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“beware of daylight robbery”
Review of Ampera Bridge

Ampera Bridge
Ranked #1 of 32 things to do in Palembang
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Reviewed February 3, 2014

Along the Musi River across which the majestic Ampera Bridge spans, are rows of semi-permanent food stalls selling local delicacies such as pindang patin, pindang tulang, gado-gado, and the list goes on. We had lunch there one day and the price was very reasonable. The following day we tried another stall for variety. Also we took pity on the guy shouting away inviting people to his stall and there was no one eating there. Little did we know that we would be in for an unpleasat surprise! A simple lunch of rice for three came up to rp300,000! That's close to RM100! Even the seafood dinner that we had at one of the posh malls in Palembang came up to only less than RM50 after conversion. If that's not daylight robbery I don't know what is! So visitors beware! Although we did not experience any pickpocketing in Palembang, our pockets were picked in a different way!

1  Thank haniza
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Reviewed January 16, 2014 via mobile

Not that spectacular. Nice view at night and to take a pictures. And not much to do except you can rent a boat to cross the river to small island (?) And the river color was really chocolate and lots of big ships crossing and stopped by the river. A bit scary.

Thank LittleSophia
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Reviewed December 24, 2013

Always stay true to myself and never sacrifice who i am for anyone.i like adventure ,i love jungle and the beach ,i love the serenity.

Thank Rizumi
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Reviewed November 29, 2013

the bridge was beautiful in the night. but the damn traffic makes me so annoyed. i'd love to take photo in front of this bridge.

2  Thank Hario S
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Reviewed November 25, 2013 via mobile

Ampera bridge is the most notable landmark in Palembang. Although it' s not the biggest or longest bridge in Indonesia, Ampera Bridge is a symbol of Indonesian development at that time. So it is its historic value made Ampera is worth to visit.

As a bridge only, Ampera is not an amazing one. But crossing Musi River and connected 2 part of Palembang city, Ampera has a more value rather than steel structure only. And the best time to apreciate and enjoy Ampera is at night. No better time.

At night lights will lit Ampera Bridge and turn the old steel structure to be an artistic installation. Visitor can enjoy its beauty from Benteng Kuto Besak Plaza, an openpublic area near Ampera. Just sit down at the bench on the promenade or take a seat in a boat restaurant to take beautiful scene ofAmpera. And visitingPalembang is visiting Ampera Bridge.

1  Thank Sulistiyo
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