Siak Sri Indrapura
Siak is a district in Riau Province which was once the center of Islamic sultanates in Riau that was Siak Sri Indrapura. Any greatness heritage is still visible in many corners of the city. Its long history has left wonderful and proud legacy of Malay civilization for Indonesia.
Siak today is increasingly attracted by many tourists where there are many historic buildings remaining from the rest of the Sultanate of Siak Sri Indrapura to the heritage buildings from Dutch colonialization.
Numbers of popular sited that mostly visited by tourists is Siak Palace, the Sultan Mosque, Marhum Buantan Tomb, High Density Hall, Danau Pulau Besar, River Tourism and Agro Tourism, Sultan Syarif Qasyim Forest Park, Pompa Anggrek Monument and Kato Ships. By having the variety of those herigates, it makes Siak City become one of the historical tourism sites that cannot be missed while visiting Riau.
There are various meanings of the word siak, some say it comes from the plant that grow in this area, namely that siak-siak. The word Siak Sri Indrapura in Sanskrit is derived from the word sri (glowing), sensory (king), and pura (city or kingdom), it literally means as a devout city kingdom. Siak was originally an area of Bengkalis which later changed its status to be a Siak su-district. Then, in 1999 it was transformed into Siak regency, where Siak Sri Indrapura is the capital city. Siak is known as a producer of oil with the best standards in Indonesia. This Petroleum Mine is located in the district of Siak River and Sungai Apit and Minas that managed by PT. Chevron and PT. Kondur Petroleum SA. Siak city has the feel of a quiet, clean, and friendly people. One of the city's newest icons is Tengku Agung Sultanah Latifah Bridge.
Moving Bats and Islands in Zamrud Lake
Luxurious and quiet. Perhaps this is one of the appropriate nicknames for the calm and spacious beauty of Zamrud Lake. The lake which located in conservation area is located in Siak Sri Indrapura Regency, Riau province. Besides having a large surface, this lake also has islands. There are large and small islands. Uniquely, these islands can move. This island is marshland floating above the lake. Big and deep, of course. You can not imagine how deep this lake is. Not only that. On this big island also live thousands of…
Kerumutan Reserve Forest, Riau
This wildlife reserve forest is spread in an area of ??1,332,169 ha and it inhabited by many species of flora and fauna that typical of lowland forest. Its area of mangrove trees decorated corridor through the Kampar River, that made ??it so special among other forests which spread across the island of Sumatra. Kerumutan reserve forest is a conservation area that located in Kerumutan sub-district and spreading across two districts namely Pelalawan and Indragiri Hulu, Riau Province. The forest boundary is the River of Indragiri, Kampar River, the East Coast…
Rimbo Tarantang, Riau
Rimbo Terantang tourism forest is located in Padang Lawas village. This tourism is having marvelous nature tourism between the genuine forest and it has exotic flora. This tourism object is officially becomes the research area for nature phenomenon for both flora and fauna. This type of tourism for this forest is adventurous tourism; the visitors who come to this place are those who seek for adventure need while enjoy the fresh atmosphere, chilling situation and great sightseeing. www.indonesia-tourism.com
Merbau Island – Riau
Merbau Island Merbau is an Island and a district in the Meranti Islands regency, Riau, Indonesia. The city district is Renak Rungun. Meranti Islands Regency is a result of the expansion area Merbau District, formed on January 26, 2011. Where the Pulau Merbau District is covering the entire island of Pulau Merbau, while Merbau subdictrict covers the entire island of Padang. The island has bordered with Malaka strait in north, west Tebing Tinggi sub district in south, Merbau sub district in west, west Rangsang in east. www.indonesia-tourism.com