Riau. How many of the travelers who like to go there? Compared Medan, Padang, Palembang, Riau is less soundless. But make no mistake travelers, Riau has many tourist attractions are not less beautiful than in other places.
Just to refresh your memory, Riau is a province of Indonesia, located in the central part of the island of Sumatra. The province is located in the central part of the east coast of the island of Sumatra, which is along the shores of the Straits of Melaka. These provinces include Riau Islands, a large group of small islands (islands mainly among other islands of Batam and Bintan) located in the east of Sumatra and south of Singapore.
Well, then these islands divided into separate province in July 2004. The capital and largest city of Riau is Pekanbaru. Other major cities include Dumai, Selat Panjang, Bagansiapiapi, Bengkalis, Bangkinang, and Rengat. Being one of the richest provinces in Indonesia, making you able to explore more sights there. But about anything ya tourist places in Riau this beautiful or can be better than bintan lagoon resort? Let us check.
1. Fort Seven Layer (Benteng Tujuh Lapis)
If you’re in Riau, do not forget to play to this fort. Known by the nickname “Fortress Aur Duri”, this castle is the last bastion-Dalu Dalu fighters under the command of lord Tambusai “Tiger Padri From Rokan” against the invasion of the Dutch colonial.
This faction is a silent witness to the heroic and unyielding spirit of the land lord Tambusai child, who had died and was buried in the country side Saremban, Malaysia. The fort is located in the Village District of Tambusai Dalu-Dalu, which is approximately 252 of the city of Pekanbaru.
2. Lake Limbungan (Danau Limbungan)
This place is a dam that was built with the purpose of irrigation. The dam is situated in an area surrounded by beautiful nature panoramic hills and has appeal as a tourist. Potential which can not be said playfully in the area, make this place was later developed as a tourist area that is equipped with various facilities and facilities for recreational purposes, such as water bicycles, boats, restaurants, entertainment stage, playground, cottages, and many again. Fun ya travelers, this recreation area is just 10 kilometers (km) from downtown Pekanbaru and can be reached by public transport.
3. Thirty Hill National Park (Taman Nasional Bukit Tiga Puluh)
A time to visit these attractions in Riau when travelers. Thirty Hill National Park (BTNP) which has an area of about 144 223 hectares of tropical rain forest ecosystems lowlands. This area is a transition region between the swamp and mountain forest ecosystems are unique and different when compared to the area of the other national parks in Indonesia.
Expanse of hills that separate from the Bukit Barisan mountain range and bordering the province of Jambi you anticipate. The beauty of this area can make you “forget yourself”. This place is a water catchment area, so as to form several small rivers which is also the headwaters of major rivers in the surrounding area.
4. Northern Cape Coast Rupat Medang (Pantai Rupat Utara Tanjung Medang)
This beach is located in District Rupat, Rupat. Pasir Panjang beach area has several parts, namely Tanjung Medang, Teluk Rhu, and Cape Punak in District Rupat directly opposite the Dumai.
You can easily reach it from Dumai provided some sea for public passenger transport. White sand and clean to make the travelers wanting to just bathing, sunbathing, water sports, even relax to enjoy the clarity of the seawater with medium waves.
5. Niagara Aek Martua (Air Terjun Aek Martua)
It is located in the district of Purba Build, Rokan Hulu. This place is a tiered waterfall, so it is often called waterfall stairs thousand. To reach this place, you can take it by road, where approximately two-thirds of the bottom of the grave Cipogas hermit, with a waterfall that has a terraced shape. Deh will not regret if you’re already into this place.