PEKANBARU
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DIRECTION TO HOTEL

BATIQA Hotel Pekanbaru is located 1,7 km away from Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport. Head north on Jalan Bandara SSK II and then make a U-turn and after going straight on after 250 meters, the hotel will be on your left side.

5 Recommended Attractions in Pekanbaru

Pekanbaru is an interesting city to explore, there are many places that you can visit on the sidelines of your business trip. This time, General Manager of BATIQA Hotel Pekanbaru has shared 5 recommended tourist attractions for you to visit, read to the end!

  1. Ulu Kasok

Visiting Ulu Kasok will give you an experience as if you were in Raja Ampat in Papua through its beauty of islands stretching over the blue water of the Koto Panjang PLTA reservoir in Kampar Regency, this is where the Ulu Kasok is located.

There are three attractions that can be visited in Ulu Kasok; waterfalls, island hopping, and the peak of Ulu Kasok, there you can take pictures with a beautiful background.

Location: Gadang Island, Tanjung Alai, XIII Koto Kampar, Kampar Regency, Riau

Ticket price: IDR 10,000

 

  1. Gulamo River

You may also visit Gulamo River in the same location as Ulu Kasok. In here, you will find rocky rock towering above the surface of the Gulamo River. From afar, you can also hear the faint gurgling of waterfalls between the lush vegetation. The height of the Sungai Gelamo waterfall is within 3-5 meters. You can also use water tubing or body rafting on Sungai Gelamo.

Location: Jl. Bangkingan, Payakumbuh, Batu Bersurat, XIII Koto Kampar, Kampar Regency, Riau

 

  1. Siak Palace

Visiting this heritage site will make you learn about the glory of Riau Kingdom in the past. There is one of the royal heritage collections you may see there, that is an ancient boat named ‘Kato Ship 'which used to be the Sultan's vehicle to visit his territory.

All the historical collections that you found at Siak Palace are still well-maintained, even some antiques collections can still function properly!

Location: Jalan Sultan Syarif Kasim, Siak Regency, Riau

Operating hours: 08.00 - 18.00 WIB

Ticket price: IDR 5,000 / person

 

  1. Muara Takus Temple

Muara Takus Temple is a Buddhist temple that has existed since the era of the Srivijaya Empire. The temple is also one of the Unesco sites. You can find it's uniqueness in the bricks arrangement. This temple is also the only historical heritage in the form of a temple in Riau.

Muara Takus Temple is still actively used by Buddhists until now, so don't forget to be on your best behavior while you are there.

Location: Muara Takus Village, District XIII Koto Kampar, Kampar District, Riau

Operating hours: 08:00 - 18:00

Ticket price: IDR 5,000

 

  1. Sang Nila Utama Museum

For those of you who want to deepen their knowledge about Pekanbaru, the Sang Nila Utama Museum is suitable for you to visit. There are few objects that you can see in this museum, including the collection of relics of the Malay Kingdom, there are also relics of sacred objects and relics of Riau heroes at the time of the Indonesian independence struggle.

In addition to the variety of collections, one of the highlights of this museum is the shape of the building that uses traditional Malay house architecture. When you are there, make sure to capture the beauty of this museum building too!

Operating hours: 08.00 - 14.00

Entrance ticket: Free

 

Well, hopefully the recommendations of tourist attractions above can be your guide when doing business trips in Pekanbaru.

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