THE MAGNIFICENT PALEMBANG

Palembang is the capital city of the South Sumatra province in Indonesia. Palembang is one of the oldest cities in Indonesia, and has a history of being a capital of a maritime empire. Located on the Musi River banks on the east coast of southern Sumatra island, it has an area of 400.61 square kilometres and a population of 1,441,500. Palembang is the second-largest city in Sumatra after Medan and the seventh-largest city in Indonesia.
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Kemaro Island

Pagoda in Kemaro Island, Palembang, Sumatera Selatan, Indonesia

A wedding couple, in traditional Palembang wedding costume (from Southern Sumatra Province, Indonesia) ceremoniously entered the wedding hall.

A wedding couple, in traditional Palembang wedding costume (from Southern Sumatra Province, Indonesia) ceremoniously entered the wedding hall.

Pretty color of Kain songket. Traditional cloth from Palembang, Indonesia!

Pretty color of Kain Songket (Songket fabric) Traditional cloth from Palembang, Indonesia

Songket Fabric

Songket woven from palembang, Indonesia.

Palembang's wedding ceremony clothes

palembang’s wedding ceremony clothes

I guess they had a lot of gold(or metal that look like so, but i don't think that it was impossible then) in the past if this is the traditional weeding costume .

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