Pangkalanbun is the capital of the Kotawaringin Barat regency, in the
western part of Central Kalimantan. Make sure to visit the old Palace of
Pangkalanbun, constructed completely out of ulin (iron wood). It is the
only Banjar royal legacy found in Central Kalimantan- The Mosque of
Kyai Gede is more than 300 years old. The Tanjung Puting National Park
is a well-known nature and wildlife reserve in the lowland and swamp
forests, inhabited by orangutans, owa-owa, bekantan and other primates.
One can visit the Orangutan Rehabilitation Center which is supported by
the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).