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Address: Senggarang, Tanjung Pinang, Riau Islands Province, Indonesia
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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 bubblesReviewed 20 October 2015
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Bintan Island, Indonesia
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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

The Banyan Tree Temple sounds great on paper, but in real, is a very small structure, not really made just within Banyan trees. The tiny little garden behind the temple is pretty and quaint, with a bit of an Alice in Wonderland feel. If you're around there, pop by, but making a trip out to see it is probably not... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Pros: 1. Just an old tree with over 200 hundreds years and the temple right inside of it 2. Can see the small stalls next to it if you like to take local village photos Cons: 1. Nothing much to see on this temple

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1 Thank JiaHao j
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Nice temple build under a Banyan tree in Senggarang island. Senggarang island is easily accessible from Tanjung Pinang in a small boat

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

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

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 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 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 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,

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Bintan Island, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 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.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 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.

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 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.

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1 Thank Sigitpramono
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 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.

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