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Avalokitesvara Graha Temple (Guan Yin Temple)

Tanjung Pinang, Bintan Regency, Riau Islands Province, Indonesia
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It was great experience to visit this place as this is the only temple which really unique and got... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
herilee
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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They called it temple of thousand statues. Nothing much to visit and very hot as no much shelters... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Maiden0422
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Tanjung Pinang, Bintan Regency, Riau Islands Province, Indonesia
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

It was great experience to visit this place as this is the only temple which really unique and got so many statues in it.. Nothing much to do there but it can be counted as a must visit place in Tanjungpinang.. Feeling blessed.. 😇😇😇

Thank herilee
Reviewed 25 September 2017

They called it temple of thousand statues. Nothing much to visit and very hot as no much shelters. Need to climb stairs.

Thank Maiden0422
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The site is located on the south side of the island, about 1 hour taxi ride from the resort area. The ground of the temple is huge with the front quarter used as plantation for Dragon Fruit. The main temple houses the golden statue of...More

Thank chi2616
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Serene and Peace giving. Felt very nice upon visiting the temple. If you are visiting Bintan resorts take out some time to visit this Buddhist temple with an amazing huge golden idol of the Buddha. Set in a sprawling complex it is very soothing. Silent...More

Thank Myvat
Reviewed 28 July 2017

The 1st temple I went before going to the city center. It is huge, serene and cooling. Good place to practice/recite sutra. For 1st time visitors to Bintan, can go have a look and feel of the peacefulness.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 18 July 2017

well, this is a temple for praying. but because this temple is built with chinese temple style so it's became an tourist attraction here, because its totally different with Indonesia culture building. it's has a large land that still develope for the other purpose of...More

Thank Serry F
Reviewed 10 July 2017

it's an interesting place to see. the place is huge with a big Guan Yu Statue inside. there's a dragon fruit plantation in front of it. the sculpture are beautiful.

Thank Badtzuboy
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I wasn't expected this powerful influence of Taoism in Bintan Island. Guan Yin stone statues are impressive !

Thank Cheerysunshine2001
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I'm 70% sure you won't get as much delight out of this place than I did, because there's not much there (per se), but boy did I find all the faces funny. Just the creativity and attention to detail and humor that went into all...More

1  Thank littlebigmax
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Good view and clean place with explanation in Chinese and English about the life of Sakyamuni Buddha. But not all the explanation made in English/Indonesian. It is good to have English/Indonesian Text in each statue and entrance board to make tourists and local people understand...More

Thank hr372
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citrap81
8 September 2017|
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Response from chi2616 | Reviewed this property |
It all depends on what you want to do. Relatively speaking, it is an interesting place to kill 30 minutes to an hour.
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Chua V
24 April 2017|
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Response from citrap81 |
Comfort hotel, it is only 4 km from the temple
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