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Gedung Gonggong

3 May 2018

Newly constructed, Gedung Gonggong serves as a Tourism Infomation Centre and is the icon of Tanjung Pinang. This unique building façade is designed to resemble the shell of the Gonggong. A sea snail found in waters surrounding Bintan, Gonggong is a popular local delicacy enjoyed with flavourful sauces after it is boiled or steamed.   The Gonggong building sits majestically at Laman Boenda (Mother’s Promenade), an open community space that offers beautiful sea views; watch ...

Gedung Gonggong2018-10-03T11:13:37+00:00

Island of the Kings

16 August 2018

Embark on a journey back to the reign of Kings and Queens who once ruled the islands of the Riau Kingdom; stretching from what is now part of Indonesia, to Singapore and beyond to southern Malaysia. Admire the dense verdure on the slopes of the island's highest peak as you cruise pass Gunung Bintan. You will soon reach the jetty at Tanjung Pinang, the biggest town and capital of Bintan Island for a pompong (small ...

Island of the Kings2021-05-28T15:42:47+00:00

Tanjung Pinang Wet Markets

3 May 2018

The traditional wet markets of the bustling city of Tanjung Pinang are treasure troves waiting to be discovered. Take in the sights and smells as you maneuver the newer Pasar Baru I with stalls selling an amazing variety of meats, fresh vegetables, and vibrant tropical fruits stacked high on wooden carts. You may even spot items out of your usual supermarket buys. Not to worry though; the amicable store owners will gladly provide an introduction. ...

Tanjung Pinang Wet Markets2018-08-08T12:21:24+00:00

Safari Lagoi + Lagoi Bay (Day Pass)

16 August 2018

Get in touch with nature and wildlife at Safari Lagoi and Eco Farm, home to rescued and endangered animals of the country including the sun bear, orangutan and Komodo dragon as well as fruits, vegetables and rice plantations. After which, the tour leads you to Plaza Lagoi for an appetizing set lunch followed by a period of free and easy activity for you to explore this shopping complex. Located on the second floor of the ...

Safari Lagoi + Lagoi Bay (Day Pass)2021-05-28T14:52:16+00:00

Sederhana Masakan Padang

3 May 2018

Visit the trusted brand of Sederhana Masakan Padang to taste one of the must-eats in Indonesia—Nasi Padang! Nasi Padang here can be served in authentic ‘hidang’ style where dishes are laid out in a colourful spread; customers pay only for dishes they eat from. With an array of flavourful dishes including Rendang Daging, Asam Padeh and Dendeng Balado, your taste buds will definitely be satisfied!   Sederhana Masakan Padang is an established and accessible Padang ...

Sederhana Masakan Padang2018-08-08T15:38:09+00:00