Pempek is a famous traditional food in Palembang. It makes from a fish (tenggiri) and serve with spicy brown sugar soup. You can find easily around Palembang city. There is a big river called sungai Musi where some industries using this river for transport. You can take a day trip in Musi river. 

Typical local house in the edge of Musi river is interesting to see, every year in August 17, there is big festival event for traditional boat competition (Lomba Bidar).