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Address: Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia
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+60 82-426 093
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looks like a castle

it is located along the river front over seeing the State Assembly. these are the few colonial buildings built during the era of james Brooke. I believe it used to be a fort... read more

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

it is located along the river front over seeing the State Assembly. these are the few colonial buildings built during the era of james Brooke. I believe it used to be a fort before. it is still maintains it,s white colour but now it is converted into a cafe. how sad. nothing of the history is left in the building.... More 

Thank jeff1955malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Near to waterfront, behind it you can see the DUN. You can go down near to the river and capture a picture with a crocodile statue.

Thank nshuhailahz
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

Stands proud on the waterfront. It has had some restoration since i last saw it. Do check your guidebooks for its main historic description. I might be wrong but I think it may be a restaurant now

Thank 918teresah
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

My guidebook said that the Square Tower had historic significance, so I decided to check it out, but that turned out to be a bad decision. First of all, the building barely had anything of historical interest--it used to be a fort from the colonial period, but there weren't any exhibits or much information inside the tower itself, so after... More 

Thank ZacharyMarret
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

Walking on the waterfront, our eyes caught an unique architecture. We didnt see a tower like this in anywhere in Kuching so we were really fascinated by it. Visitors must check this out.

Thank Iftekhar A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

The building is not that big, and not that "revealing" if you do not know its significant history. Just located near the Old Courthouse.

Thank Ngan H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Nothing really special! Its just a small building in front of the brooke memorial. May the restaurant inside is better and more interesting

Thank Sayajin Y
Melaka, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

It is just a small building at the Kicking Waterfront. I did know the function of this building. However, it is like a replica of the building of Fort Margarita.

Thank akadir64
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

This building is a historic building ........the staff were sitting at a table outside when we arrived ( I didn't know she worked there) I walked in and was immediately greeted by the sound of the kitchen staff talking really loudly at each other ...... put me off straight away so I never got the chance to try the food

Thank Kieran11
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

great riverside views from the waterfront here . close too food and backpacker stays. add it to your waterfront walk

Thank Ken J

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