Find the History of Bangka at the Pangkal Pinang Tin Museum
The Tin Museum was officially opened on August 2, 1997. This museum displays the history of tin mining on Bangka Island which contains historical objects and tin mining dioramas. In addition, visitors can also watch the making of crafts from tin. The best part is that admission to the museum is free.
In addition, if you want to find food around Bangka Belitung, there are many places to eat that you can choose from. The dining options available in Bangka-Belitung will satisfy any hungry traveler. After visiting the Tin Museum, you can head to Kampung Bintang Seafood Restaurant located in Bintang Dalam District or Asui Seafood Restaurant on Jalan Bintang to find delicious seafood. You can also try Tan Kasteel Restaurant in Pangkal Pinang, near the museum.
See Flora and Fauna at Bangka Botanical Garden
If you want to spend a memorable vacation in Indonesia, then you must visit the Bangka Botanical Garden. It is a beautiful place to visit with your family. The Bangka Botanical Gardens encourage the development of unproductive lands such as former tin mining lands and peatlands. The garden converts land with a pH (acidity) level below 5 into fertile soil filled with various plants, fish ponds and livestock. The Bangka Botanical Garden features a red dirt road with towering cypress trees on both sides, fishing ponds, organic farming, greenhouses, farms and cowboy horse riding farms.
There is also a restaurant that provides fresh milk and seafood. Bangka Botanical Garden is located on Jalan Raya Pasir Padi, Bukit Intan District, Pangkal Pinang City. If you want to find the nearest mosque in Bangka Belitung, you can visit the Jami ‘Muntok Mosque, the oldest mosque in Pangkal Pinang. This mosque was built in 1879 on the initiative of Tumenggung Kartanegara II as the representative of the Palembang Sultanate, assisted by local community leaders. This mosque was built on a land area of ??7,500 m2, a land belong toTumenggung Arifin and H. Muhammad Nur.
Take pictures on the Batu Rusa Bridge
Another interesting tourist spot in Bangka Belitung is Batu Rusa Bridge. It is a unique bridge with 784.5m length, the locals call it Batu Rusa Bridge or Emas Bridge. The bridge, which is the main landmark in the area, is expected to help develop tourism and commercial development in the area. However, don’t take selfies over the bridge.
The nightlife in Bangka Belitung is not very lively, especially because nighttime activities in Bangka-Belitung are limited. Most companies close early, leaving the island very quiet at night. You can also find hotels easily on Bangka Island. Make sure you don’t forget to bring a map of Bangka Island in your bag when traveling.
Now since you got things done, all that’s left to do is pack your bags for next weekend. If you really want to avoid the weekend crowds, you can even choose to take time off during the weekdays. Have a great holiday.