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Penyengat Island

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Address: Tanjung Pinang, Riau Islands Province, Indonesia
Phone Number: 6281364537222
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Historical place

Easy access by small boat which regularly back and forth from to Tanjung Pinang. Enjoy history of Melayu (Malay) Palace/Kingdom.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2016
Ikhwanudin M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Easy access by small boat which regularly back and forth from to Tanjung Pinang. Enjoy history of Melayu (Malay) Palace/Kingdom.

Thank Ikhwanudin M
Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Penyengat island is a small island not far from tanjung pinang, with mileage of approximately 15-20 minutes of use, the island is the island with the goal of religious destinations are quite interesting. Its main purpose is the masjid kuning. the food in the area around the mosque are quite evocative taste with a relatively affordable price, but the lack... More 

Thank Dedy S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Nice small island full history,we contacted Erwin:+62823 8641 0888(WhatsApp,Call)he is also arranged for us transportation.

Thank Patrick C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

The tourguide that works with our hotel warned us about long waits for the boat to Penyengat Island to fill. At least on the weekend it is a matter of minutes if any wait at all and you don't want a boatman waiting or you will be rushed. The waiting area is shaded and has toilets (on the Penyengat side... More 

1 Thank deborahl2
Kluang, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

If you do not want to walk around the island, you could rent a motorized trishaw for MYR10 per hour. The main attraction is Raja Ali Haji(1808-1873) tomb, a renowned Malay poet and historian from Selangor? He wrote Syair A Muluk, Gurindam 12 ,Tuhfat al Nafis etc. From Tanjung Pinang jetty, it is only Rp7000.

Thank HRS_6
Medan, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Need 1 and half hour to get this place from Batam island by ferry boat. After that we must use small boat (local people said Kepompong). We get many information about Sultan Deli history in here from several people official Mosque Pulau Menyengat. We can not take picture inside this Mosque regarding the rule. We can see some old cemetery... More 

1 Thank EKOMedan_Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

Escaping from Tanjung Pinang's urban chaos is possible... I just catch a slow boat to Penyengat island and get there in less than 30 minutes. There are no cars on the island, where walking on the many paved walkways is a pleasure. Motorized trishaws are still an option for those who wish to take it easy, while getting guided tour... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

its like onrust cipir island in thousand island. this island full od history for the last Kesultanan. We go by pompom, coz we are 10 people so we just rent it dor return for 200000 IDR, they will waiting for you. just walking araound the island, there's no transport but its cost and u cant enjoy the scenery for long..... More 

Thank majestic317
Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

went by boat for less than a dollar. Tiny and beautiful Island world heritage and has almost all fruit bearing trees in a tropical country.one of the most beautiful mosque ive seen is here.Irresistable unique customs that you don't wanna miss.evrybody knows everybody.the excellent thing is you can browse the place in a little amount of time.

Thank byahetayonay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

This island not far from tanjung pinang. But if you want to this island don't go alone, because it's too boring, i just go alone, and i don't enjoy my way. But the value of history in this island is very sentimentil and very close with the local people, recomended for the traveler who like history

Thank Ernest S

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