Tanjung Pinang (Jawi: تنجوڠ ڤينڠ , Chinese: 丹戎槟榔; pinyin: Dān róng bīnláng),is the capital and second largest city of the Indonesian province of Riau Islands after Batam. A city with roughly 200,000 residents, it is a trading port between islands in the Riau archipelago. Tanjung Pinang is located on south of Bintan island and has ferry and speedboat connections to Batam, Singapore (40 km away), and Johor Bahru. Wikipedia
A place in Indonesia, Tanjung Pinang is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. When planning a trip to Tanjung Pinang, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Bintan Island. Bintan Island is bestowed with interesting set of attractions for every type of traveller. Also, to reach Tanjung Pinang, you'll have to take a flight to Bintan Island; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Tanjung Pinang.