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Palembang doesn't really have many landscape, so it's not really an island you have in mind. It has a historical temple and tombs of lovers.There are some small boats that can... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Palembang doesn't really have many landscape, so it's not really an island you have in mind. It has a historical temple and tombs of lovers.There are some small boats that can take you there, but you have to bargain for the rate first. This place doesn't really have clean toilet.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Good place to visit one of historic chinese conficipus temple. Unfortunately the place are crowded with food kiosks. Recommend for short visit to take photo.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Actually it's a good spot. Unfortunately it's not managed well...to become like haunted island. But...have great views... U can take lots of amazing fotos

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Kemari is a small island, if you want to go there you have to rent a boat to through the river. It's quite far. You can see pagoda and buddhist temple in that island.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

First time to go here and i found it really peace to be here. Little island with only temple to pray, no housings. One thing that made this island unique was at the exit gate they write goodbye words plus 'semoga panjang umur'. Words that i never see in other exit gate

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We went here by a friend's private speedboat so I cant tell you how much the fee was. It took about 15-20 minutes (one way) from Dermaga Kuto Besak (close to Riverside Restaurant). We passed by some industrial big ship on the way, really exciting ride! At Kemaro Island there was a chinese temple along with a pagoda. The building... More 

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Bandung, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

To get here you must to crossing the river with boat, because the VIhara was located in the middle of island in Musi RIver. The location area was standart facility, its OK. But the most important think is to appreciate the Vihara as our culture.

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Pekanbaru, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

There's a temple for Buddhist prayer in the island, a very good place to visit to learn about different culture. We can go to the island by boat from Ampera bridge.

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Palembang, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Kemaro Island is small island in the middle of Musi River. In the middle of builiding there is a grave/tomb. From the historic around 1200 years ago, talked about eternall love. there is a prince from Campa (China) name's Tan Bun fall in love with beautifull princess called Siti Aisah (muslim princess) from Palembang. short story, as a tradition before... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The main and the only attraction when you boat the Musi River but don't too put high expectation on it .Despite its potentially rank. The vicinity of the island is standart not to say nearly dirty. The ornament of the vihara was not in high quality . The facility is poor.

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