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Address: Palembang, Indonesia

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we use a speed boat from under the bridge Ampera, for 275,000 rupiah. Awesome trip for 15-20minutes 1 trip, awesome experience for my son because 'he never see the big river ever... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Reza S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we use a speed boat from under the bridge Ampera, for 275,000 rupiah. Awesome trip for 15-20minutes 1 trip, awesome experience for my son because 'he never see the big river ever and the use of speedboats before. but, there's no proper dock for the step in/out from the boat. we think quit dangerous

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Thank Reza S
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This feels like a local resort for local people. We visited during a weekday when there were hardly any visitors - it felt a bit sad. The garish Chinese pagoda at the centre of the island is spectacular in a Disney-ish way; some of the smaller structures have quite good paintings on them. Because we were there on a quiet... More 

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Thank gwynforsenior
Palembang, Indonesia
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best time visit this island when Capgome festival. Many Lampion surrounding the temple area. But unfortunately in normal day this place is really silent

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Thank Arestullah
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

This place explain the history of chinese expansion to Palembang city. You can go there by small boat. There is chinese temple at Pulau Kemaro.

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Thank Galih K
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

More or less takes 30 minutes from Ampera bridge by boat. There is faster boat available if you want with more expensive. I suggest to go with larger group to split the cost. The place itself is very religious and educative

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Thank Hendra L
Makassar, Indonesia
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30 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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