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Mooncake carnival

If you are in Kuching within this week, you can join the carnival . Nice to walk around and try the... read more

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Terrencechen
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Sibu, Malaysia
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Interesting commercial street

THis street is lined with commercial businesses and some food outlets. Also a lot of gold and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
homeandawaycp
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Mandurah, Australia
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Lebuh Carpenter, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
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Reviewed today via mobile

If you are in Kuching within this week, you can join the carnival . Nice to walk around and try the local foods.

Thank Terrencechen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this street very much. It is a historical street of Old Kuching. A lot of local authentic food and old shop houses still selling furniture like the old days.

Thank aimif14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a lot of places in the world where there are Chinese, you will likely find a street where they slowly congregate for business till its mostly all chinese shops and then the street gets designated as "ChinaTown". Well, for Kuching, Carpenter Street is the...More

1  Thank VincentHoKuching
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

THis street is lined with commercial businesses and some food outlets. Also a lot of gold and silversmiths selling jewellery. The arch at the Jl Tun Abang Haji Openg end is interesting and a Chinese temple at the Jl Tabuan end is worth a visit.

Thank homeandawaycp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked the street a number of times. I little disappointing the only hand made stuff we saw being built were picture frames and some guys making cake tins.

Thank Katrina R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Its something different in Kuching, there is plenty of shops and also bars, which are always filled with tourists. When you come after a heavy rain before sunset you can meet the “mosquito-fogging squat”

Thank Sebastien C
Reviewed July 31, 2018

I took a walk here on the way back to my hotel since it is parallel to the waterfront. During my school days my 2 bookshops were here. Now they have moved or closed. This street and its side street still have character. Goldsmiths, tinsmiths,...More

1  Thank Jamal A
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This street is a distinctive part of Kuching's chinatown, interesting walk through it reveals lots of shops selling lots of interesting things, souvenirs, handicrafts, foods, etc. Nice stroll through to get an idea of the character of the street.

Thank moonlotus18
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Beside the atmospheric Lau Ya Geng food court with its delicious hawker fare, sandwiched between the Chinese Teo Chew temple & theatre; this street is underwhelming. There are a few trendy cafes in renovated shophouses, and backpackers inns;?but these don’t add up to a compelling...More

Thank sodesa
Reviewed July 9, 2018

You're right to assume strong presence of carpenters in Carpenter St. Unfortunately, many carpenters slowly disappeared. Very few furniture shops are still open, selling mostly knock-down furniture imported from West Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia). Other than that, Carpenter St has retained its charm of having old...More

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