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Alex Noerdin : Poltekpar Kalau Tidak Jadi Yang Terbaik Lebih Baik Jangan

Palembang- Gubernur Sumatera Selatan (Sumsel) Alex Noerdin melaunching Seleksi Bersama Masuk Perguruan Tinggi Pariwisata (SBM PTP), sekaligus melaunching Foodtruck dan peninjauan Gedung Baru Politeknik Pariwisata Palembang di Gedung Baru Politeknik Pariwisata (Poltekpar) Jakabaring Palembang, Rabu (14/2). Selain gubernur hadir juga Deputi Bidang … Continue reading



Lorong Basah Bak Negeri Tirai Bambu di Malam Hari

Palembang – Upaya menjadikan dan membangkitkan nilai sejarah yang pernah ada pada tempo dulu, Pemerintah kota Palembang (Pemkot) melalui Dinas Pariwisata dan beberapa OPD terkait secara perlahan dan pasti menghadirkan pusat destinasi wisata dan hiburan bersejarah yang ada dikota Palembang. … Continue reading



Forum Pariwisata Gairahkan Keindahan Sriwijaya 

Palembang – Pemerintah Provinsi Sumatera Selatan melalui Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata Provinsi Sumatera Selatan (Sumsel), menggelar pelantikan Forum Pariwisata Sriwijaya di Griya Agung, Sabtu (10/2). Pelantikan ini dilakukan langsung oleh Gubernur Sumsel Alex Noerdin. Rangkaian kegiatan mulai dari pertunjukan seni … Continue reading



Tiap Akhir Tahun Kunjungan Wisman ke Sumsel Meningkat

Palembang – Diakhir tahun 2017 lalu tepatnya pada bulan Desember terjadi peningkatan kunjungan wisatawan mancanegara yang berkunjung di Provinsi Sumatera Selatan (Sumsel) melalui pintu masuk Bandara Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Palembang. Pada bulan Desember jumlah wisman yang datang ke Sumsel … Continue reading



Palembang Resmi Punya Skate Park

Palembang – Palembang skate park akhirnya telah diresmikan, Walikota Palembang H. Harnojoyo secara langsung meresmikan wahana baru bagi pecinta skateboard ini, Sabtu (03/02/2018). Bersama para komunitas skateboard kota Palembang, Harnojoyo melaunching lokasi tersebut, sebagai tanda lokasi ampera skate park sudah … Continue reading



Wujudkan Kebhinekaan, Palembang Gelar Festival Budaya

Palembang – Dalam rangka menjaga silaturahmi antar suku, etnis, dan budaya, Pemerintah kota Palembang menggelar acara festival budaya yang mengusung tema triangle culture festival. Dalam festival ini menampilkan pertunjukan budaya dari berbagai belahan nusantara, arab, dan tionghoa. Acara ini dibuka … Continue reading



Warga Antusias Saksikan Super Blood Moon Dari Museum TPKS Palembang

Palembang – Rasa penasaran masyarakat Palembang untuk menyaksikan Super Blue Blood moon di Kota Palembang cukup antusias, ini terlihat ramainya masyrakat yang turut menyaksikan bersama di Taman Purbakala Sriwijaya (TPKS) Palembang. Meski Gerhana Bulan tak nampak secara maksimal, namun warga … Continue reading



April 2018, Poltekpar Palembang Terima Mahasiswa Baru

Kaganga.com, Paalembang – Mulai tahun Akademik 2018/2019 atau tahun ketiga Politeknik Pariwisata (Poltekpar) Palembang milik Pemerintah Provinsi Sumatera Selatan, yang dibawah naungan Kementerian Pariwisata. Direncanakan pada bulan April nanti akan membuka penerimaan mahasiswa baru. “Tahun ini kami akan mencoba menerima … Continue reading



Kampung Ikan Hias, Tambah Destinasi Wisata Palembang

Palembang – Bertambah lagi destinasi wisata di kota Palembang, kali ini kota pempek berhasil menyulap salah satu kawasan di kecamatan Ilir timur dua tepatnya di Jalan Yasin, Lorong Damai Kelurahan 2 Ilir menjadi kampung ikan hias. Ketika memasuki kampung tersebut, … Continue reading



ASEAN Toursim Forum, Indonesia Sabet 18 Penghargaan

Kaganga.com, Jakarta – Kabar baik datang dari ajang Asean Tourism Forum atau ATF 2018 di Chiang Mai, Thailand. Dalam ajang penghargaan pariwisata itu, Indonesa raih 18 penghargaan. Menteri Pariwisata (Menpar) Arief Yahya yang memimpin delegasi Indonesia pada ASEAN Tourism Forum … Continue reading



Perbaiki Sektor Pariwisata Sumsel, Disbudpar Sumsel Kerja Keras

Kaganga.com, Palembang — Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata Sumatera Selatan terus melakukan segala upaya untuk memperbaiki dan mensosialisasikan sektor pariwisata sumsel. “waktu kami cuma enam bulan sebelum event Asian Games, artinya kami perlu bekerja ekstra keras mempromosikannya. Baru-baru ini saja kami … Continue reading



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





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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'.