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Didn’t know anything about Agnes Keith before we visited here. An author who wrote 3 books about... read more

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Bran94
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Cambs
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Great snapshot of Sandakan History

We did not know anything about Agnes Keith and now I am going to get at least one of her books on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Deborah v
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Nelson, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Didn’t know anything about Agnes Keith before we visited here. An author who wrote 3 books about her time living in Borneo during the war. She was a POW during the war and is very important in Borneo culture. Worth a visit but do some...More

Thank Bran94
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did not know anything about Agnes Keith and now I am going to get at least one of her books on my return home. The house shows the history of the era really well and endeavours to remain in keeping with the Keith's time...More

Thank Deborah v
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hightea, mashed potato bu also nasi goreng. It's all on the menu of this beautiful place on a hill in Sandakan with a magnificent view on the harbor. No hotel only restaurant.

Thank Roy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing place for its historical values but some part of the estate is in dire need of proper maintenance. The ground floor feels a bit dimmed hence opening up all the curtains to let sunlight in would be best. There are lots...More

Thank Rayyap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean and well maintained .. There's lots of history, introduction and description inside the house.. if u are historical person, u will like to visit this house.. It's good if writers book can be bought there..

Thank BuBBleQQ
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

At RM 15 I will consider it extremely expensive with not much things to look at it. Maybe apt for the diehard fans of her books.

Thank Sameer K
Reviewed 20 August 2017

If you plan to have high tea over there, dont miss going to the Agnes house, you get to learn about her life experience back in the day. It was nice experience. But I wish to learn more about her story during the war.

Thank Husse_Serk
Reviewed 16 August 2017

It was interesting to visit Agnes Keith house. Sparked our interest to read a lot more about her life in Borneo

Thank Gr64Oz
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I've read Agnes Keith's book the "Land Below The Wind" and when I actually saw this house (restored by the Sabah Government in 2002), all the characters in the book began to play in my head. The restoration works were excellent and I think they...More

Thank Kokobuan
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Made a visit after Labuk Bay and what a contrast. Very thought provoking with an insight of the history of the island. Read the book afterwards and GA in bed a better understanding. Lovely house and very well maintained. Worth a visit.

Thank JULIE A
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Martin W
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