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ASIA-INDONESIA/Borneo-Kalimantan Barat /West Kalimantan-Pontianak

WORLD FAMOUS BUILDINGS

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From 'Indonesie' Periplus Editions 1990, Insight Guide SouthEast Asia/APA Publication/1992, Silverkris SA Inflight Magazine/Feb.2002, http://www.pontianak.go.id/index.html

 

Equator Monument/Tugu Khatulistwa
  
 Pontianak, West Kalimantan

 This monument shows that Pontianak City is passing by the equator, 0° latitude. This monument at first was built in 1928 by Astronomical Expedition Team from Dutch. In 1938, it was re-built with some improvement by Opzicter Silaban, an architect. In 1990 it was re-built again by duplicating it in a bigger size. It's located 3 km to north from city center. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1978.

 

Supadio Airport
  
 Pontianak, West Kalimantan

 

 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1977.

 

Old Temple-Candi
  
 Pontianak, West Kalimantan

 
 

 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1978.

 

Houses
  
 Pontianak, West Kalimantan

 

 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1978.

 

Great Mosque
  
 Pontianak, West Kalimantan



 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1978.

 

Mosque
  
Pontianak, West Kalimantan

 

 Mosque near the Kapuas River. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1978.

 

Streets Scene
  
 Pontianak, West Kalimantan



Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1978.

 

Bajag
  
 Pontianak, West Kalimantan

 

 
Popular transfortation for 3 people ride bycycle. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1978.

 

Mosque
  
 Pontianak, West Kalimantan

 

 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1978.

 

University Tanjungpura
  
 Pontianak, West Kalimantan

 

 Jalan A.Yani. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1978.

 

Chinese Tomb
  
 Pontianak, West Kalimantan

 

 
Chinese Tomb toward to the motherland. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1978.

 

Rural Houses
  
 Pontianak, West Kalimantan

 

 
Outside of the downtown. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1978.

 

Plywood Factory
  
 Pontianak, West Kalimantan

 

 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1978.