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Wrong time to visit

I went to Kapuas Square on a Monday morning around 9.30 am. It was absolutely deserted except for... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
Kuching, Malaysia
Rivers View

Nice place to visit at the night, you can choose rivers tour used a boat, the cost just Rp 15,000... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Lusy P
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“longest river”(7 reviews)
“sunset view”(3 reviews)
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Jl. Rahadi Usman, Pontianak 78111, Indonesia
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All reviews longest river sunset view half an hour nice view nice place to visit ship cruise fountain alun park taman indonesia pm transportation west middle
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

I went to Kapuas Square on a Monday morning around 9.30 am. It was absolutely deserted except for me and another lady and her small child. She was there only for a few minutes and then she went off leaving the whole square to myself....More

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

Nice place to visit at the night, you can choose rivers tour used a boat, the cost just Rp 15,000 (US$1.2), to get there u can use online transportation (go-jek or grab)

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lusy P
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

This is the longest river in Indonesia. I recommend you to visit the river at night. So beautiful with the lights. And you can join river trip using cruise.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dayang K
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

I see the longest river in indonesia with the uniqly water & sunset view ,very cheap. Excellent Guide is @nando tour

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank williamnS123PC
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

The park got beautiful and well maintained water fountain. In an area where the air is hot (this town is famous because it lies on equator line), the park needs more watering for the green to shine. And more art... Maybe put more colour on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank adestp
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

High recommendation activities in here is down the river through tourist ship. The tourist ship always sails 15-30 minutes after the last ship. Pick a seat on the upper floor and enjoy it. It will better if you go on night, because Pontianak is too...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank rias648
Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

it was large, green, clean park there is a large library with a lot of book,good to bring a children and play a ball or badminton around the fountain, to enjoy the river you can only sit around the park or you can boarded to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Tati H
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

Nice place with river view. Many street food you can find here. You can also got sport here every sunday morning.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank A P
Reviewed August 3, 2017

The Major City of Pontianak has established Kapuas Square as Public Area Since 5 years Ago. Pontianak Waterfront has become more Clean, Friendly. It is good for family, friend and Solo for Jogging, Sight-seeing to Kapuas River. Also healthy for children, for playing and others....More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank guhzz
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

Taman Alun Kapuas Nice view, cheap, parking area available. Occupied with a boat that can sailed around those area....

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Marga S
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