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Address: Palembang, Indonesia

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Great view

Driving along musi river by boat, you can reach this island by 40 minutes. You can enjoy all chinese temple and pagoda style. Best visit this place in the afternoon before sunset.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2016
Fahri83
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Makassar, Indonesia
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Makassar, Indonesia
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Driving along musi river by boat, you can reach this island by 40 minutes. You can enjoy all chinese temple and pagoda style. Best visit this place in the afternoon before sunset.

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Thank Fahri83
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

This small island was good view..we love with pagoda inside, n suggestion for local developer..need quick action for development of infrastructure to complete the facility inside.

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Thank three96
Buffalo, New York
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Let me tell you one interesting story. To reach this temple, you need to go next to a big factory where one or two small boats will deliver you to the island temple across Musi river. I imagine the temple will be far away and turned out to be only 5 minutes away by a boat. The island itself is... More 

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Thank Schluember
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Well, Palembang is small city so going here is a great experience for traveling, the place is very good for taking pictures and sight seeing.

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Thank Dery Eka Putri H
Jakarta, Indonesia
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65 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

I was here with family, took access from Sungai Batang dh. PT Intirub, cross the river boat and it took 5 minutes only. The problem was cause by low tide of the river so a bit difficult when coming back from this temple.

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Thank Alayn1807
palembang
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26 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Kemaro island is located in the middle of MUSI River. You can reach this place by taking speed boad at pier near Ampera Bridge. but if you come at Cap Go Meh event, you can get free ride using the Tongkang (barge) that are provided by tongkang owners. At Cap go Meh , there will be fireworks at night ,... More 

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Thank cuk t
Kajang, Malaysia
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Short trip by boat to the island. Climb up to 8th floor of the Pagoda got a great view of surrounding the island.Must visit in Palembang.

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Thank jeju2015
Jakarta, Indonesia
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Near Ampera Bridge, you can rent fast boats to take you down the river the Kemaro Island. The sites along the river with its stilt houses and floating gas stations are great. The pagoda itself is okay, well maintained.

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Thank Steve W
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Pulau kemaro is one of palembang's famous tourism spot, its a small man made island for Buddhist to pray. It has beautiful pagoda and other beautiful building, good palace to have an outing party with collegues, family and friend

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Thank Betha R
Bandung, Indonesia
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

Very good place..is in good pagoda. Being here for recreation during cap gomeh and there is alot of culiner, arts and souvenirs.

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