Here are the top 11 tourist attractions to see in Batam:

1. Maha Vihara Duta Maitreya Temple

4.3 /5

9 kms
from city center
1 out of 11
places to visit in Batam

The biggest Buddhist temple in South-East Asia, this temple is a peaceful homage to the Buddha Maitreya.

2. Barelang Bridge

4.2 /5

7 kms
from city center
2 out of 11
places to visit in Batam

Batam's most prominent architectural icon, the Barelang Bridge is a must-visit for architecture buffs. Located on Jl. Trans Barelang, Galang, Barelang Bridge is an architectural marvel that connects Batam with several islands to the south. It is a system that consists of a network of six bridges and roads which stretch across the total Barelang island area, with all the bridges combined covering more than 50 kms. Visit this architectural marvel around sunset to watch the sun dip over the Batam islands and capture some marvellous pictures.

3. Adventure Sports in Batam

4.5 /5

18 kms
from city center
3 out of 11
places to visit in Batam

Batam is famous for its water sports- a delight to any adventurous tourist.

4. Pulau Abang

55 kms
from city center
4 out of 11
places to visit in Batam

A beautiful island located south of Batam in the Riau Archipelago province, Pulau Abang is a tropic island with stunning corals and clear teal water with swaying palm trees and mangroves. Also called the Abang Islands, it is majorly famous for its day trips to indulge in snorkelling and diving. This mesmerising dive site is surrounded by many small islands which are primarily conservation sites for the corals while the main Abang Island is only 10 square km.

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5. Kepri Mall

10 kms
from city center
5 out of 11
places to visit in Batam

Nestled among the four intersections of the road leading to a Mukakuning, near the huge Radisson hotel on the road to Nagoya in Batam Center and to Hang Nadim International Airport, Kepri Mall is a gigantic space with brands such as Carrefour and Matahari Department Store as the main supermarket and department stores. Kepri Mall is an upbeat property that is loved by the locals as well as the tourists who come to Batam.

6. Nongsa Beach and Coast

3.8 /5

15 kms
from city center
6 out of 11
places to visit in Batam

The most picturesque part of Batam, the Nongsa Coast is perfect for a bicycle ride, and some breathtaking scenic beauty.

7. Nagoya Hill Shopping Mall

11 kms
from city center
7 out of 11
places to visit in Batam

Established in 2007, Nagoya Hill Shopping Mall is the largest shopping mall in Batam, which is a small island in the Riau Archipelago of Indonesia located in the South China Sea. The strategic location of the Mall makes it easily accessible for the local people of Batam and also for the tourists who stay in the nearby hotels. Nagoya Hill Shopping Mall is a one-stop destination for a complete range of retail goods at reasonably low prices.

8. Mega Mall Batam Centre

10 kms
from city center
8 out of 11
places to visit in Batam

Mega Mall Batam Centre is one of the most popular malls and a central business area in Batam City. The mall looks pretty impressive from outside with its monumental architecture. Also known as Batam City Square Mall, it consists of various levels within it that looks after the different needs of a customer. Be it the Hypermart or the Cinema XXI, the shopping mall has it all. Mega Mall Batam Centre is known for the variety of goods available here at extremely reasonable prices.

9. Nagoya, Batam

3.8 /5

10 kms
from city center
9 out of 11
places to visit in Batam

The industrial centre of Batam, Nagoya is famous for its malls, restaurants and bars.

10. Bintan Island

51 kms
from city center
10 out of 11
places to visit in Batam

Bintan Island, which is also known as Negeri Segantang Lada, is an island situated in the Riau Archipelago, Indonesia. Bintan Island also holds some of the important historical sites and tourists prefer visiting them during their stay at the island. You might not find sprawling shopping malls on this island, but you will come across exquisite Indonesian handicrafts like hand-drawn batiks, cultural artefacts, and souvenirs. The island is a great weekend getaway where you can find luxury at an affordable rate along with a lively nightlife.

11. Sea Forest Adventure

14,178 kms
from city center
11 out of 11
places to visit in Batam

An exotic destination that is a unique amalgamation of education and entertainment, the Sea Forest Adventure Park in Batam is a 10-hectare recreational area located in Indonesia. Perfect for a family leisure outing, the Adventure Park focuses on survival science and nature, and offers a myriad of interesting activities and facilities that adhere to international standards.

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