Banyan Tree Temple

Banyan Tree Temple, Tanjung Pinang

Banyan Tree Temple
3.5
Points of Interest & Landmarks • Religious Sites
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

3.5
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Citra P
Tanjung Pinang, Indonesia213 contributions
Nice place
Dec 2019 • Friends
This place is nice to visit, even if you are not Budha but you can see the temple and also nice design of temple
Written December 29, 2019
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elfin27
Singapore, Singapore191 contributions
Unexpected
Jul 2019
Didn't know about this until our guide asked us if we want to go. If we reached earlier probably more impressive but it was sunset … still good for a photo
Written August 19, 2019
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Veronika279
Singapore, Singapore64 contributions
Cute hidden spot
Aug 2019 • Couples
Definitely nothing spectacular, just a small cute spot in a fishing village. Great for short escape from Tanjung Pinang. Just for taking pics and watching the local life (but be aware that you will be most likely bigger attraction for them, hehe). There is also Sun Te Kong Temple nearby, so you can join these two visits once you are on the other side of Tanjung Pinang.
To get there, take a small boat from the jetty opposite to Hotel Laut Jaya. They go all day, you just need to waive someone.
Written August 12, 2019
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SupermomST
Singapore23 contributions
Banyan Tree
Jul 2019 • Friends
Interesting but can give it a miss. It’s a building overgrown by a banyan tree roots... consider it as just a small bit of ruins you see in Cambodia.
Written July 9, 2019
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Swissmami
Zug69 contributions
Pathetic
Jan 2019 • Family
An old crumbling building covered by banyan trees. Not worth the 1 hour drive from the resort. Nothing to see inside. Pathetic and overrated.
Written January 2, 2019
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Michelle C
8 contributions
Just horrible .
Sep 2018 • Friends
Nothing to say.. don't go there.
The area is not good and I don't saw nothing special in the three. Waste of time
Written September 26, 2018
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BintanCab
Bintan Regency, Indonesia42 contributions
Banyan temple by Bintan cab
May 2018 • Family
this is the oldest monastery in bintan, which is located in tj pinang. very exotic and beautiful.bintan cab
Written August 26, 2018
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Nikmen from Malaysia
45 contributions
Magnificent hundreds years old bayan tree temple
Jul 2018 • Friends
I m from malaysia is my 2nd trip here to this bayan tree temple n the main god of the temple is tao chai kong ( reversed luck deity) if u r having bad luck or facing any obstacles u can't solve or facing court case can come here n ask for protection or blessing from tao chai kong to bless u with good luck n overcome obstacles n pray with your sincere heart n tao chai kong will help you. Come n talk with the villagers n they will tell u the mystery of this temple. My frens recently donated $$$ n renovated the interior n exterior temple floor with new tiles n makes the temple looks grand n clean n clear up the land infront of the temple where b4 there was rubbish all around n now the temple looks well maintained n clean n i love temple when u enter the main door is windy n cool. Though is a small temple n cuddle up by the big bayan tree but u can feel the good feel when u enter the temple. After visit the temple do visit the surrounding area see how the chinese community living here peacefully for so long here n see how the stilt wooden house all built above the sea water standing strong till today n u can find nice local chinese sea food restaurant n snack around. Nice for photo shoot. Inside the water village there r a lots of other temple inside u can visit but the main attraction is the bayan tree temple that makes this water village special.
Written July 29, 2018
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Ambassador759201
12 contributions
Unspectacular
Feb 2018 • Solo
For how inaccessible this is, very overrated. Essentially a crumbling house with a small shrine. Not the charming overgrown temple you might imagine.
Written May 4, 2018
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jennyliu23
Sydney, Australia4 contributions
Good vibes
Oct 2017
A small temple build by the Chinese community and taken over by a banyan tree. The entry is free but there is a donation box if you feel like.
Written January 27, 2018
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