Fort Kuto Besak in South Sumatra, Indonesia - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Fort Kuto Besak

Jl. Dr. Ak. Gani, 19 Ilir, Kec. Bukit Kecil, Kota Palembang, Sumatera Selatan 30113, Indonesia

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About Fort Kuto Besak

Kuto Besak, also Benteng Kuto Besak (Indonesian "Kuto Besak Fort") is an 18th-century kraton in Palembang, Indonesia. Kuto Besak was the center of the Sultanate of Palembang before its abolition by the Dutch colonial government


Attractions near Fort Kuto Besak

Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Museum0.24km from Fort Kuto Besak

The museum is established inside a 19th-century building former of the office of the colonial resident of South Sumatra. The building also houses the tourist department of Palembang. Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Museum displays a predictable collection of South Sumatran textiles, weapons, traditional dress, crafts, and coins. The gardens of the museum are filled with artifacts from the Srivijayan period, e.g. statues of Ganesha and Buddha.

Masjid Agung Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II0.39km from Fort Kuto Besak

The mosque is the largest in South Sumatra, and the third-largest mosque in Sumatra after the Grand Mosque of West Sumatra and the Great Mosque of Pekanbaru.

Ampera Bridge0.48km from Fort Kuto Besak

Ampera Bridge is a vertical-lift bridge in the city of Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia. It connects Seberang Ulu and Seberang Ilir, two regions of Palembang.

Taman Wisata Kerajaan Sriwijaya3.81km from Fort Kuto Besak

It is the ancient remnants of a garden and habitation area near the northern bank of the Musi river within Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia. Several artifacts, such as Buddhist statues, beads, pottery, and Chinese ceramics are found in this area, confirming that the site was related to a 9th-century settlement.

Bukit Siguntang3.83km from Fort Kuto Besak

Seguntang Hill is small hill located in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia. This hill is home for archeological relics that related to Sriwijaya Empire, during 6th to 13th Century ago. One of the archeological relics that been discovered at this place is a Buddha Statue in 1920.

Taman Nasional Sembilang106.84km from Fort Kuto Besak

Sembilang National Park is a national park covering 2,051 kilometer square along the east coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. This park is typical of wet land area with various forest ecosystems, fresh water swamps, mangrove forest and mud flats.

Where is Fort Kuto Besak

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It is located on the southeast of the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. The province borders the provinces of Jambi to the north, Bengkulu to the west, and Lampung to the south.