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Address: Beting Village, Pontianak, Indonesia
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Exploring Historic Sites of Pontianak Town

For local tourist or foreign, if you wanna know the origin of the history of the founding of pontianak necessarily less taste if it passes this destination, because this is where... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 17, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

For local tourist or foreign, if you wanna know the origin of the history of the founding of pontianak necessarily less taste if it passes this destination, because this is where the trail early evidence of the founding of the town of Pontianak, beside Mesjid Jami Kesultanan Pontianak. We recommend that you provide and bring a small change change for... More 

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bali
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

this place very good but the government need to take care . the palace garden, entrance area so dirty, to many housing complex around the Keraton

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

this place actually doesn't have many to-do activities, but you still can take so many pictures as you can, but please always keep on a good behave here because this place is one of the oldest heritage in west borneo.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

A visit to the Palace Kadariyah the best in the evening. This palace is a relic of Pontianak Sultanate founded by Sultan Syarif Abdurrahman at 14 Rejab 1185 H simultaneously 1771M October 23 and is located 4 km from the city center and is located in Kampong In Bugis, District East Pontianak. The palace is still storing various kinds of... More 

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Thank travelsaja
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Its tipically malay palace with dominanly yellow paint all over the wall. The door locked so visitor can not see what is inside. Free entry. And people at the neighbourhood is friendly too. Masjid jami' is only 150m away from this palace

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Should visit,, so disappointed that we cannot get to see the internal of this once glorious house of Sultans!!! will come again!! Thank you!

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sandakan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Historical places such as muzuem and well kept by the sultan descent family. Try to get local guide to visit here and ask for permission before taking any photo.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

The place has its historic value and the exodus of the yemeni people and administration in Pontianak and its vicinity. The Sultan is still in place to safeguard the sultanate. But what a pity its run down.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I imagine that this place was glorious and very beautiful before the Sultan and his family left, now it just a remains of what was left in the old days. I got goosebumps while writing this, never in my life i have seen such glorified place becomes something so old, dirty and poorly preserved. When we came to the Keraton,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

A small palace (just a few rooms) but full of atmosphere. Those who suggest that it is grubby and run down miss the point which is that it looks just as it did when the Sultan and his family packed and left. Smarten it up and you lose the link with the moth eaten past and its faded glory. Whilst... More 

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