Bustling Park for family entertainment

All day and night long, ringed by many building constructed in the distinctive building of their region’s own architecture.

This bustling park (Taman Alun Kapuas) provides family entertainment all day and night along with beautiful Kapuas and Landak river views. Further west, "Dwikora" Seaport can also be seen; the ferry wharf is also visible to the north.The Kartika Hotel sits magically on and over the water and has some of the city’s most fascinating river views. The restaurant "Lancang Kuning" offers many traditional Malay foods. Further along is the Army House with its beautiful yard and two modern automatic cannons. Nearby are the Mayor’s Office, The Bank of Indonesia and other government buildings. Only a short distance away, the Matahari Mall is the newest addition to the city’s diverse and exciting shopping scene.
Nearby is also a duty-free shop along with open air stalls, providing something for young and old in a variety of price ranges. The handicraft centre of West Kalimantan or Griya Kerajinan "Dekranasda Kalbar" is located at Jalan Zainuddin 5 in central Pontianak. This centre is well known for the quality of its beautiful local handicrafts, batiks, wood carvings, bamboo paintings, rattan furniture, leather goods, pottery and much more. More than a store, the centre is a great place for tourists to view all the diverse treasures of Kalimantan in one place.