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Address: Btwn. Carpenter Street and India Street, Kuching 93400, Malaysia
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A nice bit of history

The old courthouse was a nice bit of history and a nice place to shop and eat. There were plenty of nice shops and cafe's there that was very pleasant. A good location for a date... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Shenyang, China
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Shenyang, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The old courthouse was a nice bit of history and a nice place to shop and eat. There were plenty of nice shops and cafe's there that was very pleasant. A good location for a date night.

Thank Photodude45
Kuching, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The old Courthouse has a bit of everything, historical colonial legacy, arts exhibition, retail, books, fine dining, coffee and cakes! It's a good hang-out place for family and everybody! Even bring your doggie! Love the courtyard, it's a view you can't get from anywhere else in Kuching.

Thank Munjusri
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

it is located along the river front. it used to be a court house. it is a white coloured buidling with a clock at the top. this are the few remaining colonial building left in kuching. now you find a library and a cafe in the building.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

The old courthouse building is now housing a range of different things. We walked though and had the change to admire some art work and some cute cats sleeping under the cafe chairs. The building itself of stunning and very well maintained. There is also a cafe of some type there where we saw people enjoying coffee and cake and... More 

Thank Alice Q
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

There is an a lot to see in Kuching city with most of the monuments and landmark stuck in one central area okay to look around and is nice job on the boat across the river to see other sites what delivered a walk and I hope to go to the grand market which means you can buy lots and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

Has a lot of history from the Brooke era. Nice cafe to the side area We were lucky enough to see a couple in their tradition dress having picture taken there.

Thank 918teresah
Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Really good food, a fusion of local and international cuisine, with an unbelievably friendly staff. The choice of cakes is amazing!

Thank dohadoc1
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

One of the oldest colonial building in Kuching. Currently it's occupied by restaurant, ChinaHouse which provided authentic environment with various facility. Well, you can play guitar or piano at the courtyard. Or ping pong if you like.

Thank KarolaRS
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

This old colonial building is formerly the court building of Kuching. At present, it has another lives as coffee cafe, culture hall and museum all residing inside it. You normally pass through this building when you walk from India Street to Carpenter Street and vice versa. It is conveniently located behind Merdeka Plaza.

Thank Ngan H
Melaka, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

This building is located between Carpenter Street and India Street. Many young people are playing board skates at the back of this building at afternoon. In front of this building, there is a statue with information of the James Brooke, the white king of Sarawak at the past.

Thank akadir64

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