Vihara Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva
This is praying place for the Buddhist is located in Tanjung Pinang, called Vihara Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva. The monastery is built in 2010. Vihara Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva has a unique feature compared to other monasteries. Vihara Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva has 1000 statues of Buddha. Historically, there are thousands of arhats in all over the world. Arhat is a person who has achieved the highest spiritual purity in following the teachings of Buddha. These statues are inspired by the purity of arhat in Buddhism.
The Maria Cave of Trikora
The Maria cave is one of the worship place in Bintan which also often used as a tourist destination for those visiting the beach of Trikora. Located on a hill, the Maria cave occupies an area of 3.4 hectares and is only about four hundred yards from one of the beach in the corner of Trikora Beach. Located on the waterfront in the village of Trikora – Teluk Dalam Berakit, Malang Rapat Village, District of Mount Kijang, right on the left side of Trikora Highway with a large gate stand more than three meters. It is easily seen from the street. The distance to the location from Bintan Resorts to Teluk Dalam is about less than 1 hour and from Tanjung Pinang city less than 35 minutes by land. The Saint Mary cave ‘s at first time in the 1960s a supposedly haunted places and by immigrants from East Flores tribe who live around the cave to put a statue of SantaMaria in between the rocks and big trees.
Since it time ago, it has evolved into a place where Catholic pilgrimage around the island of Bintan. And every month of Rosario May and October visited by people from different areas of the island of Bintan, Batam and the surrounding areas and also from Singapore. By the late bishop of Mgr Hilarius Moa Nurak SVD (✝), inaugurated the renovation of the Marian Bay area in and surrounding a small church.
Senggarang was a separate island from Bintan many years ago. This temple is a tourist attraction place and early settlement of ethnic Chinese who have been living in Bintan for hundreds of years ago. When you visit Tanjungpinang city, you can have a little trip a turn left for a while. the people are friendly and still adhere to their ancestors as well as custom homes in the mediator or on the water, being offered by the unique characteristics of this object. This temple have large collection of tortoise which believed will help you to work on your wishes during your medtational prayer here with the sea side breeze calm your heart.
Masjid Besar Baitul Makmur
Sitting on a site measuring some 17 hectares, the 4,566 square meters mosque, with a capacity to take in about 6,000 worshipers, is now there. Catering the spiritual needs of the increased population in Tanjung Uban. The new mosque at Jalan Taman Sari in Tanjung Uban, perched on top of hill and behind the Warriors’ Mausoleum (Makam Pahlawan Dwikora), began construction around end 2006. The mosque also hopes to establish itself as an Islamic Center that can attract pilgrims from within and outside the island. Built at a cost of about Rp 4 billion, the mosque conducted its first prayers on the morning of the first day of Ramadhan Day.