Places of Interests

Anjungan Seni Idrus Tintin 

9.5 km / 25 min
Gedung Anjung Seni Idrus Tintin is a building that serves as an art hall or art exhibition space in Pekanbaru. Dance and theater arts exhibitions and competitions are held here. The building is designed with distinct Malay characteristics. The building is named after the famous Riau artist, Mr. Idurs Tintin.

Anjung Seni Idrus Tintin located on Jl. General Sudirman, Pekanbaru Riau. The center was inaugurated by the President of the Republic of Indonesia, DR. H. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono at Siak Sri Indrapura on August 11, 2007.
 

Leighton Bridge

1.8 km / 6 min
"Jembatan Siak I", popularly known as "Jembatan Leighton", is a famous landmark located in Pekanbaru City, and one of the post popular attractions in Pekanbaru. The Leighton Bridge stretches over the 350-meter-long Siak River connecting two sides of Yos Sudarso Road and two sub-districts in Pekanbaru City.

This bridge was built after the cooperation between PT Caltex Pacific Indonesia (currently PT Chevron Pacific Indonesia) with the Government of Riau Province. The bridge was inaugurated on 19 April 1977 by the then President of the Republic of Indonesia, Suharto.

 

An – Nur Great Mosque Pekanbaru

3.6 km / 12 min

An-Nur Great Mosque is a mosque located in Pekanbaru, and one of the grandest mosques in Indonesia. Construction began in 1963 and was completed in 1968. The mosque can accommodate about 4,500 worshipers. Seen from the side of the building, the mosque has influences from various architectural styles: Malay, Turkish, Arabic and Indian.

The present structure is the result of refurbishment and redevelopment of the mosque's Nur that was built in 27 Rajab 1388 AH or 20 October 1968. It was inaugurated by Arifin Ahmad, the Governor of Riau. In 2000 it was renovated during the time of Governor Saleh Djasit with its area tripled from 4 hectares to 12.6 hectares.
 

Soeman H.S Library

5.1 km / 16 min
Soeman HS Library is a where all the national archives of Riau Province are kept. It is named after the well-known author, Mr. Soeman H S. The library itself was built by the government of Riau Province, and is definitely among the top places to visit when taking a trip to Pekanbaru.

The library consists of six floors, and is equipped with a number of facilities including auditorium, atrium, meeting rooms, Internet room, small mosque, Café and Energy Corner called the Chevron Library.

Soeman H S Library also keeps numbers of works of literatures related to Malay culture stored in a special room known as the Malay Chambers. In 2008, Vice President Mr. Muhamad Jusuf Kalla came to review and inaugurated the library. In addition to being a reading room, the library is also a public space for the community.

 

House of Hj. Ramnah Yahya

1.8 km / 7 min
The house is located on Jalan Perdagangan, Kampung Bandar, Senapelan. It is estimated to have been built in 1887. Yahya's house was with his wife, Zainab, and his five children who are the pioneers of Indonesian independence.

At the beginning of pre-independence, this house was used as the headquarters of Fisabilillah fighters as well as the logistics warehouse and a common kitchen. But for security reasons, the headquarters of the fighters moved to Surau Irhash located on Jalan Senapelan.
 

Sultan Syarif Kasim II Airport

10.1 km / 20 min
Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport is an international airport that serves the city of Pekanbaru, Riau, Indonesia. The airport is often referred to as SSK II or Sultan Syarif Kasim II and formerly known as Simpang Tiga Airport. The airport is named after Sultan Syarif Kasim II, the last sultan of Siak and an Indonesian National Hero.

The airport area and runway is also shared with Roesmin Nurjadin Air Force Base, a Type A airbase of the TNI AU (Indonesian Air Force). The airbase is named after the former Chief of Indonesian Air Force, Cmdr. Roesmin Nurjadin. Starting in early December 2014, it served as the homebase of 16 F-16 squadrons upon completion, the additional squadron which is Skadron Udara 16, comprising a fleet of F-16 Blok 52RI and existing Skadron Udara 12 Black Panthers, comprising a fleet of Hawk Mk.109s and Mk.209s.