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 of An-Nur,
  • Alam Mayang Fishing Garden,
  • Sang Nila Utama Museum,
  • Riau Cultural Park,
  • Princess Kaca Mayang Garden,
  • Sari Valley Artificial Lake.

Pekanbaru is known as a center of Malay culture; a Malay culture festival was held in 2004.