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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  • I was there with my family and kids. It was interesting to know about the history of Equator Monument, it was made by iron wood about 200 years ago. Don't forget to ask the certificate that you've bee...  more »
  • The location is very historic and education can be used as a schoolboy but alas its place not groomed at manage asal2an pdhl yg sights can be used as interesting krn yg city passed the Equator just pontianak dear if neglected, Local Government must intervene to fix the Foundation of unt area beautiful and attractive beautiful wrote
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  • We went to the Equator monument. Could not get Equatorial Memorial Monument admission, but know it's out of paper. Driver's I also had negotiated together, but to no avail. A large Memorial building, not the square outside the real Equator's. I'd better try stop when stories, memorials, went to Indonesia.
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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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