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Address: Btwn. Carpenter Street and India Street, Kuching 93400, Malaysia
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Private Tour: Kuching Sightseeing Tour and Overnight Village Homestay

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It's now the Sarawak Tourism Complex

It's just a landmark in Kuching which used to be the administrative building of the Sarawak government. It is now the Sarawak Tourism Complex where the public can hold events... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Kuching, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a treat! Great location and try those yummy cakes.......you won't be at all disappointed! Inside cafe or sit outside on the veranda and go back in time in the colonial courtyard.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazingly beautiful building with a few very modern cafes inside but unfortunately more staff then customers. We were told there were art exhibitions to be found but we only saw a few very expensive shops and a lot of empty shops. A real shame for such a beautiful historic monument.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's just a landmark in Kuching which used to be the administrative building of the Sarawak government. It is now the Sarawak Tourism Complex where the public can hold events there. It's a very artsy place where many people (even the locals) do their photo shoots here. However, with the opening of the new cafe, they claim that the area... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our city tour on a bike with visited this place. We didn't enter and our guide told us about this place.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

We enjoyed the effort which is being put forth to save the old court house. The food at the restaurant was wonderful. Great prices in the main gift shop. Very pleasant.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

There is a nice cafe located inside. Generally an artsy place. They even have a large canvas/paper at the corridor and paints available so visitors can try their hands at painting. Free of charge.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

The courthouse is newly renovated and house a number of cafeas providing a new vibe to the lovely town. The cafes have a good music gigs at night, good variety of antique, books and household deco for sale and tourist information about Kuching. The architecture at the old courthouse is a good photo taking spot. Do visit the China house... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We stayed at the hotel next door, and whilst they are beautiful old buildings, they are pretty empty at the moment. They were mainly used as a skateboard park by the local kids! I believe they are being restored into some kind of entertainment precinct and if so it would be a nice way to use such a wonderful historic... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

i went to this place just for photo. i do not come to the inside of this courthouse. well the next time, i will come to the inside

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

I went to a Cuban(!!) jazz gig at China House, The Old Courthouse. The band was pretty good and the drinks were knock-out.

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