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Address: Btwn. Carpenter Street and India Street, Kuching 93400 , Malaysia
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Calm, Cool & Colonial

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
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19 helpful votes 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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wiltshire
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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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Kuching
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Unfortunately only the building is what's left. It's not like a museum, there is nothing inside. Instead, there is a visitors centre and a cafe where you can have a meal or a refreshing drink. We sat down at a table outside and enjoyed some refreshing fruit juices and a coffee in a very nice setting provided by the courtyard... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The place is relatively small. It reminds of old time when the British were in charge in Borneo. All white with wooden floors and roofs. Nice place to see, but not much else there. A nice cafe is there where you can eat there!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Nice colonial oasis in the center. Houses the tourist office. And has a really charming cafe where you can enjoy a coffee or snack on the terrace - has a nice colonial vibe to it. super friendly staff.

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