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Penyengat Island

Tanjung Pinang, Bintan Regency, Riau Islands Province, Indonesia
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A must visit

This was one of our highlights on our trip to Asia. Our teens loved it. The people were friendly... read more

Reviewed December 4, 2017
BJ T
via mobile
Amazing historical island

locals say: if you dont go to this island, so you are not yet visiting Bintan. this little island... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2017
pennyseptina
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Tanjung Pinang, Bintan Regency, Riau Islands Province, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This was one of our highlights on our trip to Asia. Our teens loved it. The people were friendly and beautiful. We took the private boat charter with our taxi driver so he could interpret for us. On the island we did the tuk tuk...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

locals say: if you dont go to this island, so you are not yet visiting Bintan. this little island is full of historical of melayu kingdom. you can visit grand mosque, old castle and ancestors graveyard

Thank pennyseptina
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

The mosque was built from egg white.. Traditional boat is operate every day.. Great food, people and I love to be here as always.

Thank Sulami N
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

The small island is very near to Tanjung Pinang Jetty of Bintan Island. It's a 10minutes boat ride. Recommend you take a private boat (20 S$ up-down) if you a re not on very tight budget because the journey would give you very much thrill....More

1  Thank Arka D
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

This small island have a lot of uniqueness. In the ancient time this island provide and supply fresh water for ships. Eventhough this island surrounded by the ocean but strangely this fresh water never run out in all the season. This island have a unique...More

Thank Welly P
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

It was really interesting that they still preserve the Malay history, and make available the history of the region (including Singapore) before Raffles (1819).

Thank Abdullah H
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

The still-original atmosphere of history in Malacca right from first time we step on the island. Masjid Raya Sultan Sultan Riau Penyengat (Great Mosque of Sultan Riau Penyengat) is the icon of the island, especially on Fridays when Muslims have their Friday prayer, with its...More

Thank Anne R
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

If you are fascinated about the Malay Archipelago's intricate history that dates back to the 1500s, this is the place to go. The island used to be the seat of the Malay-Bugis kingdom that stretched to Johor and Pahang in Peninsula Malaysia. But do read...More

3  Thank Fistri
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