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Address: Jalan Taman Budaya, Kuching 93300, Malaysia
Phone Number:
+60 82-415 806

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Closed for renovation.

Came down here for the panoramic view but security guard informed it is closed for renovation. The tower looks decent. Disappointed not be able to go to the top.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 September 2016
Rashidul K
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Punta Gorda
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22 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went by there this morning and thought I'd offer a bit of an update. The planetarium is in operation and offers 30 minute presentations during the day (10:15, 11:00, 2:15, 3:00 and 4:00). The one I saw was a fairly old program developed by the California Academy of Science. If you own a TV, I suspect you've seen them... More 

Thank chuckycheese
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71 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Came down here for the panoramic view but security guard informed it is closed for renovation. The tower looks decent. Disappointed not be able to go to the top.

Thank Rashidul K
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

I have always love this place until I went there a few months back when they had this steamboat operator to open their business. Normally I will go there to view the city but I was told that I need to pay RM5 to get through the so called restaurant. Horrible experience with that particular restaurant.

1 Thank myazahar
Conwy, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

If you are lucky enough to get there when it is open, the views from the top are great. That aside, the whole building needs good refurbishment and lots of paint.

Thank esorlegin
Sibu, Malaysia
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44 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

Take a lift to the top floor where there is an auditorium to watch a short 3D film of space, beginning of mankind and etc. Pay for the ticket first. Talk a walk around the tower to see the view of Kuching City. Time for we-fie, selfie and you-fie...

Thank Snick87
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

Used to go to this place when I was still in my primary school, as my school situated just walks away. One of very unique building in Kuching, it has the umbrella shaped on top, where you can have a panoramic view of Kuching city. The planetarium was very interesting place, although I think they could add more to attract... More 

1 Thank LiszaWb
Kuching, Malaysia
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

I am not sure about now but I once went up to the top of the building and had a pleasant and nice view of Kuching city. I was amazed by the view. The Kuching Civic Centre for all I know hosts different activities over a year. But, on Friday and Saturday nights, there is something like a market going... More 

Thank vaf99
United Kingdom
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268 reviews
199 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

As far as i can tell, this building is closed except maybe the gym. I had a long walk around and the shops and lifts (to the tower) looked derelict or at least is a state of disrepair. The umbrella like roof is architecturally interestingly in the shape of a flower. Unless the centre is open, there's no reason to... More 

1 Thank macedonboy
Kuching, Malaysia
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29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

The place was deserted when I wandered to the tower. The foodcourts close by were closed. The main buildings were worth a photo, but I didn't attempt entry. Picking my way over construction rubbish and ignoring the signs telling me to stay away, I eventually found a lift, or elevator that let me get in and press the button with... More 

2 Thank itineranti2015
Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
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155 reviews
58 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2015

While there are also other facilities at the Kuching Civic Centre, a visit to the tower would be the most special as this is the place to go to see Kuching from the top. It might not be the tallest structure in the city, but it is the longest standing one, and if I am not mistaken, the only one... More 

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