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Barelang Bridge

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Address: Riau Islands Province, Indonesia
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Visited on 19thJuly2016 w friend. First time visited here since so many times to Batam. My friend n I have a happy day here as she took many photos, which seems that she was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Angelina A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on 19thJuly2016 w friend. First time visited here since so many times to Batam. My friend n I have a happy day here as she took many photos, which seems that she was picking up the bridge or touching the bridge. All those photos will taken by good camera n photographers. 3 photos for IDR 65,000 only. We brought... More 

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Thank Angelina A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice view and there is people around to take your photo and developed it on the spot-20000 rupiah per piece. Although it was quite far from the city area (as it is out of batam area)really worth the long ride !

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Thank Aslynndaa M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Barelang bridge is one of the icons that are owned by the famous Batam island chain that has a scorpion-shaped small islands mostly inhabited by local communities dominance of Malay society. In addition Barelang bridge that has an extension of Batam name-Rempang-Galang. There are some other attractions (travel games, culinary, shopping) that can be visited by tourists, guided by Papa... More 

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Thank Oktavianus B
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the bridge in the evening. There is viewing deck from where one can get an un-interrupted view of the bridge and views were nice. There is also a small food shack selling roasted corns and soft drinks and one can enjoy a hot snack sitting there and enjoying the nice breeze and beautiful view.

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Thank Vijay P
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has a lot of potential to be a great destination for tourists but there was too much garbage everywhere taking away from the surroundings.

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Thank Dianne W
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our driver informed us that "You never been to Batam till you've been to Barelang Bridge" so we took a slight detour on our way to town to look around. The sight is beautiful for photo taking. Wouldn't spend too long there as it just takes 15mins to take really nice shots.

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Thank Clarence C
Surabaya, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The first cable-stayed bridge in Indonesia. Something worth to see for curiosity. A plaza for regarding and taking photo with the bridge as the background. A bit must to visit if you're in Batam for tourism.

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Thank hitapriyas2015
Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was about more than an hour journey from Nagoya town Batam by car, although the scenery from the bridge was good and the superstructure was grand. It was not worthwhile to travel specially there. There were photography touts on the bridge, each photo taken with mediocre print quality from a printer was IR 25,000. They would take photo of... More 

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Thank TCZeng
Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Don't need to stop, can just drove through if you are on the way to places like the Barelang fishing pond. The driver can slow down for you to see.

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Thank joyance
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

It was a long car ride out from Batam Centre to Balerang Bridge (about 40 min each way). We managed to eat seafood lunch at a nearby kelong and grabbed some BBQ corn as snack on the way back to the hotel. Recommended if you have at least 3h to kill, apart from the usual Batam activities like shopping/spa/outlet visits.

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