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I visited this temple on the last day of my vacation in Batam. Maha Vihara Duta Maitreya Temple is dubbed the biggest Buddhist temple in Batam by some people (including my driver), built in a modern architecture. Three main praying halls boast high ceilings and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Klaus H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the temple. It is huge but very clean. 3 separate halls for different deities. Souvenir shop isn't cheap.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 47ngs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A big Buddhist Temple with modern layout. It has 3 main praying hall dedicated to Bodhisattva, Guanyin (Kwan Im), and Guanyu (Kwan Kong). It also has a vegetarian restaurant behind the 3 main hall, schools (from preschool to university) and boarding house for students and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank capturademoments
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the biggest temple in Batam. There were 3 big main Halls and a restaurant. When we were there one Sunday, there was a wedding ceremony in the main hall. The place is bustling with activities with many children attending classes.The food at the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ZhaoXiuMei
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive temple with 3 main halls for prayers. There is also a vegetarian restaurant selling vegetarian food . Visited on a Sunday and the restaurant was opened. There was also a souvenir shop selling Buddhist related gifts. Clean and serene place to visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank soonky68
Reviewed 5 November 2018

this is another buddhist temple , so big , and all of them is vegetariann , so dont bring any of non vege food inside there , and be sure you have to be wear no shirtless

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Oggikray
Reviewed 23 October 2018

If you are a tourist, you should visit this temple, its the largest temple in batam and it's very grand and magnificent. I enjoy visiting this area, you can get great stuff at the gift shop or at the food canteen! Buy the BAO, its...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JoanneD2411
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Not the most aesthetically pleasing Buddhist temple i've seen, but the vast grounds and clean surroundings earn itself some brownie points. There are the usual Buddha images and areas where people can burn their incense and offer prayers. There is a restaurant and food stalls...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sabi0james
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Went there because it was a well known tourist destination. Honestly was quite surprised how big the temple was. You have to take your shoes off before entering the hall where the bhudda statues are located. There is also a gift shop if you wanna...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank AbdullahKhurshid
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Huge temple. Modern and mostly new but extraordinarily beautiful. The plan is to make it the biggest in the world. Huge Buddhist statues. Free entry. Gift shop and vegetarian restaurant (did not use it though). The staff were immensely helpful very eager to answer questions....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Wendypang
10 June 2017|
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Response from didie36 | Reviewed this property |
Dear Ms Wendy, The nearest port would be Batam Centre. It's about 10 mins from the ferry terminal.Taxi will cost you about IDR60 - 70,000. You may wanna use Grab for a cheaper cost.
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Address: Jl. Laksmana Bintan, Sungai Panas, Batam Kota, Sungai Panas, Batam, Kota Batam, Kepulauan Riau, Indonesia Restaurant tel: (62-778) 462908
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