West Kotawaringin

WEST KOTAWARINGIN
Central Kalimantan

Pangkalanbun

Pangkalanbun is the capital of the Kotawaringin Barat regency, in the western part of Central Kalimantan. It is busy little town. In this town, the old Palace of Pangkalanbun, now 200 years old can still be seen. Made of Ulin (ironwood), it is the only Banjar royal legacy found in Central Kalimantan.

The Mosque of Kyai Gede is the oldest mosque, being more than 300 years old, found in Kotawaringin district. The Tanjung Puting National Park is a very wellknown nature and wildlife reserve for lowland and swamp forest, inhabited by orang utans, owa-owa, bekatan and other primates. One can visit the Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center, which is supported by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

NATURE GARDEN TOURISM / NATIONAL TANJUNG PUTTING

It is located 183 km from Sampit, gone through within 5 hours. Nature Garden Tourism / National Tanjung Putting safe various wet tropical forest types and rareness animal. Around this garden there is location, which reserved for forested the Orangutan. This location is recognized as Tanjung Harapan and camp Leakey as place of temporary relocation.

Central Kalimantan

TANJUNG KELUANG BEACH

It is located against with Nature Garden Tourism / National Tanjung Putting in Kumai Bay. The beach has white sandy is a place of sunbathing which like much by foreign tourist.

KUBU BEACH

Sloping and curved beach area in territory water of Kubu Bay that alternated by forests / bog in settlement south area of resident with panorama ‘Nyiur’ (coconut) that wavy, hardly suited for water sport. This tourism object is located in south side of Kumai 17 km from Pangkalan Bun town.

SULTAN KOTA WARINGIN GRAVE

It is the fossil of Kotawaringin Empire. Actually, this Sultan Palace has been combustible, but now has been restored to preserve the highness omission of empire in the past. This grave located in Pangkalan Bun downtown, hilly area, Kotawaringin Barat regency.

MOSQUE KYAI GEDE

This mosque located in Kotawaringin stripper, capital of sultanate Kotawaringin. This is very attractive mosque to be visited because it the empire omission of first Islam in Central Kalimantan Province.

NATAI LENGKUAS

It located in Sekoyer riverside, left side to the north side. Orang-utan, Bekantan, and other primate type are also met in this area. Recreation in open nature like hiking that passes the tropical rainforest is very compatible area, while the footpath have been provided.

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