Kemaro Island, Palembang

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Island · Nature / Park
Visit Kemaro Island, a popular recreation area and leisure spot in the middle of the Musi river. Check out the imposing nine-story Chinese pagoda, a colorful structure dominating the island. Pay a visit to the "Tree of Love" dedicated to a legend about the tragic love story between a Chinese prince and an Indonesian princess: locals believe the tree brings luck to couples who carve their names into the trunk. Complete your visit with a boat trip around island and enjoy the stunning views of the surroundings. Put Kemaro Island on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Palembang trip planner.
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  • We took the getek from Benteng Kuto Besak for an evening cruise and stopped here just to have a look. Lots of vendors selling souvenirs and food. There was a pagoda and a temple. Avoid weekends!  more »
  • One of the tourist spot in Palembang. There some ways to get to this island, One is from Benteng Kuto Besak by hiring a "ketek" boat. Price is about IDR 300,000 , round way. Destination about 15...  more »
  • I really like to take a picture here the environment so quiet and quite clean, love the red dragon Pagoda, there's also a legend in the island thousand years ago.
  • The unique island in Musi river called Pulau Kemaro. You can charter a small boat or a speed boat to this island from Kuto Besak. I love this island.. so beautiful
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