South Sumatra - 7 Attractions You Must Visit


About South Sumatra

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.

Types of Attractions in South Sumatra

Activities Around

List of Attractions in South Sumatra

Ampera Bridge

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.

Bukit Siguntang

Bukit Siguntang



Old Ruins

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.

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

Masjid Agung Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II

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.

Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Museum

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.

Taman Nasional Sembilang

Taman Nasional Sembilang


National Parks

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.

Taman Wisata Kerajaan Sriwijaya

Taman Wisata Kerajaan Sriwijaya


Man-made Structures- Other

Old Ruins

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.

Map of attractions in South Sumatra


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