Attractions

Archaeological Site in Pasemah Highlands

Tinggi Hari

Tinggi Hari, 20km from Lahat, west of the small river town of Pulau Pinang, is a site featuring the best examples of early prehistoric stone sculpture in Indonesia. The Pasemah carvings fall into two distinct styles…
Museum in Palembang

Balaputra Dewa Museum

This excellent museum showcases finds from Sriwijayan times, as well as megalithic carvings from the Pasemah Highlands, including the famous batu gajah (elephant stone). Other worthwhile displays include a rich coll…
Museum in Palembang

Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Museum

Along the banks of the Sungai Musi is this museum inside an attractive 19th-century building that incorporates a mix of European and local architectural styles. It was built in 1825 on the site of the palace of Sult…
Volcano in Pasemah Highlands

Gunung Dempo

Gunung Dempo is a semi-active volcano and the highest (3159m) of the peaks surrounding the Pasemah Highlands that dominate Pagaralam. Allow two full days to complete a climb of the the volcano. A guide, such as Yaya…
Archaeological Site in Pasemah Highlands

Batu Gajah

Just 3km south of Pagaralam, by the village of Berlubai, are these stone carvings scattered among an idyllic countryside of rice paddies and coffee plantations, with Gunung Dempo rising in the background. There's a …
Archaeological Site in Pasemah Highlands

Batu Beribu

In Tegurwangi, about 8km from Pagaralam on the road to Tanjung Sakti, Batu Beribu is the home of a cluster of four squat statues that sit under a small shelter by a stream. The site guardian will wander over and lea…