Book a Palembang hotel and discover the Venice of the East! As one of the oldest cities in Indonesia, the capital of South Sumatra is a colourful, bustling city filled with sparkling lights, tall buildings and traditional ‘Lima' houses along the riverside.
This water city is both dissected by the Musi River and joined by the iconic Ampera Bridge. Walking ... More>from one side to the other is easy, but don't forget to stop and check out the variety of boats you'll see floating down the waterways below. If you would rather join the water traffic, arrange a boat down the river to find Kemero Island and its Buddhist temple. Otherwise, if you're moving on to the Sumatran islands, the Bangka Belitung are close by. Need souvenirs? You can't go wrong with Songket, a traditional fabric made of silk woven with metallic threads. You'll find this at most markets and shopping malls. Hungry? Taste the Palembang Pempek, a delicacy of seafood, sago and a brown sauce called Cuko. If you're here for business or pleasure, our Palembang hotels are conveniently located close to transport, dining and the city's best attractions. Book now!