Category: Riau

TESSO NILO NATIONAL PARK

TESSO NILO NATIONAL PARK

www.indonesia.biz.id – Located in the Riau province, the Tesso Nilo National Park is arguably the largest lowland rainforest on the island of Sumatra. Today the Park covers an area of 83,068 hectares, having grown twice as...

Pekanbaru

PEKANBARU, CAPITAL OF THE RIAU PROVINCE

www.indonesia.biz.id – Pekanbaru is the capital of Riau Province and is the third largest city on the island of Sumatra, after Medan in the North and Palembang in South Sumatra.  A large and clean city, Pekanbaru is better known as...

Kerumutan Forest

KERUMUTAN FOREST RESERVE

www.indonesia.biz.id – Kerumutan Forest Reserve is a Wildlife Reserve spanning over 1.3million hectares of lowland forests, and inhabited by hundreds of species of flora and fauna. The grand Kampar River runs along its border, lined with thick mangrove trees....

Muara Takus Temple

MUARA TAKUS TEMPLE

www.indonesia.biz.id – Located some 122 from Pekanbaru, capital of the province of Riau, the Muara Takus temple complex (or Candi Muara Takus) is built by the Kampar Kanan river. Muara Takus has the largest brick buildings...

Riau Culture

RIAU, The Homeland of Malays

www.indonesia.biz.id – Riau, which includes a large part of East Sumatra, is homeland to Malays and the source of Indonesians Malay-based national language. The first book of Malay grammar, called Bustanul Katibin, was written and...

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