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Address: Senggarang, Tanjung Pinang, Riau Islands Province, Indonesia
Phone Number: 6281364537222
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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A 300 years old temple nestled in Bayantree.

Walking through the local on the water housing to the temple, you'll find how the local people enjoying their day life . A good place for sighseeing.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 19, 2015
Bintan N
Bintan Island, Indonesia
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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22 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Nice temple, can feed fishes in the small confinement area near fountain. Can also offer prayers. Have giant buddha shrine under a tree.

Thank Amal B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

If you've never been to a stilt village, this is a nice, prosperous one and partially inhabited by commuters who prefer the 10 minute boat ride to Bintan to the long drive. You should do the same and combine it with a trip to the snake river temple. Then have the boat leave you at the dock for Penyengat Island... More 

Thank deborahl2
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

I was expecting this temple to be well maintained, but sadly that was not the case. Though this temple is around 200 year, the place is left as is. At first glance you will not even know that here is a temple which exist. I would certainly not recommend,

Thank MaheshJPatel
Bintan Island, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Walking through the local on the water housing to the temple, you'll find how the local people enjoying their day life . A good place for sighseeing.

Thank Bintan N
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

A fun boat ride from Tanjung Pinang, and the fascinating town of Senggarang built on stilts, made the trip to this interesting tree temple well worth while. The Vihara Dharma Sasana Buddhist temple, about 500m west along the road from the temple, should also be included in the visit.

Thank Peter C
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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151 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Not easy to reach this place. Visitor needs to hire private car with driver. Take about 1 hour to reach the place, but wont regret to see the place. Temple under banyan tree is oldest temple in bintan island. Dont forget to visit fisherman around the temple. Visitor can see beautiful scene of daily fisherman life, especialy in sunset time.

1 Thank Sigitpramono
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

To see a rooted tree grew in the temple that needs to travel for an hour from tanjung pinang is not worth it. The temple is so small and many bystanders in front of the temple. But if you're in the tour or rented a van to go around (like us) there's no harm in visiting this place.

Thank Rhia C
Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Temple is in Senggarang- a Chinese enclave. Mostly built over the sea, this charming village has many alleyways and roadside stalls to explore.

Thank LionSinga
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39 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

This place can be really crowded but it's worth the visit. Should visit this place after Penyengat Island and look at the difference of the to culture and heritage. It can also get really hot here.

Thank Azika S
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The Tree here is supposed to be very special. Can get crowded and better to plan visits out of regular timings.

Thank Pradeepan6

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