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Ampera Bridge

Jl Sultan Mahmud Badarudin, Palembang, Indonesia
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Ranked #2 of 13 Attractions in Palembang
Type: Bridges, Landmarks
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Type: Bridges, Landmarks

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Palembang, Indonesia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

this bridge full historic. Mr.Soekarno got inspired this bridge to remind for 5 days and nights war in Palembang. This bridge so helpfull for Palembang citizen....Ampera bridge is the longest bridge in Indonesia....from the bridge we can see very outstanding view central city of Palembang especially in the night.... see the Musi River too. Long the Musi river the government... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

a lots of attraction and floating restaurant too.. surround also other history building from Dutch colonial

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Alor Setar, Malaysia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

A scenic view of the bridge. The word AMPERA itself in Bahasa Indonesia should be explored and understood its real meaning. By then your trip is not complete without trying to understand its meaning. You should travel to and fro to get the feel of it.

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Bali, Indonesia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

best place to view are on night fall, or close to the bridge, with the light it amazing to see, food stall and other jajanan pasar, sea food and other are available on bridge side market

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The bridge it self is still iconic for Indonesian people as it was build and archichectured by its own first president,Soekarno. But dispite quite potentially attractive it is not well managed. The bank is dirty, the vicinity is slum. Be aware from pickpocket ing.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Musi River and Ampera Bridge vicinity are potentially interesting attraction of its tradidionally activities, culinaries ..etc bit not welldone managed. Dirty..difficult to find public facilities. Be carefull with pickpocket targeting foreigners..

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Depok, Jawa Barat, Indonesia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Went there several times. Best scenery at night with the lights and all. Lots of people hanging around and some local food stall. When I went there at night, the wind is strong so that many kids (and adults) playing kite.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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53 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Ampera Bridge is the main bridge crossing the Musi River. Its length is more than 1000 meters. It connects the city center in the north with the south part of the city. This bridge is the Icon and used as the logo of Palembang city.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

One of the grandest bridges in indonesia, which is an icon of palembang. A popular site among the locals for an evening stroll. This bridge is a nice spot for photo taking. Considering that this is a landmark of palembang, i'd suggest the local government to pay special attention to security in the area. It was crowded with locals while... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Now this is a sight you must see if you are in Palembang. Lit up beautiful at night. and such a sight in the day spanning the Muri river.

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