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An unbelievable sight!

We hired a driver for a day and visited different places in Bintan and the one that interest me... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Michael L
Singapore, Singapore
Amazing Chinese/Taoism Influence in a Muslim Country!

I am kinda surprised to learn about this centurion Banyan Tree Temple in Seranggang, Bintan Island... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
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Senggarang, Tanjung Pinang, Bintan Regency, Riau Islands Province, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I m from malaysia is my 2nd trip here to this bayan tree temple n the main god of the temple is tao chai kong ( reversed luck deity) if u r having bad luck or facing any obstacles u can't solve or facing court...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

For how inaccessible this is, very overrated. Essentially a crumbling house with a small shrine. Not the charming overgrown temple you might imagine.

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

A small temple build by the Chinese community and taken over by a banyan tree. The entry is free but there is a donation box if you feel like.

Thank jennyliu23
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Actually it has a story from local people. And it is unbelievable if you see how a tree combined with a building. But it is not take a long time to enjoy the Tree Temple. So, it is better that you could go to Penyengat...More

Thank Abdul Haris M
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Part of day trip with a local driver, nothing amazing about this small temple. The children were not even interested to enter the temple. However, it was nice chatting with the local Chinese.

Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We hired a driver for a day and visited different places in Bintan and the one that interest me most is the Banyan Tree Temple. It's surprisingly unbelievable to see how a tree can grow around and a concrete house as if it has become...More

1  Thank Michael L
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The site is located on the south side of the island, about 1 hour taxi ride from the resort area. It is just a small house/temple with Banyan tree roots covering a good part of the structure. If you have seen the sights in Angkor...More

2  Thank chi2616
Reviewed 20 July 2017

the bayan tree wrapping the temple. people here believe this tree has spirituality to guard this temple

Thank Serry F
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I am kinda surprised to learn about this centurion Banyan Tree Temple in Seranggang, Bintan Island. It's a stunning site considering Indonesia is a Muslim country - the power of religion! To co-exist in peace and harmony in a multi-religious / multi-racial society 👍

Thank Cheerysunshine2001
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This relatively small temple has been completely overgrown by a banyan tree and would be easy to drive past if you didn't know what you were looking for. Fortunately it was part of our day tour of the island so our driver took us directly...More

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31 May 2017|
Response from George T | Reviewed this property |
Why would you want to do simple cooking? There is an outdoor open air pavilliion. The temple is small and deserted. I am only ther to admire the centuries banyan tree.
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Response from George T | Reviewed this property |
NO. there is another bigger temple and you can probably find it there. It is where I got off from my boat.