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Gods & Dragons

16 August 2018

Look out for the 340 metres tall Gunung Bintan, the island's highest icon set amongst lush greenery enroute to the first location of the tour. The quest to witness the perfect co-existence of Gods and Dragons begins as you step into a setting that could very well be in Mainland China at Vihara Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva (500 Lohan Temple). Featuring magnificient structures and unique stone statures of over 500 arhats, the site is a hidden gem ...

Gods & Dragons2020-03-23T16:00:59+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

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

Tanjung Pinang City Center

3 May 2018

Tanjung Pinang City Center is the newest and biggest shopping mall in the town of Tanjung Pinang. The mall houses myraid food and beverage, fashion, accessories, gadgets and entertainment tenants to provide an integrated shopping experience. Opened in 2016, it has three levels of retail shops including the Matahari departmental store and a basement where the supermarket (Hypermart) is located. One of the must-buys of Indonesia—Kueh Lapis can be found here. The mall is especially ...

Tanjung Pinang City Center2018-08-15T15:29:51+00:00

Galleries of Dekranasda Kabupaten Bintan

24 September 2018

Art in Bintan strongly reflects the rich culture and heritage of the island.  A pool of talented artists sits here; the Galleries of Dekranasda Kabupaten Bintan in Kijang.    Native islanders convert easily accessible but "worthless" materials to beautiful creations.  Browse through the gallery and be amazed by intricate ship models made from fish bones and skin. Beautiful ornaments and brooches are also produced using fish scales. Seashells, including Gong Gong shells are used to ...

Galleries of Dekranasda Kabupaten Bintan2020-05-18T10:09:41+00:00