Jambi is the capital and largest city of the Indonesian province of Jambi. Located on the island of Sumatra, the city is a busy port on the Batang Hari River and an oil- and rubber-producing centre. The city is located 26 km from the ruins of Muaro Jambi, an important city in the ancient Srivijaya kingdom.

Muaro Jambi
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Muaro Temple, Buddhist relics on Jambi

Helloindonesia.id – Muaro Jambi Temple is located in Muara Jambi Regency, Jambi Province. Once upon a time this temple was the center of Buddhist worship. This can be seen from the variety of findings in the form of ritual tools prajnaparamita statues in the form of ruins of stupas, elephant statues of singha, iron wajra […]

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Batik Jambi
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Batik Jambi unique and awesome

Helloindonesia.id – Indonesia can be proud because batik has been designated as world cultural heritage. It is not surprising considering so many batik-producing areas in this country. The motives are different and each region has its own peculiarities. One of the batik-producing regions is Jambi. Batik cloth was first brought and introduced in this area […]

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The historic Batu Olakemang House of Jambi

Helloindonesia.id – As with some places in regions in Indonesia, like a palace, this house is also an attractive tourist destination for those of you who visit Jambi. The Olakemang Stone House is located in the Datuk Said Idrus Al-Djufri (Pangeran Wirokusumo) Cultural Heritage House and is currently owned by the prince’s family. Based on […]

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the Be Bengawak Dance
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Magical Elements in the Be Bengawak Dance

Helloindonesia.id – Jambi culture is inseparable from river culture, considering that the area is one of the regions in the archipelago that has a lot of river flow. Catching fish in the river for Jambi children is a fun activity, besides being able to play water, catch fish can be brought home or resold. The […]

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Kuluk Beselang Mertuo
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Kuluk Beselang Mertuo, Headgear of Jambi Women

Helloindonesia.id – Mothers in Jambi, especially in several districts such as Bungo, Kerinci, Tebo and Sarko districts have one head covering used during traditional ceremonies. This headgear is named Kuluk Beselang Mertuo. Usage of the kuluk is usually complemented by a songket kebaya shirt, songket cover, a sunflower Bungo tread necklace, gelil twisted and gray […]

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