi wisata baru yang akan dilaunching … Continue reading



Wisata Ghumah Baghi Kurang Promosi

 PAGARALAM – Ghumah baghi alias rumah kuno peninggalan leluhur masyarakat Besemah Kota Pagaralam masih banyak ditemukan di daerah pedusunan. Namun, wisata ghumah baghi ini tampaknya kurang begitu dipromosikan. Salah seorang jurai tue (sesepuh tertua) Dusun Pelang Kenidai, Ghozali mengatakan, di dusunnya saja masih ada sekitar 40-an ghumah … Continue reading



2018, 200 Ribu Wisatawan ditarget kunjungi Sumsel

Palembang – 2018 akan diselenggarakan Event Akbar Asian Games di Sumsel, moment ini dimanfaatkan DIsbudpar Sumsel dengan menggenjot Jumlah pelancong ke Sumsel. Kepala Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata (Disbudpar) Sumsel, Irene Camelyn Sinaga mengatakan jumlah wisatawan baik nusantara maupun mancanegara, saat … Continue reading



Ini 11 Destinasi Wisata di Palembang yang Wajib Dikunjungi

Palembang – Kota Palembang sebagai salah satu tuan rumah Asian Games, terus berbenah bukan hanya dari segi infrastruktur tetapi juga wisata. Hal ini, untuk menarik wisatawan berkunjung ke kota pempek ini. Dari 65 destinasi wisata di Kota Palembang, ada 11 … Continue reading



Taman Pulau Cempaka Resmi Dibuka

Palembang – Jumat, (15/12/2017) Taman Pulau Cempaka di Taman Wisata Kerajaan Sriwijaya (TWKS) telah Resmi dibuka oleh Kepala Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata Sumsel, Irene Camelyn Sinaga, dan Kepala UPTD TWKS Adi.. Setelah resmi dibuka, pengelola TWKS juga telah menambah hiburan … Continue reading



Promosi Danau Cantik ini Harus Terus Digencarkan

Ishak Mekki Buka Festival Danau Ranau 2017 OKU Selatan- Keindahan alam dan wisata air yang mempesona berhasil membius masyarakat Provinsi Sumatera Selatan pada gelaran Festival ke XXI Danau Ranau, yang dibuka Wakil Gubernur Sumatera Selatan (Sumsel) H. Ishak Mekki, Kamis (14/12). … Continue reading



Kaum Muda Palembang Ramaikan Festival Coffe Jazz

Palembang – Festival Coffe jazz yang di adakan oleh Forum Pesona Sriwijaya pada 8 -10 Desember 2017 di dermaga Dewi Kwam Im di ramaikan oleh puluhan anak muda mudi dan beberapa komunitas komunitas besar  di kota Palembang. Adapun rangkaian acara … Continue reading



Bisnis Dan Korporasi Dalam Pengembangan Wisata

Palembang – Pegiat Pariwisata Sumsel kembali menggelar diskusi bersama, kali ini Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata Sumsel mengusung FGD Kajian Model Bisnis Destinasi Berbasis korporasi di Hotel Santika Palembang, Senin (05/12/2017). Ada beberapa narasumber yang memberi kan paparan pada duskusi forum … Continue reading



Peningkatan Kapasitas Usaha Masyarakat Destinasi Pariwisata

Palembang – Hari Jumat (24/11) bertempat di Hotel Swarna Dwipa Palembang, diadakan Workshop Peningkatan Kapasitas Usaha Masyarakat Destinasi Pariwisata oleh Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata Provinsi Sumatera Selatan. Acara ini dibuka oleh Kepala Disbudpar Sumsel, Irene Camelyn Sinaga. Dalam sambutannya, kepala … Continue reading




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Ampera Bridge

This bridge is located in Palembang city, South Sumatra province. Ampera bridge, which has become a symbol of the city, is located in the middle of city and connecting Seberang Ulu and Seberang Ilir Musi regions. Besides its culinary, Palembang also known for Ampera Bridge which has become an icon of Palembang. This bridge was built in April 1962.

