Welcome to Palembang


While it's far from being an essential stop, if you're passing overland through the Pasemah Highlands or Jambi, Palembang is enough off the tourist radar to give it some appeal. Food is another reason to visit, with the city’s spicy fare the subject of much debate (positive and negative) in Sumatra.


Top experiences in Palembang

Amazing hotels and hostels

We've pre-picked the best hotels, hostels and bed and breakfasts to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

Travel guides

Starting at $45.49

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Palembang in detail