Saturday, June 30, 2012

The Tourism Object of Bukit Siguntang


                                           The front of Bukit Siguntang

               Bukit Seguntang ("Seguntang Hill") is a 29—30 metres high small hill located at the northern bank of Musi River and within the vicinity of Palembang, capital city of South Sumatra province, Indonesia.  It is located around 3 kilometres north from Musi river northern bank and around four kilometres southwest from Palembang city center. In the Bukit Siguntang area was discovered some archaeological findings associated with Sriwijaya Empire that debuted around the period of the 6th century to the 13th century.

     The Gates of Bukit Siguntang
                  This complex has considered sacred and a pilgrimage destination. Bukit Siguntang as the hill the most of high on the Palembang mainland. has been regarded as an important place since the Kingdom of Sriwijaya. Hill covered with trees of the park and the cemetery is believed to be the Malay kings. At the top of the hill there are several tombs which, according to local population figures associated with kings, nobles and Sriwijaya Malay’s heroes

                                                Graves of Malaya kings
               There are seven graves in this hill, such as Raja Sigentar Alam Pangeran Raja Batu Api, Putri Kembang Dadar, Putri Rambut Selako, Panglima Tuan Junjungan, Panglima Bagus Kuning, Panglima Bagus Karang. Bukit Siguntang believed to be the final resting place of king Si Gentar Alam, one of the King of Srivijaya from Mataram. The King of Si gentar Alam is one that brings the power of Srivijaya King during his reign. VI-IX century his influence reached Bali, Padang, Jambi, Lampung, Malacca, Singapore, China, and of Brunei. Because of its very wide, any myths circulating about him. The accounts are described with a thrilling capabilities while he was angry and Earth pound feet to the ground. Because that's her powers was given the titleThe King of Si Gentar Alam.

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