Equator Monument, Pontianak

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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. Add Equator Monument and other attractions to your Pontianak trip itinerary using our Pontianak online driving holiday planner .
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  • There have been many changes, getting a good deal. There is a relaxing place like a cafe on the river. the parking location is already set
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  • Standing in the equator line? That's what i wanted to do when in the Equator City. The monument is small, and doesn't really have sth to see.But it's a nice place to gain knowledge.  more »
  • If you guys feel this is the world's southern and Northern parts of the world while at the same time, then this is the right place. On 23 March or September 23 was the date the right to come here because it is the peak of the celebrations after the culmination point of the
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  • The biggest attraction in the Pontianak area, the museum itself isn't that great. The reason to go is to get your picture taken at the monument. It's by the river too so you can relax and watch the boats go by.
  • A must visit place when you are in town. It's a historical place, yet the city landmark. Much improved since my last visit. And the renovation still under going..
  • Need modernization, all information serve here we can easily Googled it. Have a iconic monument. Last time here this place is being renovated.
  • This is a place to experience one leg on north side and one leg on south side of the earth, a must visited place in Pontianak. The Equator Line...! Its awesome
  • The place is still under construction. The monument itself is excellent. It will be very nice when the peripherial construction is done.

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