Singkawang or San Khew Jong in Hakka (Hakka POJ: Sán-khiéu-yòng), is a city located in the province of West Kalimantan, on the island of Borneo in Indonesia. It is located at about 145 km north of Pontianak, the provincial capital, and is surrounded by the Pasi, Poteng, and Sakok mountains. Singkawang is derived from Hakka Chinese, San Khew Jong which refers to "a town in hills nearby a sea and estuary."
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It is located in the center of streets. To reach threre simply park your vehicles behind the temple and then walk. Outer walls filled with wisdom words from Tao, Confucious and other wisdom men. The temple surrounding is clean. Like many temples the inner temple is beautiful with two huge candles on the left side. It is beautiful and serene.
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Rumah Marga Thjia or the Xie Family House is part of a larger heritage site, designated as such by the municipal government. The Thjia house, centrepiece of the site, was built by Tjhia Siu Si (Xie Shou Shi), an immigrant from Fujian. He was granted the land on the bank of Singkawang river by the Dutch government after having been successful in agriculture and shipping.
The two central buildings served as trading office (front) and reception room (back). Nowadays these stand empty and serve as klenteng respectively. The living quarters are arranged in U-shape around the central buildings, seperated by a garden and covered walkways. To each of his seven sons Thjia Siu Si bequeathed "two doors". His descendants still live there in harmony.
We were lucky to be shown around by mrs Emily Zoe Hertzman, a Canadian by birth. She is married to one of Siu Si's descendants (5th generation) and lives half a year in Singkawang, half a year in Canada. As an anthropologist she did her research and differs of opinion with the Tourist Department as to the age of the house. The latter dates it to 1901, "but I found map of 1887 which already shows the house".
The government has provided some walkways and Bridges along and over the river, but private owners have to maintain their own house. The Thjia compound was built of ironwood and still in good shape. The family set up a foundation to help finance its preservation, they are not that rich any more.
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Tanjung Bajau is a beautiful beach with many attraction for kids. The sand of the beach is beautiful. Road access to the beach is good. Very beautiful to watch sunset. There is a hill close to the beach, so that you could watch sunset by the beach or at the hill. There is a nice hotel in the location. If you come to the site with children you'll need more than 3 hours.
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This area has few Playgrounds and games to play just like Dufan in very mini version. But the manager of this area doesn't concern about maintanance of their tools and games, it really needs to be renovated. Anyway, this place is one of most visited place in Singkawang especially for Office workers who plans their family gathering.
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Ini pulau yang masih alami, blm banyak sentuhan dari pihak pihak ketiga, maupun investor besar. Masih dikelola dgn sederhana oleh warga sekitar.
View-nya seksi abis, indah nan eksotis menikmati sunset di sini. Jika beruntung dan mau berburu, bs menemukan telur penyu.
Disini sudah ada pemukiman warga meski tidak banyak, mayoritas warganya nelayan dan berkebun cengkeh di bagian atas bukit. Pulaunya terpisah, pasir putih, ada mata air bukit yg dingin dan seger, asri dan adem.
Pulau ini terletak di kabupaten Bengkayang, Kalimantan barat.
Dari kota Pontianak ke pulau Lemukutan butuh waktu tempuh sekitar 2 jam, sampai di dermaga penyebrangan teluk Suak (antara sei raya dan Singkawang), selanjutnya melakukan penyebrangan menuju pulaunya yg ditempuh dengan kapal kecil (kapal kelotok) selama 1 jam.
View : terumbu karang, pantai pasir putih, perkebunan di atas bukit, laut, kapal antar pulau yang melintas di depan pulau, para nelayan menangkap ikan di laut.
Kelebihanny Bisa snorkeling, renang, mancing ikan, berkemah, dsb. Kalau ga mau repot juga bs nginep di home stay milik warga dgn tarif yg terjangkau 100-150rb/malam sudah sama makan.
Kalau bawa kendaraan pribadi, bisa di titipkan di dermaga teluk Suak. Kendaraan bs nginap, aman dan murah. pulang dari pulau Lemukutan, bisa bawa oleh oleh aneka jenis ikan segar, ikan asin, dan sotong kering (biasa dibuat sotong pangkong, makanan khas Pontianak selama bulan puasa)
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Di dalam museum ini ada baju adat, alat-alat rumah tangga yang digunakan masyarakat pada zaman dulu, diantaranya piring, guci, keramik, dll. yang paling menarik perhatian saya adalah, adanya alat setrika yang digunakan pada zaman dulu, beratnya bisa sampai 7 kg. Ruangannya tidak terlalu besar. Petugas dengan senang hati menjelaskan koleksi yang ada disini.
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Pertama kali kesini tahun 1997 20 tahun yang lampau..Sebuah pulau yang sangat asik buat liburan bersama teman-teman, bikin tenda dipinggiran laut dibawah rindangnya pepohonan.. halan kaki berkeliling pulau, air laut yg sangat jernih.. hingga ikan yg berenang sangat nampak dgn jelas.. memancing dan membakar ikan yg sangat2 lezat bikin nangis karena sangat enak dan rebutan hehheee.. hmm recommended buat liburan sama teman2
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Kura-Kura Beach is a new promoted beach by the tourism agency of Singkawang. The beach is beautiful, with color sand. The local people like do fishing at this beach. But, it need to be improved. The sign to the location is small, so hard to see. The road access is not good, no tourist facility.
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This is the best place for sunset on the sea side. It has small budget resort, local style services situated 17 Km south to Singkawang, you can take public transport from local bus terminal in Singkawang. 128km north to Pontianak reachable by public bus from Pontianak
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