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Masjid Raya Sultan Riau (Sultan of Riau’s Grand Mosque)

3 October 2018

Sitting regally in hues of royal yellow and green,  Masjid Raya Sultan Riau (Sultan of Riau’s Grand Mosque) is probably the first thing that catches your eye as you approach the Pulau Penyengat on the pompong (water taxi) from Tanjung Pinang. The royal mosque was constructed on higher grounds and no other buildings around it are allowed to surpass its height.  An interesting story recounts the bonding agent used for the construction of the mosque ...

Masjid Raya Sultan Riau (Sultan of Riau’s Grand Mosque)2018-10-03T10:56:22+00:00

Rumah Imaji 3D Imagination House

8 February 2018

Exude your imagination skills with the latest attraction of Plaza Lagoi – Rumah Imaji 3D Imagination House! Enter into an alternate realm as you interact with over 50 different 3D and inverted settings including hand-painted mural illusions done up by talented artists of Yogyakarta. The first stop of the museum beckons you with an intriguing topsy-turvy experience in a traditional Malay house. Be enthralled by the twinkling lights of fireflies as you stroll into Bintan’s beautiful ...

Rumah Imaji 3D Imagination House2020-03-20T14:33:11+00:00

Tanjung Pinang Traditional Market

3 May 2018

After exploring the Tanjung Pinang Wet Markets, continue down the busy lanes of Jalan Pasar Ikan (Fish Market Street) and Jalan Plantar II (2nd Platform Street). Take heed of the locals on trishaws transporting cargo from the nearby jetty; this is where most of the commerce and trading action of Tanjung Pinang takes place.   There may not be lavish shopping malls lined up but shopping is best when haggling is allowed. Get your Indonesian ...

Tanjung Pinang Traditional Market2018-10-03T11:16:40+00:00

Trail of Sea Gypsies

8 August 2018

Embark on an adventure to discover the hidden gems along Bintan Island’s pristine eastern coastline. The first stop brings you to Panglong Village, Berakit, the largest Orang Laut (Sea Gypsies) village of the island. Spot interesting sights such as hand-made fishing tools and displays of 'sun tanning' kerupuk (prawn/fish flavored crackers) or small fish as you stroll through the labyrinth of stilt houses. Play a game of tag with the curious and jovial local kids before ...

Trail of Sea Gypsies2020-03-23T16:14:05+00:00

Bintan Indah Mall

3 May 2018

Bintan Indah Mall is a shopping complex located nearby Sri Bintan Pura Ferry Terminal and the Tanjung Pinang Traditional Market with a roofed carpark. Over here, one can shop amongst locals of Tanjung Pinang and find stores selling an array of products from hand-made souvenirs to fashion apparel to electrical appliances. There is a small supermarket located here too. Try out the popular Wanton noodles at the coffee shop seated at the entrance.   Operation ...

Bintan Indah Mall2018-08-07T16:11:51+00:00