Benteng Kuto Besak (fort)

Kuto Besak Fort is the palace building in 18th century which had become the center of Palembang sultanate. Kuto Besak Forth built in 1780 by un-known architect and the head project was a Chinese man. Kuto Besak Fort is standing at 10meters height. From here, you can see the boats traffic in Musi river. This fort is the pride of Palembang people because this stone fort is the biggest and the only fortress in Palembang that used for fight colonial.

Musi River

Musi River has known as the longest river in Sumatra island, which is about 750 kilometers. Starting from upstream in Kepahiang, Bengkulu, Musi River flowing away through South Sumatra and split Palembang into Seberang Ilir in north side and Seberang Ulu in south side. This river formed a delta and as distribute in Sungsang downtown area.

Kemaro Island

Kemaro island is a small island on Musi river. It is located in the delta of Musi River.It can be reached by public and personal transportation about 30 minutes from the center of city. Or it can also reached by rent boats that have stand by in front of Kuto Besak with about 45 to 60 minutes away. Name of Kemaro island means 'The island is always dry and never watery although there is high tide'. This island looks like a floating island.

Mount Dempo

Mount Dempo is the highest mountain in South Sumatra. Mt. Dempo is also the highest peak in Bukit Barisan mountain range that stretches along the entire island of Sumatra, forming tis backbone.
In the forest area to Mount Dempo there is small river with clear water. The climbers can take this river water as drinking water for the trip. To climb, visitors must go through forest area by tracing a path that filled with many large trees roots. The forests itself is dense and desolate, so that occasionally you will hear the sound of birdsong.

Bidadari Waterfall

Bidadari waterfall is a natural tourist destination in Lahat. Bidadari waterfall has about 30 meters height or it same as 10 floors building. The local communities have another name of Bidadari waterfall; Ayek Asem. Near to Bidadari waterfall, there are also other beautiful waterfalls, such as Bujang Gadis waterfall, Sumbing waterfall and Naga waterfall.

Temam Waterfall

Temam waterfall is different with others waterfalls that we usually visit. This waterfall is formed naturally and lengthwise about 12 meters high and 25 meters width. The uniqueness of the slotted and curved stone under the waterfall is commonly used by visitors to sit and enjoy the thrill of the waterfall in front of them. Temam waterfall is located in Rahma village, Lubuk Linggau, South Sumatra Province. At the top of the waterfall, there is also a suspension bridge in 100m length, so that the visitors could enjoy Temam waterfall from this bridge in about 50m distance.

Megalith Relics

In a report from the Institute for Archaeological Research Team Palembang mention that generally, Pagaralam and Lahat megalithic sites situated at 400 m altitude which have high rainfall throughout the year. You can see some relics of the Megalithic era that were estimated at more than 1,000 years old. The large stone relics are Menhir, Dolmen, Grave Stone, statue, Lumpang Batu, Batu Dakon, punden and so on.

Bukit Serelo

Serelo Hill is one of the unique hills in Indonesia, located in the South Sumatra regency of Lahat. The Hill is often referred to as the hill shows most people because of the shape of the hill that formed the sticking point to the sky. Serelo Hill is located about 270km from Palembang, South Sumatra. From Palembang, the hill can be reached by traveling about 4-5 hours using four-wheel vehicles.

Songket

Songket is a fabric that belongs to the brocade family of Indonesia textiles. It is hand-woven in silk or cotton, and intricately patterned with gold or silver threads. The metallic threads stand out against the background cloth to create a shimmering effect. In the weaving process the metallic threads are inserted in between the silk or cotton weft (latitudinal) threads in a technique called supplementary weave.

Ranau Lake

Beside Toba Lake, Sumatra Island also has Ranau Lake, the second largest lake in Sumatra. Not only its spacious and beautiful, the air around the lake is also very cool. Ranau Lake is located on the border of West Lampung, Lampung and Ogan Komering Ulu Selatan, South Sumatra Province. For touring around the lake which has about 44 km2 wide area, visitors can use a motor boat, which known as 'Ketek'.