Bangka Tourism- Bangka Island is the biggest island in Bangka Belitung Islands Province (Indonesian: Provinsi Kepulauan Bangka Belitung). It lies in the east of Sumatra Island, Indonesia. It borders on South China Sea on the north, Belitung Island on the east, and Java Sea (Indonesia: Laut Jawa) on the south.
“Bangka” according to the colloquial of Bangka people means “old” or “very old”, so Bangka Island can be defined as “the old island”. Word “Bangka” also comes from “Wangka” which means “tin”. Because in this area there are tin mining materials, this island also called “Tin Island”
In this island which is famous for its white pepper, there are a number of small town and the administrative center. Pangkalpinang, as the provincial capital, Sungailiat, Koba, Toboali dan Muntok.
Equalize Bangka Island with Bali and Lombok, perhaps it is rather exaggerated. But for those who have come to visit and directly witnessed the heavenly beauty of this island, they would not hesistate to declare it.
Bangka Island offers various tourism that you ought to visit with the whole of your family, friends, lovers, and people you care about.
The favorite beach in Bangka Tourism
Pasir Padi Beach
Parai Tenggiri Beach
Tanjung Pesona Beach
Tanjung Bunga Beach
Tanjung Kalian Beach
Tanjung Berikat Beach
Batu Betumpang Beach
Tanjung Kelayang Beach, and atc
Cultural, historical, and religious attractions in Bangka Tourism
Vihara Dewi Kwan Im
Tirta Tapta Pemali Hot Water Bathing
Mary Cave Belinyu