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Palembang is located in Indonesia’s South Sumatra province, on the banks of the Musi River. The city is served by Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport, which connects Palembang with major cities such as Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Jakarta. There are several hotels near the airport, offering a convenient option for travelers moving through Palembang, but within easy reach of the city center for those planning to stay.

The city of Palembang has a lot to offer the business traveler or vacationer. Afternoons spent wandering around the fort and riverfront activities of the Benteng Kuto Besak are one way to really get to know the city and its locals.

A favorite activity among locals and visitors is an afternoon spent cruising the Musi River, or spending time at the Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium taking part in a group exercise or outdoor fun. Whatever the choice may be, exploring Palembang is easy to do as the city is very easy to navigate either by taxi or public bus. This accessibility makes it easy to see everything Palembang has to offer without too much t traveling hassle.

Find out where all the remaining hotels, attractions, and must-see destinations of Palembang are located by exploring the interactive map on this page.