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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

Customisable South Bintan Tour

23 August 2018

Hop on a temple trail and discover the oldest and most notable temples in Bintan. A step into the  Vihara Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva (500 Lohan Temple), transports you into a setting from ancient China. Structures and unique stone statures of over 500 arhats await and greet you a the temple's front yard. Marvel at the grandiose of the entrance as you spot notable figures such as Tripitaka (Tang San Zang) and Guan Gong.   At Vihara ...

Customisable South Bintan Tour2018-09-28T09:50:27+00:00

Sunfish Cove

7 November 2018

For those looking for some adventure and fun in the sun, get off the beaten track by venturing down to Sunfish Cove to immerse in the beauty of marine life and tranquility on White Sands Island. A 15 minutes boat ride from the eastern coastline of Bintan Island at Trikora Km. 38 lies White Sands Island, where you’ll be treated to snorkelling and diving opportunities unique to the island’s surroundings.   Learn snorkelling and scuba diving ...

Sunfish Cove2019-04-12T08:17:30+00:00

Lake Lagoi

8 February 2018

Lake Lagoi is a 2.5-hectare freshwater lake adjacent to Grand Lagoi Hotel, enveloped by the viridian greens. The alluring hue of dawn is most ideal for morning jogs and walks on the pavement circling the lake. At midday, one may enjoy cruising through the peaceful perimeter of the lake with colourful pedal boats.     Lake Lagoi is also walking distance to nearby attractions like the picturesque Lagoi Beach and Plaza Lagoi where you can ...

Lake Lagoi2019-04-16T10:07:05+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