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Address: Palembang, Indonesia

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Only go here if you have time..

A friend of mine brought me here for sightseeing. To get here, you'll have to go on a small boat for about 15-20 minutes from Palembang. There was a small temple that you can... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
gzhuang
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Surabaya, Indonesia
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Surabaya, Indonesia
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A friend of mine brought me here for sightseeing. To get here, you'll have to go on a small boat for about 15-20 minutes from Palembang. There was a small temple that you can finish looking by 15 -20 minutes. If you want to pray, you can also buy the incense from the temple's guard. There are some places were... More 

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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is obviously not a place to visit. the place was dirty and doesn't have any interested things to see.

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Thank wati m
Bekasi, Indonesia
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this island seems not really clean and manage by a good management but it feels so peace since the first time i went there. The pagoda and temple are closed for public but you can see the it well cared.

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Thank Lestya A
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

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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63 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 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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Palembang, Indonesia
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

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
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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20 reviews
8 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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55 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
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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3 reviews
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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