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Penyengat Island

Tanjung Pinang, Bintan Regency, Riau Islands Province, Indonesia
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Islamic heritage

well, this place has a mosque that made by egg, ppl here were nice, and there has a melayu custom... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Serry F
A Must!

This one place I highly recommend when you are in Tanjung Pinang. This small island is rich in... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Jeannard Jay T
Baguio, Baguio, Philippines
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  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“boat ride” (7 reviews)
“small island” (8 reviews)
“egg yolk” (3 reviews)
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Tanjung Pinang, Bintan Regency, Riau Islands Province, Indonesia
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

well, this place has a mosque that made by egg, ppl here were nice, and there has a melayu custom house. u could have a short tour here about 1-2 hours to see those historical heritage that left from the ancestors.

1  Thank Serry F
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This one place I highly recommend when you are in Tanjung Pinang. This small island is rich in history, culture, sights, and more. Just around 20 minutes boat ride from Tanjung Pinang, the island boasts of beautifully paved roads, historic ruins, a museum, a beautiful,...More

Thank Jeannard Jay T
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Great Mosque ever, dont know what to say... The mosque was build with combination of egg yolk... Awesoomeeee

Thank Louisa P
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Once you have got your head around the fact that there is not much to do in Tanjung Pinang, it is a blessing to find Penyengat. Our hotel driver took us to the dock, where you pay to do the 15 minute ride in the...More

5  Thank James K
Reviewed 16 January 2017

There three uniqueness, first you can reached the whole island only by walking during the walking you will find malay heritage from such as ancient pool for the queen, tomb of the king Raja Ali Haji well known as an author of couplet (Gurindam XII)....More

Thank Welly P
Reviewed 13 January 2017

As lovers of history, our family had a great time on Pulau Penyengat, exploring this seat of Bugis culture. Our highlights were the tomb of Raja Ali, the old palace and the office complex, all of which are open and free to wander around. We...More

Thank shhayes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Penyengat Island is an island which rich in historical value. Points of origin Indonesian and Malay literature began. There is a sultan's palace and tomb of the Malay sultans.

Thank Lina W
Reviewed 21 December 2016

For those who are historial inclined, this place is a must. Getting around in a guided tour on a trike. Get to visit the underground well.

Thank Joko S
Reviewed 8 December 2016

nice place to bring family member for a vacation and for a water sports activities and does have good place for food and such restaurants.

Thank reesemasihhidup
Reviewed 14 November 2016

In Bintan, there were three piers: for international, domestic, and local travels. I paid Rp 200,000 for a two-way ride to the once center of the Malay world. I would be the only passenger. One old man was a pilot, and the younger one took...More

3  Thank abuben
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