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Maha Vihara Duta Maitreya Temple

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Address: Jl. Laksmana Bintan | Sei Panas III, Batam Center, Riau Islands Province 29432, Indonesia
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Biggest Vihara in Southeast Asia

It is biggest vihara in Southeast Asia. Its located in Batam Center, so easy to get there. Its very valuable for visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ahmadi S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is biggest vihara in Southeast Asia. Its located in Batam Center, so easy to get there. Its very valuable for visit.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This temple is huge and peaceful. There are sculptures of the 12 chinese zodiacs with Toa Pekong that are so adorable at the outside complex. The inside area are open for visitors and from my experience, it was not trampled by tourists which made it even more enjoyable and relaxing. Enjoyed my visit very much!

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Singapore
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its is the biggest temple so far in Batam. Very clean and neat temple with much attractive sculpture surround the premises .

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

I found this temple as really relaxing. It's the best place we visited in Batam and I love the pictures I took from that place.

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Thank Laydz M
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Nice go to look around, and find out a good place to eat also. A lot of statue of gods and what not. People praying not bad

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Johor Bahru
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

Situated near to Batam ferry terminal. Big laughing Buddha temples which have many Maitreya Laughing Buddha figurines inside the compound. They also cater vegetarian food at the temple restaurant and a souvenir shop.

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Reviewed 7 February 2017

The temple is really big! Besides those big Buddha statues in the halls, there are also smaller statues around the temple. Recommend all to visit this temple, no matter whether you are a Buddhist or not. Once finished with the touring, you can proceed to eat the vegetarian food there. The food is nice, they charge by the number of... More 

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Thank Kwan Ling T
Batam, Indonesia
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Almost in every corner of the building found the statue of Buddha Maitreya that has a high width posture, dense ears and belly fat, innocent personality and always laugh. Once seen, felt a warm welcoming feel of life, it looks Maitreya said: Welcome to the loving world. He led all humann into a new world, life with peace and happiness.

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

The temple is really huge and clean. You get the peaceful feel while chanting your prayers. The wide selection of vegetarian dishes and vegetarian paus were really good. I was especially impressed by the vegetarian rendang. It taste as good as the meat rendang.

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

It is another big and beautiful temple "vihara" that we have to visit, wheather you are a Buddhist or not, it is recommended to do so. Indonesia is a united by diversity county, "Bhinneka Tunggal Ika".

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