Bintan Island, Kepulauan Riau, Indonesia

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Bintan Island is an island in the Riau Islands province, where Tanjungpinang City, the capital of Riau Islands Province, is located.

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Dompak Bridge, Tanjungpinang

On this island has three Governments, the Government of Tanjungpinang City located in Senggarang, the Government of Bintan Regency is located in Bandar Seri Bintan, and the Riau Islands Province Government on Dompak Island (Tanjungpinang). The island is adjacent to the state of Singapore.

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Carang Bridge Tanjungpinang

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Cassia Bintan

Bintan is the largest island in the Riau Archipelago, consisting of nearly 3,000 large and small islands, stretching across Singapore and Johor Baru, Malaysia. The island extends from Malacca to the South China Sea. Tanjungpinang is the capital of this province, located on the south west coast of Bintan. It is strategically located on the southern peninsula of Malaysia at the mouth of the Malacca Strait.

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Vihara Galang Batang

The top tourist destination here is Bintan Resort, a spectacular beach resort destination in the north of the island, with an area of ​​23,000 hectares on white sand overlooking the South China Sea. The island also has an interesting history in Tanjungpinang and Penyengat, which offers opportunities for surfing, adventure and ecotourism for students and families, but also ideal for relaxing and health.

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Nirwana Beach Lagoi

Meanwhile, for those who like to dive Anambas islands in the South China Sea offers an unspoiled dive location, reachable from Tanjungpinang airport. Meanwhile, the Natuna islands can be reached from Batam.

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Treasure Bay

In decades, with friendly relations between Indonesia and Singapore, an agreement was signed between the two parties to jointly develop the Bintan islands which will benefit both countries in the Batam, Bintan and Karimun Free Trade Zones.

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statue of 1000, Tanjungpinang

The first form of this agreement is the construction of Bintan Resort, a beach tourism destination, covering an area of ​​23,000 hectares on the beautiful white sand of Bintan overlooking the South China Sea.

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Kawal Mosque

Besides that, one of the tourist destinations on this island is the beach of Trikora and Lagoi Beach which has been famous in the world, recorded more than hundreds of thousands of foreign tourists visiting Lagoi every year.

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Vihara Avalokitesvara Graha, Tanjungpinang

Lagoi tourism area is located in the Northern part of Bintan Island, and into the territory of Bintan Regency.

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Thanks for sharing this article! I've not heard of thid island in Indonesia before although I've been to Indonesia several times! Based on your pictures I fell in love with it and we'll visit it next time we go to Indonesia.
It looks like the perfect dive spot, I can't wait to dive there :)
Do you live in Bintan yourself or were you visiting?

I visited there. I live in Aceh. Indonesia

good jobs👍👍

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Hi @faroel Thanks for sharing all these photos and details of Bintan. I have been to Batam once and wanted to visit bintan soon. But after watching these photos I am more interested to go there. Will plan out soon to visit this place or most probably within this month any weekend.

@alokkumar121 , Bintan is a great place to spend a weekend

Yes absolutely. I am planning soon to visit the place with friends.

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