Pekanbaru City

Pekanbaru is the capital of Riau Province. Located on the Siak River, which drains to the Strait of Malacca. Access and transportation: The airport in Pekanbaru is The Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport. Many flights from Pekanbaru  to Batam, Jakarta, Malaysia (Malacca and Kuala Lumpur), Singapore and other destinations in Indonesia. Tourist Attractions: Great Mosque […]
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Bukit Tiga Puluh National Park

Bukit Tigapuluh National Park forms part of a mountain chain that has a potential diversity of endemic plants and animal species of high value. Bukit Tigapuluh National Park consisting primarily of tropical lowland forest, largely in Riau province, with a smaller part of 33,000 ha in Jambi province. Location: In Riau Province: Indragiri Hulu Regency and Indragiri Hilir Regency In Jambi Province: Bungo Regency, Tebo Regency and […]
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Anamblas Islands

The Anambas Islands are located between Singapore and the Natuna islands in the South China Sea. Earlier the islands were better known as a base for off shore oil drilling and natural gas explorations,but today Anambas has gained popularity among divers on account of  its pristine corals and azure seas where whalesharks may suddenly appear. […]
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Sultan Riau Mosque

Sultan Riau Grand Mosque is a famous historical tourist site on Penyengat Island, Tanjung Pinang, Kepulauan Riau province.  This mosque was built when the island was the residence of Engku Puteri Raja Hamidah, wife of the Riau ruler, Sultan Mahmudsyah (1761—1812).  Initially, this mosque was a simple wooden building with brick floors and about 6 […]
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Penyengat Island

A small island situated across Tanjung Pinang, capital of the Riau Islands Province, the island of Penyengat in the 18th century was the twin-seat of the Sultan of the Johor-Riau Kingdom. Today, the Sultan’s palace is being restored. It is an interesting blend of Javanese and Dutch architecture, still imbued with an air of dignity, […]
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