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22 Rose Wedding Couples Wed at Bintan Resorts

27 November 2017

22 couples from China made their wedding vows on Tuesday, 10th May 2016 in Bintan Island, Indonesia. This significant event was a result of a collaboration between Bintan Resorts, China company—Rose Wedding, Changi Airport Group, Singapore Airlines and Singapore Alive (member of JTB). Along with family members, the couples were joined by Deputy Director of Shanghai Tourism Bureau during their stay in Bintan from 9-12 May. This added up to a crowd of 100 people ...

22 Rose Wedding Couples Wed at Bintan Resorts2018-07-24T10:49:59+00:00

Tanjung Pinang

3 May 2018

Accessible by ferry from Singapore and Batam, Tanjung Pinang (Tanjungpinang) is the main town of Bintan Island and the capital of the Riau Islands. At bird's eye view, the township is lined with myraid piers, testimony to its role as a main trading port of the island. Steeped with laid back and idyllic charm, Tanjung Pinang offers great insights to Bintan’s local culture, history and heritage. Its traditional architecture reflects the influence of the 19th ...

Tanjung Pinang2018-10-03T11:12:21+00:00

Banyan Tree Temple, Senggarang

3 October 2018

Witness the power of Mother Nature at the Banyan Tree Temple of Senggarang Village where ancient trees entwine their roots around, enveloping the ancient walls of the building in protective embrace. The result is a fascinating and formidable structure that makes an ideal photography subject. There are many stories concerning the origins of the site which was built in 1811. Its signboard reads "大夫第”, referring to residences of high-ranking government government officers called "Kapitan". Some ...

Banyan Tree Temple, Senggarang2018-10-03T10:31:51+00:00

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

Lau Ya Keng, Senggarang

3 October 2018

Named after the The Old Lord Tua Lau Ya, patron deity of Teochews, Lau Ya Keng is a religious compound in Senggarang Village where you can find the oldest temples in Riau. A trio of traditional Chinese temples sits right in front of the jetty, dedicated to the Supreme Emperor of Dark Heaven (Xuan Tian Shang Di), Goddess of the Sea (Mazu) and the God of Prosperity (Fude Zhengshen). Devotees pay homage to them respectively ...

Lau Ya Keng, Senggarang2018-10-03T11:05:45+00:00