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Equator Monument, Pontianak
(3.4/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web)
Stand with one foot in the Northern Hemisphere and the other in the Southern at Equator Monument. The small monument consists of four poles topped with an arrow and three consecutive rings, pointing along the equator. This structure stands in place of an earlier monument, a simple pole and arrow put there by an unknown Dutch explorer in 1928. Because the planet has shifted on its axis slightly, the monument no longer sits exactly on the equator--a line right next to the monument shows its true position. Arrange your visit to Equator Monument and discover more family-friendly attractions in Pontianak using our Pontianak trip builder.
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TripAdvisor
  • 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 complete...  more »
  • It was free. There was some building going on to improve the tourist site. Had to catch a taxi from hotel to get there. 
  • Tidak ke pontianak kalau belum kesini. Masuknya gratis dan anda bisa mendapatkan sensasi berjalan di tengah - tengah bumi selain itu anda akan mendapat sertifikat dari walikota 
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  • - Very hot, sun shining violently - Come here at 23 March, the sun is directly on top of you - U will have no shadow :D
  • Amazing. Brings back thousand memories from many places in indonesia. It starts from equator
  • Mantap tempatnya
  • Monumen khatulistiwa
  • Amazing stuff! For me definitely the eighth wonder of the world!:)