Once the capital of the ancient and powerful Malay kingdom of Sriwijaya, Palembang is Indonesia's seventh largest city, and one of Sumatra's main trade and commercial centers. Popular tourist destinations include the Musi river, Ampera Bridge, the imposing 18th century Fort Kuto Besak, and Sriwijaya Stadium, which hosted the 26th Southeast Asian Games in 2011. The 50-hectare Punti Kayu Tourism Forest, a protected forest since 1998, only ten kilometers from the city center, is home to a group of long-tailed macaques and a variety of other flora and fauna. Amaris Palembang is located on the street of the same name, between the main business and urban centers of the city, in a residential area of Palembang rapidly gaining popularity in the hotel industry. Created to meet the needs of the modern-day urban professional, every Amaris hotel offers a stylish yet affordable alternative, complete with modern amenties and professional service.