We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 82 426093
Book In Advance
More Info
$28*
and up
Kuching City and Heritage Tour
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 57 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 2
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Nice little building

The Square Tower can only be seen from the outside. It is placed on the end of the Kuching Waterfront so ideal on an evening stroll.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
RR_Denmark
,
Copenhagen, Denmark
Add Photo Write a Review

57 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 35: English reviews
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really nice position on the river in an interesting building. Food is good value for money and very well presented. Desert menu is a bit simple, so fill up on the delicious starters and mains. Excellent and polite staff

Helpful?
Thank Superspot
Copenhagen, Denmark
Level Contributor
32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Square Tower can only be seen from the outside. It is placed on the end of the Kuching Waterfront so ideal on an evening stroll.

Helpful?
Thank RR_Denmark
aarschot
Level Contributor
13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Part of the history of Sarawak and the Brooke Dynasty, once a ballroom but later a prison. Beautiful monument.

Helpful?
Thank borneolover
Level Contributor
30 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

By the riverfront. Section for showing history of the fort. A restaurant by night on site. Suitable for functions etc.

Helpful?
Thank sandfly07
Kuching, Malaysia
Level Contributor
77 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

There is nothing much here to see already not as more then 20 years back where this place still have the rhythm fountain in operation which is very amazing to look at, now this place a bit messy and the fountain area are also quite dirty, the only beauty at the moment is the DUN right in front of this... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jacson_Kueh
Seoul, South Korea
Level Contributor
273 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

This slice of Sarawak's past is located right on the waterfront and I believe it was a former prison. Currently it has been reincarnated as a bar/restaurant but other than that you can only view it from the outside. Unfortunately it will be totally overshadowed by the new mosque and bridge development right next to it .

Helpful?
Thank Globerwalker
Jakarta, Indonesia
Level Contributor
29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

i walk to discover this place. it is nice to take a picture. my friend said it must be at night for night seeing

Helpful?
Thank faithhenry
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Level Contributor
49 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

This square tower is located along the waterfront Kuching. I believe it is a restaurant now. It is one of the oldest building in Kuching.

Helpful?
1 Thank Shathees
SF, California
Level Contributor
1,576 reviews
1,124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 675 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Not much to this rather small white square of a building but it does look much better when lighted at night. Located close to where the new bridge is being constructed.

Helpful?
Thank seafare74
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
2,616 reviews
1,473 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,341 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

There's not really much to be seen here. The tower itself is pretty enough, but it didn't seem to be open when I visited. A quick stop and a quite photo opportunity and you're off.

Helpful?
Thank KGB777

Travelers who viewed Square Tower also viewed

 

Been to Square Tower? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Square Tower staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?