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Avalokitesvara Graha Temple (Guan Yin Temple)

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Address: Tanjung Pinang, Riau Islands Province, Indonesia
Phone Number: 6281364537222
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relaxing and worth visiting - but not an amazing tourist attraction

For those that appreciated bhuddist architecture, statues etc I would definitely recommend. It is not an amazing tourist destination for those not appreciative of the culture. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 September 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Pros: 1. Need to witness the tallest record of Buddha statue in meditation pose at Southeast Asia with the luxurious 24 carats gold as the outskin 2. Clean and peaceful place Cons: 1. Nothing much to see beside than the buddhas

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

The atmosphere there was so peaceful. I got mesmerized with the gigantic statue. I think it was worth visit. Now I know a little bit about buddist culture. The garden was also beautiful. From above, it was amazing.

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Washington dc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

When I came here, there was nobody but me and my friends. The atmosphere was very solemn and I deeply enjoyed the entire experience The Statue that welcome us was the Maitreya. I have my picture here holding his thumb The great Kuan Yin Statue was huge and totally impressive If you come to Tanjung Pinang, you must visit this... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

For those that appreciated bhuddist architecture, statues etc I would definitely recommend. It is not an amazing tourist destination for those not appreciative of the culture. The gardens behind the temple and the surrounds offer the best things to see. Many statues and nice peaceful ponds etc,

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

This is quite a large Buddhist temple located closer to Tanjung Pinang in Bintan. Temple had a lot of Buddhist statues and other monuments with detailed architecture. the Pillars at the entrance are carved with great details based on Chinese architecture and the locals informed us that most of the building materials etc were imported directly from China to build... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Im a BUDDHISM practiser, and i have a miracle encounter with this Guan Se Im Budha Temple. Im born n grow up at Tanjung Pinang but i already moved to jakarta at the age 18, i always go back for family reunion once a year,i have a true story about this Guan Se Im Budha, a few year ago i... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

It wasn't much to see here, but rather boring. Not worth renting a car to go there. They had nothing to offer.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Officially opened in June 2009 after a ten-year construction, this impressive temple complex seems to aptly illustrate the renaissance of the local Chinese community following the 1998 regime change. Amazing, too, is the large dragon fruit plantation between the main gate and the temple.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

It was an amazing building. Once you entered the temple, you will see a huge Buddha. It was very peaceful and nice scenery !! You get to appreciate their sculpted pillars. Suitable to go with families, couples and friends.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Our friend brought us here to see the temple before we headed for Trikora. An amazing sight from far, wide spacious dragonfruit field laid at the front of the temple. The fruits were harvested already so we couldn't see the bright pink fruits around. Not many worshippers were there when we came, and we appreciated the serenity of the surrounding.... More 

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