Excursion of the 7th Session of the PUIC Conference
Tour Programme 28th and 31st January 2012
2.00 – 2.40 p.m Jakarabaring Sport City
2.40 – 3.15 p.m Benteng Kuto Besak Fort through Ampera Bridge
3.15 – 3.45 p.m Ashar Prayer at Agung Mosque
3.45 – 4.15 p.m Fikri Songket Weaving
4.15 – 4.30 p.m back to hotel
2.00 – 2.20 p.m Benteng Kuto Besak Fort
2.20 – 3.20 p.m Musi River
3.20 – 3.40 p.m Ashar Prayer at Agung Mosque
3.40 – 4.10 p.m Fikri Songket Weaving
4.10 – 4.30 p.m back to hotel
Jakabaring Sport City
is a sport complex located 5 kilometers southeast from Palembang city center, across Musi River through Ampera Bridge in Jakabaring, Seberang Ulu I area. It was the main venue of 2011 Southeast Asian Games. Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium, one of the largest stadium in Indonesia, is located within this complex. The complex consist of Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium football field, Dempo sport hall, Ranau sport hall, Athletic stadium, Aquatic center, Baseball and Softball field, Shooting range, Athlete lodging, Artificial lake for outdoor water sports (rowing, water ski, dragon boat) and Golf course.
Benteng Kuto Besak Fort
was build on the idea Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin I, the development began in 1780 and completed in 1797. Kuto Besak was use as palace and as a protection against the Dutch Colonialist of the location of this fortress is very strategic because it coexist with Ampera bridge and stands on the bank of Musi River.
as landmark of The City of Palembang and South Sumatra Province, the architecture of the bridge is briliant. The centre of the bridge could be lifted to ease the on water transportation. Unfortunately all the lifting process had to be put. With all the colouring lighting today the bridge is more beatiful than ever, no wonder more more tourist are coming to visit Ampera.
Palembang Grand Mosque which situated in the middle of the city is one of the histrorical place of Palembang Sultanates, the mosque was built by Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin I or Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin Jaya Wikramo in 1738-1748.
The original building has widht of 1080 square meters and has capacity of pilgrim, the first extension work was iniated by donations of Syaid Umar bin Syech Sahab started in 1897 led by Prince Penghulu Nata agama Karta Manggala Mustafa Ibnu Raden Kamaludin.
Bala Putra Dewa Museum
is sited on an area of 23.565 square meters in Palembang traditional architecture, in this museum there are about 2000 collections of Palembang traditional items some preserved animals of South Sumatra and miniatures traditional interior house of South Sumatra. Also some replicas of the stone inscription and acient statue discovered near Bukit Siguntang. The Museum is open daily from 09.00-14.00, except on Monday. On Sunday it is open from 08.00-14.00, one can take oplet or taxi to get to the museum.
is located in the Western part of the city, in the age of Sriwijaya the hill of 27 meters above sea level, was a holy place for Buddhish followers. Historical recorded there were about 1000 Buddhist Monks settled on the hill and sourroundings before continued to Naland in India, up till now Siguntang Hill is considered as a sacred place among Palembang Citizen.
which flows through the middle of the city is also an interisting and delighted watery object for tourist. Some places along the banks of the river there are rows in rows specific floating houses, you will also see the activities of fisherman gaining for the rivers product while the noisy waterway traffic is on. Watching the sunset from Ampera Bridge is quite enjoyable while withnessing the twilight covering over the surface of the city. Musi River is also being an arena water festivals such a boating race, decorated boating contest, river swimming tournament etc.Attach File 1: Tour Programme - Arabic Version (pdf)
Attach File 2: Tour Programme - French Version (pdf)