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A Historical Landmark...

A must visit location and getting a better understanding of the history and how the place developed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Good, but we'd like to know more.

I was curious about the history of the old sultanate; to see the life and work of the sultans, the... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
Aldo L
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Beting Village, Pontianak 78217, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must visit location and getting a better understanding of the history and how the place developed from the early days. Get to see valuable relics from the past and the stories that goes with it. Check out the Thousand Mirror as well... all about...More

Thank alfredc466
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I was curious about the history of the old sultanate; to see the life and work of the sultans, the coat of arms, the flags, and other royal artefacts. But according to the caretaker, they were stolen by the Japanese during their occupation of Indonesia....More

Thank Aldo L
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Heard that yellow is the Melayu colour. We re sorry that the Sultan was pass away some days before we came. So the palace closed. The palace is near the local market so its quite crowded to go there.

Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Supposedly it becomes a great historic yellow pallace. The royal family is very open nd welcome. Poor collection. Suggest to charge any visitors for fund to maintain the pallace. Anyway I will return!

Thank Telly F
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Take a boat to the edge of promenade at waterfront project near the palace and enjoy a new excitement.

Thank AdinDNA
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Only the main room of kraton is open for public. The family member gives explanation about kraton. It will be good if other rooms are open to be seen.

Thank wahyuni
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Small museum but we found some historical information that we were chasing. The caretaker had great English.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This is the palace where melayu kingdoms rules before Indonesia is formed. Historical, but nothing fancy. It dont have thousands years history like europe neither not a massive or nice architecture like in europe. Nothing fancy but this is one of Pontianak history.

Thank AndyDarwin
Reviewed 17 November 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...More

Thank Dee_Edros
Reviewed 22 October 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

Thank Bali1970
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