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Great place to visit. Close to Pontianak City. There is a visitor centre and surrounding park... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2018
Sungai Buloh, Malaysia
Standing on 2 hemispheres at the same time/

My main purpose of going to Pontianak was to stand on the equator and this I achieved by visiting... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Kuching, Malaysia
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Equator Monument is under renovation and some parts might be closed. Will reopen fully in 2018.
Jln. Katulistiwa, Pontianak 78242, Indonesia
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Reviewed 17 December 2018

Great place to visit. Close to Pontianak City. There is a visitor centre and surrounding park. there are live demonstrations and talks. The visitor centre is located at the place of an original monument from 1928 but now the official location of the equator is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank FaizalP61
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

It's the line of equator. If you bring GPS. It will show you zero degrees Coordinate. It's a historical place. There is a small museum inside that place.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank saada530
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This was THE primary reason for me to come to this under-rated community. How pleasing it was to explore and discover so much more, like s vibrant riverfront, a 24-hours Ferryboat, markets that include fish, spices, farm, sewing and hazardous shared-use roads! I was fortunate...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Juanito_Hayburg
Reviewed 27 October 2018

My main purpose of going to Pontianak was to stand on the equator and this I achieved by visiting the Equator Monument there. The original monument which was built by a Dutch geographer in 1928 is found inside a large dome built in 1990. There...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank WongHF
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Equator monument is an icon of Pontianak, it has a small museum on there, it's good if you visited there at the evening 5-6pm, to get there, you can use go-jek or grab (online transportation)

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Lusy P
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Unless you come with a guide who’s also a good story teller, there’s nothing much to see here. They dont provide guide

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Pashatama
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Twice a year The Equator will be in its Ekinox. In March 23 and. September 23. Where the Sun is RIGHT ABOVE our Head straight.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank guhzz
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Around 40 minutes driving from centre pontianak where you can learnt about the equator line, quite informative guide inside the monument. Good place for children as the yard is quite spacious...where you can rent bicycles , tricycles from 10k per lap. You can also found...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Ceha_Sutarto
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

+6285249829742 Very Rekomended 😃👍👍 He was born from Pontianak & very knowing everything the best in this town. He always smile , kind and helpfull anything you needs. You will Safe & Happy travel with him. He can understand many languages. :)

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank williamnS123PC
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

To have come altogether with a group of central javanese students, so we can also hear the guide explaining everything important. The display are also sufficient, lots of educating material. We just loved the place!

Date of experience: August 2018
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1 June 2017|
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Response from AnthonyL3730 | Reviewed this property |
The description can be found in Wikipedia. Google "The Equator Monument"