Palembang Vacations

Palembang, the second largest town on Sumatra after Medan, was once the celebrated seat of the rich and powerful Srivijaya kingdom, that for more than three centuries - from the 9th to the 11th century - reigned supreme over the Sumatra seas up to and including the strategic Straits of Malacca. Today, not much can be seen from Srivijaya’s golden ... Read more
age, except for evidence of the area’s fine gold and silver songket weaving that persists until today, the fine lacquerware it produces for which Palembang is renowned, and its regal dances and opulent costumes. Capital of the Province of South Sumatra, Palembang today thrives from coal, mined in its surroundings and from palm oil plantations. Many of it's inhabitants still dwell for kilometers along the wide Musi river.
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Jakarta, Indonesia

Palembang is the capital city of South Sumatra. The area is rich with natural resources and are the base of many coal mining operations, oil palm plantation, fertilizer company as well as oil and gas operation. It is also rich in culture given the presence of Sriwijaya Kingdom hundreds of years ago. It is well known for its fish cakes (mpek mpek) as well as Songket (woven cloth with rich colored and goldish thread). This is one of the places in Indonesia where you can still find traditional wooden house

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Palembang

Palembang city is very beautiful, so I hope you guys like to visit Palembang

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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The exotic city Palembang is the capital city of South Sumatra Province in Indonesia. Palembang is one of the oldest cities in Indonesia with a lot of history as a capital of a maritime empire. Palembang is the second-largest city in Sumatra after Medan and the seventh-largest city in Indonesia.

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Jakarta, Indonesia

Dental Clinic

Recommended for:Business Travelers
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Depok

great taste goodlooking girls humble people but not much too visit

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Serang

nice place but too traffic

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Palembang

walcome to palembang

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Palembang, Indonesia

i like my country..

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Medan, Indonesia

Same as Medan but hotter

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