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“Great historical place on a tiny isle”
Review of Penyengat Island

Penyengat Island
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Bali, Indonesia
Level 6 Contributor
85 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great historical place on a tiny isle”
Reviewed August 4, 2012

Penyengat island is a kingdom complex in the past centuries when Raja Ali Haji was ruled the district. The mosque that believed was made of egg-yolk and the palace complex is now waiting for UNESCO's approval as world culture heritage.

The island is roughly 2,500 m x 750 m wide with numbers of local residents along the eastern coast. Things are that it has neither tourist accommodation nor proper restaurant since visitors are normally taking short trip only. However, simple snack and soft drinks can be easily found throughout the place. You would need less than two hours to enjoy the whole destination without rush since the boat that noted as 'pompong' is available anytime to go back to the main island. There are so many restaurant along the coast of the main island offering local delicacies including seafood, Padang and even Chinese food.

Boat ride: 15 minutes from main island
Cost: negotiable to the boat operator
Dress code: smart casual

Visited November 2011
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Indonesian
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“narrow island”
Reviewed August 1, 2012

city ​​that is very simple, narrow, and considerably less
i have never go like this island
Bad ><
islands which have no market, hotel

Visited July 2012
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Noosa, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
344 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
“Great little side trip”
Reviewed January 19, 2012

We used a couple of motorised becaks (tricycles) to tour the island and found it very interesting.

Visited October 2011
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Frankfurt
Level 6 Contributor
123 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
“nice get away”
Reviewed November 13, 2011

pretty little island for a quick get away. A must see if you are around. Easy to get there by water taxis. Transportatin on the island by little motorbikes with side cars, funny and cheap. The fortress ground offers a beautfiful view and invites for a small picknick.

Visited November 2011
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