The Muaro Jambi ensemble which contained more than 80 temple ruins and remnants of ancient settlements in the span of the IX-XV century AD. Although not as popular as other temples on Java, the ancient sites believed to be one of the centers of Buddhist development in the heyday of the Sriwijaya Kingdom are assets that can be utilized in the fields of science, culture, tourism, social, religion and economics.
This archaeological site stretches from west to east on the banks of the Batanghari River along 7.5 kilometers. This complex can be reached by land and river with distance from Jambi City as far as 30 Km. Of about 80 known temple ruins, which local people call menapo, only a small portion has been restored. Based on the remains of the ruins, a building uses red stone.
The temples that have been built and can be visited by tourists are Vando Astano Temple, Gumpung Temple, Tinggi Temple, Kembar Batu Temple, Gedong 1 Temple, Gedong 2 Temple, and Talaga Rajo Pond. There are also old canals that surround this temple complex. The location is spread in Muaro Jambi Village, Kemingking Dalam, and Lake Lamo.