Get To Know A Historic and Malay Cultural Heritage in Penyengat Island, Riau Islands, Indonesia.
|Pulau Penyengat, the site of a historic and Malay cultural heritage.|
|Sketchy map of historic buildings in Penyengat Island.|
Masjid Raya Sultan Riau
|Masjid Raya Sultan Riau.|
|Masjid Raya Sultan Riau standing out as seen from the sea.|
Balai Adat Melayu
|Balai Adat Melayu Inderaperkasa|
Gedung Tabib Kerajaan
The ex-building of Engku Haji Daud is only a rectangular shape concrete wall with a number of door and window frames. This building is used to be named after the building of Engku Haji Daud or royal physician building because he was the royal physician of Riau Kingdom. The ex-building attracts visitors due to its historic heritage as well as its location in the middle of settlement.
|The storage of Gunpowder, Gedung Mesiu.|
|Transportation in Penyengat Island using "Bemor" at the jetty.|
Pulau Penyengat is accessible by using a small motor boat or called by locals as pompong. There are three jetties available in Tanjung Pinang. The first one is a jetty for ferries from Batam island; the second one, positioned in the middle is servicing all ferries from Singapore; and the last one is dedicated for people from Pulau penyengat. Thus, all visitors are required to go to the third jetty to get to Pulau Penyengat.
|Jetty to Pulau Penyengat and Kepompong standing by.|
|Jetty for ferries from Singapore (left) and Batam (right).|
To get around Pulau Penyengat, visitor may either take a walk or rent a "Bemor". "Bemor" is available at the jetty of Pulau Penyengat to go through all objects of tourism in faster way. Visitors may rent "Bemor" hourly or daily with the rental price of "Bemor" is Rp 30,000.0 for two riders or Rp 40,000.0 for three riders. One day rental, from 08.00 to 17.00, is Rp 300,000.0.