Taman Indah Lestari Talang Kawo

(Name of a park, south of the City of Bangko.)

The children's pool at Taman Wisata Indah Lestari Talang Kawo.

The children’s pool at Taman Wisata Indah Lestari Talang Kawo.

Approximately 4 km south of the City of Bankgo is an interesting park that has a children’s playground, swimming pool, pond for fishing, as well as paddle boats. It also has a band platform on the the edge of the pond.

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Taman Burung Bukit Tiung

Parrot Park on the Hill

Sign at the Park "Welcome to tourism site." "Bird Park on the Hill"

Sign at the Park
“Welcome to the Tourism Site.”
“Parrot Park on the Hill”

In the Indonesian City of Bangko (Jambi Province), there is an interesting park that has an assortment of birds, as well as monkeys.

The cost to enter the park is Rp6,000 ($0.60 USD). If you want to park your motorcycle it’s an extra Rp3,000 ($0.30 USD).

The location of the park can be found by clicking this Wikimapia link.

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This is a Video We Made of

Taman Burung Bukit Tiung

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Glimpse of Scenery and People

Below are some pictures we took and a video we made of

the scenery and people that can be seen on the eastern side of the mountain range in the western portion of the

Jambi Province of Indonesia.

Water buffalo grazing in front of an irrigation water wheel (kincir air).

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Bangko Arboretum

Entrance to the Bangko Botanical Garden

About 3 miles to the east of the City of Bangko is a botanical garden that contains a crocodile pool, pet deer, race track for motorcycles, monkeys, several waterfalls, and some very large bats. It’s location can be found with this link.

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RUMAH TUO  (Old House)

Rumah Tuo (old house)

Rumah Tuo (old house)

Rumah Tuo is a tourist attraction in the Tabir Kecamatan (township) of the Merangin Kabupaten (county) in the Jambi Province of Indonesia. This home is considered historical because it’s claimed to be around 500 years old (they did acknowledge that it had been renovated several times). Rumah Tuo is surrounded by about 30 other similar homes. Its exact location can be seen on wikimapia by clicking this link.

This tourist site can be visited at any time and can even be accompanied by a cultural program that includes dancing, music, display of traditional cooking, as well as martial arts performances (this needs to be arranged for ahead of time).

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