Interesting Tourist Places in Batam


Batam has many beautiful tourist places to travel; Metropolitan Region in Batam is located on three islands, namely Batam, Galang and Rempang Barelang connected by a bridge. Batam is a city that has a very strategic location and is still included in the Riau Archipelago. Access to go to Batam City can only be reached through the air and sea.

If using airplane, to get a plane to Batam Hang Nadim International Airport as serving service flights direct from many cities in Indonesia, such as Jakarta , Bandung , Surabaya , Medan , Pekanbaru , Padang and Palembang . Besides this airport also serve international routes from Subang Airport is located in Subang Jaya Malaysia.

Batam also has five international ferry port is: Batu Ampar (Harbour Bay), Batam Centre, Nongsa, Waterfront City and Sekupang. That the link between Indonesia and Singapore and Malaysia.

Supported by a wide range of hotel and resort facilities of international standards as well as a variety of tourist activities that have been arranged in the Calendar of Events in Batam city tour , is expected to ensure the comfort and satisfaction for domestic tourists and foreign tourists come to visit while on vacation to the city of Batam .

And here are the tourist attractions in Batam and the surrounding areas most in recommended:

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Megawisata Ocarina Batam

Megawisata Ocarina Batam is a coastal tourist spot located in Batam, Riau Islands. This attraction was inaugurated by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in January 2009. Ocarina stands on an area of 40 hectares and is located on the banks of Dry Bay, as well as luxury housing complex Costarina.

KTM Resort (there is a statue of giant Goddess Kwan Im)

KTM Resort features Balinese -style accommodations personally and authentically designed by the owner and founder, a lush tropical garden and overlooking a beautiful beach with a beautiful sea view. It took 4 years for Mr. Koh investments with capital expenditures of $ 3.5 million to start building from conceptualization to completion. As another option for a short getaway for those who want to relax


Nongsa is a district located in Batam, Riau Islands, Indonesia. This region is famous for its beautiful beaches tour. Some of the famous tourist beaches include Nongsa Beach, Bemban Cape Coast, Coastal and Sekilak Beach. Nongsa area also has a number of resorts and golf courses of international standard which became one of the goals of domestic or foreign travelers.

Barelang Bridges (Icon of Batam)

BARELANG an abbreviation of Batam, Rempang, and Galang which became the name of the bridge connecting the islands in Batam are Batam Island, Pulau Nipah, Tonton Island, Galang Island, Rempang Island and Galang Baru Island. Surrounding communities called “Bridge Barelang " , but some are named " Habibie Bridge " , because he was the one who initiated the construction of the bridge to facilitate the three islands which are designed to be developed into an industrial park located in the Riau Islands .

Former Vietnamese refugee camp on Galang Island

The former camp is a refuge from Vietnam in 1979 - 1996 which is also commonly known to man canoe. The camp is located on Galang Island on the southern island of Batam, which is more or less 27 km. In a period of 7 years, the agency UNHCR, the UN refugee collects the Vietnam War, which spread over several parts of the island such as: Natuna islands, island Anambas, Terempa and surrounding areas into one that is in this place, Galang Island.

Galang Island Melur Beach

In coastal areas you can do many activities, such as swimming and playing interspersed with sea water for small fish and other marine animals are the main attraction for visitors who vacation in this beach. Apart from being a place to mingle, Melur beach can be used for light sport activities such as beach volleyball, beach soccer and the other water activity.

And various other resort with international standard hotel facilities and golf courses.

Shopping Places in Batam:

  • Nagoya Hill Mall (location in the business district of Nagoya)
  • Batam City Square (BCS) Mall (location in Baloi Center)
  • DC Mall (location in Tanjung Uma)
  • Aviary complex (Locations in Batuaji, as Seken Goods Centre of Singapore)
  • Kepri Mall (location in Simpang Kabil)
  • Lucky Plaza (HP Sales Center)
  • Mega Mall (Batam Center Locations)
  • Nagoya complex town House
  • Panbil Mall (Locations in Mukakuning)
  • Plaza Batamindo (Locations in Industrial Area Batamindo)
  • Top 100 Tembesi (Locations in Batuaji)

It's more fun when traveling with family or people closest to us, and you can go to Batam for vacation as one tourist destination in Asia  if you never been to Batam.

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