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Address: Jln. Katulistiwa, Pontianak 78242, Indonesia
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Equator Monument is under renovation and some parts might be closed. Will...

Equator Monument is under renovation and some parts might be closed. Will reopen fully in 2018.

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The Equator Monument can be a more interesting place to visit if the information presented to explain the history and significance of the place are in English. There is a Monument... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Anthony L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Equator Monument can be a more interesting place to visit if the information presented to explain the history and significance of the place are in English. There is a Monument marking the Equator housed in a small circular building, but nothing much more. At the present it seems that they are catering to a domestic crowd. The facilities are... More 

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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

good place for knowledge, but the accomodation in very poor. the goverment should take care of it seriously.

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Thank Vinsensius S
jakarta
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

The monument is good to learn about the equator and also to take a photo as a souvenir that you have been in the equatorial line monument

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Thank wahyuni
Singapore
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

it's a worthy site to visit, it was started as a small monument to mark the equator, and it was built a bigger monument with the same design to house the original Equator Monument. Inside you can learn the origin, and some scientific facts about Equator. There is a Master Plan for the current Upgrade project, and it looks enticing.... More 

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Medan, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

An interesting place where southern and northern border located. The monument also close to the kapuas river.

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Thank Alpha_Sigma
Sentul, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

This Equator monument located at Jl.Khatulistiwa , Siantan, about 30 minute from city center. the museum just average, now they're build a recreational park around the museum,when the park is completed this museum might be better.

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Thank Boenaidy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

It was free. There was some building going on to improve the tourist site. Had to catch a taxi from hotel to get there.

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Thank Peter S
Pontianak, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This monument was the one and only equatorial monument in this city. In there we can see many things about equatorial and also can buy miniatur of this monument. This site quite far from Pontianak city

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Thank annisa17na
Jakarta
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Equator monument is one of the most famous landmark in Pontianak, West Borneo Province, Indonesia. In this landmark you can step to the Northern Hemisphere and Northern Hemisphere within just one step. The monument itself is a little bit old but don't worry the government will improve the Monument into "Khatulistiwa Park" according to my last trip to Pontianak. Despite... More 

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Thank Furqon R
Medan, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Must visit the monument will you in West Borneo. You will learn about Equator line in this world. Recomennded

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