PALEMBANG
Jl. Kapten A. Rivai No. 219, Palembang, South Sumatera

DIRECTION TO HOTEL

BATIQA Hotel Palembang is located 19 km away from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport. Head southwest on Jalan Bandara Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II and keep left to continue toward Jalan Gubernur H. Asnawi Mangku Alam. Slightly turn right onto Jalan Tanjung Api- api for 12 km and then turn left onto Jalan Parameswara for 750 meters. Turn right onto Jalan Demang Lebar Daun for 30 meters before turn left onto Jalan Ogan for 550 meters. Pass by simply fresh laundry on the right side and turn left onto Jalan Srijaya Negara and then turn left onto Jalan Kapten A. Rivai. Take another turn left for about 20 meters and the hotel will be on the right.

Al-Munawar Village

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Al-Munawar is one of the oldest Arabic villages in Palembang. Being in the area, you can spot vintage houses that belonged to the Arabic society since 350 million years ago.

The vintage houses on Al-Munawar are made of ironwood and imported marble stones. The unique shade of the floor emphasizing the traditional and elegant impression of the house. Some of the houses are heritage building that are well maintained by the officials.

You can sight unique architecture on every corner. Wooden benches are neatly arranged to help you feel the traditional atmosphere. If it is still not traditional enough for you, head to the pier where you can also spot another vintage building with its Turkish dome-style.

Location

Al-Munawar located in Jl. K.H. A.Azhari, 13 Ulu District, Palembang. Right on the riverside of Musi and not too far from Ampera Bridge. For you who stays at BATIQA Hotel Palembang, Al-Munawar can be reached within 20 minutes’ drive.

Insider's Guide

Al-Munawar is best visited on every Islamic special days; Islamic New Year, Ramadan, or the Mawlid of The Prophet. The residence of Al-Munawar usually held an Islamic art performance called gambus to celebrate the events.

Make sure to cover yourself with decent outfits when visiting Al-Munawar. It is also advisable not to take photos or sit with your opposite sex in public.

If you are coffee lover visiting the area, drop a visit to nearest local coffee shop to sip its famous coffee. You will be served with Al-Munawar traditional dishes as well.
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