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Palangka Raya (or Palangkaraya) is the capital of the province of Central Kalimantan in Indonesia.

For the famous Place is Batu Banama hill. its about 30 minuts from Palangkaraya city. And the traditional foods : Sayur Kelakai, Tempuyak, Kandas (Vegetables).The City of Palangkaraya consists of five sub-districts, namely Pahandut Sub-district, Sabangau Sub-District, Jekan Raya Sub-District, Bukit Batu Sub-District, and Rakumpit Sub-District.


Iya mulik bengkang turan ( never give up until you get what you want)

Mamut Menteng (Strong and Brave)

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

By bus/car[edit]

There are buses from Banjarmasin in South Kalimantan, the trip takes about 3-5 hours. There are also buses travelling west to Pangkalan Bun.

Get around[edit]


  • Batu Banama. The highest hill in Palangka Raya. It has beautiful scenery
  • Sei Gohong.
  • Kahayan Bridge. One of the icon of Palangka Raya. The bridge connects to Palangka Raya and the other regencies in Central Kalimantan.
  • Tahai Lake.
  • Arboretum.
  • Kum-Kum.
  • State Islamic Institute (IAIN) Palangka Raya, Jl. Yos Sudarso. The famous and established campus in Palangka Raya. It is located on Jalan G. Obos Komplek Islamic Centre. It is about 5 km from the central of Palangka Raya city. English Department is the favorite Department at IAIN Palangka Raya. IAIN Palangka Raya is near the largest Mosque in Central Kalimantan.
    University of Palangka Raya- it is the largest university in Southeast Asia.
  • Balanga Museum, Jl. Tjilik Riwut. The place where we can look around the ancient goods from Central Kalimantan, such as traditional weapons, traditional musical instruments, and so forth.
  • Tangkiling Hill.


Traditional dancing dayak's culture

Traditional celebrate dayak's culture. Its like "Upacara Batiwah"

visiting Museum Balanga



Climbing Tangkiling Hill

Eating traditional food


  • Palangkaraya Mall. features: KFC, Roberta, Book City, Batik Bahalap Boutique at Jl. Thamrin Palangka Raya - Lawung at souvenirshop Jl. Batam

- Mega Town Square at Jl. Yos Sudarso


  • Kampung Lauk Restaurant - riverside seafood restaurant along the Kahayan river and minutes from the Kahayan Bridge, an icon of the city of Palangka Raya.
  • "Tjilik Riwut Gallery and Resto" - The place where we can see the belongings of Tjilik Riwut, a hero from Central Kalimantan. We also can eat traditional food from Central Kalimantan there.
  • "Borobudur". It is on Jl. Rajawali near SMPN 3 Palangka Raya. Customers can enjoy "ayam kremes (fried chicken)" with "sambal tomat (chili sauce)" and "lalapan (fresh vegetables)"

Wadi (Fermented fish), Juhu Baasem, Juhu Singkah, Kandas Sarai



- Swiss Bell Hotel

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