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Penyengat Island

Tanjung Pinang, Bintan Regency, Riau Islands Province, Indonesia
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One of the better sights of Tanjung Pinang

Trip over to the island in a small boat was neat. The island itself has good walking trails and... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2018
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
A Must Visit

We went with our 2 teenagers to visit this little fishing village island. Our taxi driver came with... read more

Reviewed December 4, 2017
BJ T
via mobile
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“boat ride” (7 reviews)
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Tanjung Pinang, Bintan Regency, Riau Islands Province, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Trip over to the island in a small boat was neat. The island itself has good walking trails and some interesting historical buildings.

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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We went with our 2 teenagers to visit this little fishing village island. Our taxi driver came with us so that he could interpret. We took the private boat over for just a little more money so that we could return when we wanted. The...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

On the 2nd days of out holiday (14 November 2017) we went to Penyengat Island. Weather was a bit raining, however it is perfect. From our hotel #banyantreehotel we depart after breakfast. Heading to tanjung pinang, to cross the sea to go to Penyengat Island....More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This place had several tombs of local kings, including tomb of the founder of Bahasa Indonesia. To reach this place, you should take the traditional boat with quite limited safety facility. However, each boat still provide enough life jacket for each passenger. In the future,...More

2  Thank Ristianto_Pribadi
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

The place was so clean, you can not find any of rubbish surrounding. It was great idea to rent Melayu costume for the customer who visit that place, they normally took the picture once they wear the costume. People there have genuine smile and so...More

1  Thank Khmuchdi
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

There are more to see on this small island than the downtown if u like seeing a bit of historical stuffs. The 2 of us are on a rickshaw /tuk tuk around the island with our local tour guide which cost 50.000. This is extra...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Very Traditional place, the culture always be the Icon of malay people in Bintan Island, Indonesia.. The Mosque was built by Egg whites, food are amazing... This island is always full of people during Eid Mubarak

1  Thank Mimiewekbok
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

well, this place has a mosque that made by egg, ppl here were nice, and there has a melayu custom house. u could have a short tour here about 1-2 hours to see those historical heritage that left from the ancestors.

2  Thank Serry F
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This one place I highly recommend when you are in Tanjung Pinang. This small island is rich in history, culture, sights, and more. Just around 20 minutes boat ride from Tanjung Pinang, the island boasts of beautifully paved roads, historic ruins, a museum, a beautiful,...More

1  Thank Jeannard Jay T
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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Great Mosque ever, dont know what to say... The mosque was build with combination of egg yolk... Awesoomeeee

1  Thank Louisa P
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