What do you think about owning a vacation in Bintan, Riau Islands? A line of luxury hotels, sitting on the edge of the epic swimming pool? Well, other than those, Bintan has lots of tourist destinations that worth going to. Here Tempo summarized the places.
- Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva Vihara
It is situated on the uphill, near Jl. Raya Asia Afrika KM 14, Kijang Kota, Tanjung Pinang. Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva Vihara is Called the Thousand Buddhas because it shows sculptures thousand’ faces of Buddha. The monastery, recently inaugurated in early 2018, will surely give you different experiences.
- Rumah Arang
Indonesia also has Igloo but functioning as a place to burn forests into coal called Rumah Arang (charcoal kiln). Back in Bintan, the number of all Rumah Arang has decreased as the prohibition of producing charcoal from mangrove forests, while a few ruined. No entry charge to join the site.
- Penyengat Island
Penyengat Island is situated near Bintan Island. In the event of tourist can visit the Grand Mosque of the Riau Sultanate, or even Masjid Raya Sultan Riau, tombs of both sultans Engku Hamidah and King Ali Haji, in addition to the heritage of the Kingdom of Riau Lingga such as Balai Adat where guests may wear Malay traditional apparel for Rp25,000.
- Busung Sand Dunes
The sand dunes that resembles the desert is among the picturesque areas for vacationers in Bintan Island. Although it appears to be naturally produced, the sand dunes result from mining excavation after the ban on sand exports. Near the area, there is a lake that offers clear blue waters.
- Safari Lagoi
Safari Lagoi is famous for most animals that are saved along with endangered species such as the Orangutan, Komodo, Honey keep, dinosaurs, and crocodiles amongst others. Most birds and animals found in Lagoi Safari are spared in illegal animal trade and exotic meat market.
- New Marjoly Beach and Resort
New Marjoly Beach Resort is situated in the Marine Tourism Area, Kawal, Kepulaun Riau. The place is reserved and out of the audience. It is great for those that wish to calm themselves out of the city’s hustle and bustle. The area is clean and attractive. It makes you feel more comfortable and feel at home here as its name suggests that this area is still a Beach with tasteful Resort facilities.
- Trikora Beach
Trikora Beach is situated 45 Km west of Riau Islands, Tanjung Pinang. Just in Malang Village Meeting, Gunung Kijang District, Bintan Regency. Trikora Beach also has the pure beauty of this shore that is less beautiful. Lots of exciting centers there.
Along the way to Trikora Beach, you will be spoiled with views of rowing fishing houses, luxury hotels to mangrove woods. That you can fish, snorkel, play kites. Also, you can rent an excursion package to visit the uninhabited island.
It is fantastic, is not it? You might also do a culinary tour with several foods typical of Bintan island. Are you curious?
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