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Address: Btwn. Carpenter Street and India Street, Kuching 93400 , Malaysia
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Colonial life

Situated near Kuching's famed waterfront, the Old Courthouse is a trip down memory line. The structure's the same except for the fact that it doesn't perform as a courthouse... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Situated near Kuching's famed waterfront, the Old Courthouse is a trip down memory line. The structure's the same except for the fact that it doesn't perform as a courthouse anymore but a restaurant. Souvenirs are also available for keepsakes collectors.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

You will love this colonial white building, now turned into a fine restaurant. Price is steep though, but table-cloth service is excellent. Great location, walking distance to a lot of handicraft stores and of course the waterfront.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The design of the building is more to Europe style. it was beautiful. When I was there, the place was not clean, there were rubbish on the floor. in the same building, there was a place for shi-sha(Lebanan), usually at night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The old court house, with its porticoes, big trees & central courtyard, is a lovely place to wander around & get a bit of respite from the heat. Meandering around it conjures up images of ladies & gents from a bygone era swanning around in white linen with long, cool drinks in their hands (although I doubt a court house... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Each time I came around here, I always have a habit of taking picture of the historic structure like this one. I really admire the architectural design during the Brooke period.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I must admit that there is nothing much to see, except for the architecture itself. it was built during the Brooke era and was the old court house until the 80s, I think. It is also near to the waterfront, so if you are walking along this way, just take a look at it. Nice Photo areas thou..

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Buildings in good condition, but lost potential here. These were the centre of administration and law at the time of Sarawak's birth as a nation, but no considered reflection of that here. Instead, the tourist office has one building, coffee shop another, and art studio the bulk.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

What they offer looks okay but very limited selection so although hungry landed up just having a drink. Chilled spot to sit and watch whats going on around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I nice place for photoshoots. Lovely scenery. Especially when relaxing and enjoying the evening breeze. The coffee shop is quite pricey though.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Smack in the middle of the bustling waterfront of Kuching, plenty of newly weds taking pictures among these colonial architecture. Hmm... nothing much besides that, unless you want to try out the eatery.

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Address: Address: Btwn. Carpenter Street and India Street, Kuching 93400 , Malaysia
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching

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