View Full Version : Raja Haji Fisabilillah Monument, Tanjung Pinang - Riau Islands - Indonesia

19-12-2011, 16:59
The monument is situated on the seafront with a very strategic position and the beautiful scenery around, so locations around the bustling tourist attraction.

This monument was built to commemorate the services have been provided by the Malay hero. Namely Raja Muda Haji Fisabilillah The Pertuan IV. During his life has proved itself as a leader and cleric. Around the year 1782-1784 is quite influential in Social Political and Economic Stability archipelago, the Dutch even consider that war led by Raja Haji Fisabilillah is a pretty big battle and had time to shake the Dutch position in the archipelago. And finally he died in battle in the Gulf Ketapang great, and was interred at the foot of Mount Flag of Malacca.

When the Son of King Jakfar be Pertuan Muda of Riau VI The body was removed kepulau Biting and buried in the tomb which is situated on a hill south of the island adjacent to the tomb Penyengat Sheikh Habib, a prominent cleric. Because of the heroism of King Haji Fisabilillah Society honored with the title of King Haji Melayu Fisabilillah Marhum Ketapang Gulf.

In 1997 the Government of the Republic of Indonesia confirmed the Raja Haji Fisabilillah as a National Hero. Then when H. Abdul Manan Saiman became Regent Kepri built this monument, with the name of Raja Haji Fisabilillah Monument.

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27-04-2012, 14:45
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