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Vietnam Village

| Galang Island, Riau Islands Province 11600, Indonesia
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Mostly left to decay

I wanted to see the bridges between the islands and seeing that the Camp Vietnam is on the second... read more

Reviewed yesterday
kuu-kanko
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Helsinki, Finland
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Interesting place to learn the history of Vietnamese refugees to Indonesia

After reading some reviews about this place, I thought it might be a good place to visit. Depending... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
shernellt
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Trinidad
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Galang Island, Riau Islands Province 11600, Indonesia
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"interesting place"
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"refugee camp"
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"barelang bridge"
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"history"
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"refugees"
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"church"
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"vietnamese"
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"school"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I wanted to see the bridges between the islands and seeing that the Camp Vietnam is on the second last island from Batam decided to visit there on the same trip. The camp area is vast and needs to be toured by a car. I...More

Thank kuu-kanko
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading some reviews about this place, I thought it might be a good place to visit. Depending on where you’re coming from in Batam would determine how long the journey would be. We were staying at Tanjung Piayu, a bit south of Batam Island,...More

1  Thank shernellt
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Interesting site.. you will see what is left from the Vietnam village .. also you may see some of their stuff. School, infirmary, church, accommodation .. Worth the visit if you are nearby Batam

Thank Mazen A
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

i visit this place for the first time and it was really far from the main town nagoya, worth to try and such a nice place to learn about the vietnam refugee history. worth to try if u come to batam.

Thank danielchristopherlim
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Never new so many vietnamese people came to Batam as refugees. Amazing small park that showed where they stayed the houses, budist temples, churchs etc.

Thank Lazar G
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This is the most interesting place must visit in Batam. It is a big place and far way from Batam City. You need to book a car to go there. You will stop in the Barelang Bridge for taking photo. In Vietnam Village, there are...More

1  Thank meteor101
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

A good place to understand some history back in the old days about this Vietnamese refugees camp. There is a museum which exhibits photos or items to tell all the stories. You need a car to come to this place.

Thank KwanLing
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

This was a refugee camp from Vietnam during 1976 - 1996. It is located in Galang Island about 1 hour drive from Batam Centre. The place is very huge and green. There are few spots to visit such as: the original boat that was used...More

2  Thank Iwan W
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

it is peaceful area, small but well maintained museum. only can acess by car ot taxi. good example for community lovers.

1  Thank bhawani234
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

You will get many information about Vietnam War and Vietnamese Refugees Camp in Galang. This is the real museum, that you could find the houses, cemetery, hospital, churces, and school of Vietnamese refugees. Learn the history, and get the adventure!

Thank mrachy
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Andrew R
17 August 2017|
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Response from rumib2018780 |
Hi Andrew R No charges at all, you only need transportation to go there.
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Lân V
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Response from meteor101 | Reviewed this property |
I advise you go to Batam first from Spore by ferry. There are some ferry terminal in Batam. I prefer you go to Batam Center Ferry Terminal or Harbour Bay Ferry Terminal that close to the city. After reaching Batam you can... More
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