About Palembang

Palembang, capital city of South Sumatera province, is a port city on the Musi River.

The river, scene of a floating market, is lined with houses on stilts and spanned by the Ampera Bridge.

At the bridge’s northern end stands the palatial Museum Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, exploring regional history. The archaeological site and sacred hill of Bukit Siguntang overlooks the city.

Land area of Palembang is 369.22 square.

Palembang’s main landmarks include Ampera Bridge and Musi River, the latter of which divides the city into two parts. The north bank of river in Palembang is known as Seberang Ilir and the south bank of the river in Palembang is known as Seberang Ulu.

Palembang will host the 2018 Asian Games.

Domestic and International Flights

International Airport of Palembang is Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II and serves direct flights and connected flights from and to : Jakarta and Singapore

Several airlines operate in this airport are *:

  • Air Asia
  • Batik Air
  • Citilink
  • Express Air
  • Garuda Indonesia
  • Jetstar Asia Airways
  • Lion Air
  • Nam Air
  • Scoot
  • Sriwijaya Air
  • Wings Air

*These airlines operate direct flight from Singapore


Novotel Palembang Hotel & Residence

Jl. R. Sukamto No. 8 A
Palembang – South Sumatera

Supporting Hotels

Hotel Aryaduta *****

Kompleks Palembang Square Mall
Palembang City
South Sumatra 30137
Phone: 0711 – 383838

Hotel Aston ****

Jl. Jendral Basuki Rahmat No.189
Talang Aman, Kemuning
Palembang City
South Sumatra 30126
Phone: 0711 – 38899

Hotel Arista *****

Jl. Kapten A. Rivai, Sungai Pangeran
Ilir Timur I, Sungai Pangeran, Ilir Tim. I
Palembang City
South Sumatra 30127
Phon : 0711 – 355000

Hotel 101 ***

Jl. Rajawali No.18, 9 Ilir, Ilir Tim. II
Palembang City
South Sumatra 30113
Phone: 0711 – 3031101

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