Keraton Kadriah, Pontianak

3.3
#3 of 11 in Historic Sites in West Kalimantan
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  • This was a great place to learn about the history of the Pontianak area. It was very quiet with only myself there. Even though I only spoke English, the enthusiastic host was very good at showing me a...  more »
  • It is the forerunner of the city of Pontianak. The palace was established by the first Sultan of Pontianak, Sultan Syarif Abdurrahman Alkadrie in 1771 M/1185 H and is near the confluence of three rivers namely the Hedgehog River, Kapuas Kecil River, and Kapuas Besar River. In front of him were Portuguese and French cannons. Full of history and about Pancasila, for Foto2 can ask for permission to the officer who will explain also his history. Do not forget to take a picture in a thousand broken glass that does not habis2 his shadow we have in the glass. There is no admission fee, only after we are done writing in the guestbook and giving a donation for her. Thank you BAPAK2 when we were there had welcomed and received us well, no difference of treatment.
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  • Very attractive but need renovation in building and performance
  • We can learn the history of Islam growth in Pontianak from this place. The Keraton (castle) has many unique accessories. It can be the options for those who are interested in "religious trip". You will be guided by a tour guide who is the family of Sultan. The part of Keraton is built based on Islam stuffs such as the 30 windows symbolize the 30 juz of Quran.
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