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Square Tower

Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia
+60 82-426 093
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3 weeks ago
“Amusing little square tower”
1 Jan 2018
“Square”
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Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia
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+60 82-426 093
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's an amusing little square tower just sitting in the middle of an open space, there is some charm to it even though it's not open to the public. Many youths seen dancing nearby, and the shade of nearby trees is just nice to sit...More

Thank KannanKoh
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

A majestic white square. there is a lot of history to it, but it just a square without even to enter. Hope that the ministry of tourism will do something on it

Thank AChee74
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

This square white tower from the colonial era on the waterfront was originally meant to be a prison and later became a fortress. It is not open to the public but you can walk around it and take some photographs.

Thank nellielim
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

This is one of the famous icons along the Kuching waterfront, a remnant of colonial history from the Brooke era. Though it is not opened to the public, its still a photo opportunity of an interesting architecture of Kuching's colonial heritage.

Thank moonlotus18
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

We saw this building from our hotel room and wanted to check it out. We took a boot across the river but it was rather difficult to reach the fort. It looks very close but there is no real path from the river to the...More

Thank LINDA081
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

You can take a photo and read the info but I am sure it is better to see inside - simply was not open. I think it is best done with a full city tour and walk as you get the story of where it...More

Thank DeadlyddPerth
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Based on a previous visit, on my first evening back in Kuching, I headed for this restaurant. I immediately ordered a crème brulee, the owner sent me two . They were as good as I remembered. Not too sweet, lovely consistency. Worth the air ticket...More

Thank Petermac53
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

A fascinating white building. I wish i can look out from the tower, unfortunately not open to public.

Thank Kaushalya V
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Looks like a small fort but it was build for the Brooks wife and much later converted to a prison. There is a restaurant at the ground floor now. Worth a visit as it is located at the river bank.

1  Thank izi f
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

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...More

Thank jeff1955malaysia
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