HomeBlogs Wood Carving Center in Palembang The wood carving center in Palembang is located on Faqih Jalaluddin
Street, near the Palembang Grand Mosque. Dozens of showrooms, which are
also used to give finishing touches to wood carvings, are available in
this city center. Palembang wood carvings, which are identified by dark
red and golden colors, are displayed along this street.
also find unfinished products, those which have not been softened or
painted. Workers in each shop usually give their final touch before
Gold is the most dominant color in Palembang carvings. It
distinguishes Palembang carvings from carving products from other parts
of Indonesia, such as Jepara in Central Java. Cupboards bodies,
doors, or glass, as well as picture frames are usually painted in gold
color. Other parts are covered by dark red and black colors. Pictures
of flowers in black make these carvings more beautiful. To Do You can buy, see, or ask about the carvings paint and raw materials. These materials are usually made from natural sources.
Getting Around To explore this carving center, it is best for you to walk so as to insure optimum ‘hunting’.
Getting There Faqih
Jalaluddin Street is located near the Palembang Grand Mosque, which is
ground zero of the oldest city in Indonesia. You can go to Palembang by
taxi or rented car from Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International
Airport on Tanjung Api-Api Street in Palembang, which is accessible from
Malaysia, Singapore, China, and Thailand. In the City Center, there
are nine types of public transportation including seven city buses from
various destinations that can take you to Ampera available for only Rp
1,500 to Rp 5,000 (15 cents to 50 cents US).