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Kuching, Malaysia
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This palace is the official residence of the Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak or Governor of Sarawak. Located next to the Dewan Undangan Negeri, it was built by Charles Brooke as a wedding gift to his wife. The palace is not open to the public but...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Viewwed from a distance and believe it's still used as the state governor's residence and only open one day a year - if you're there on that day (National Day?), I'm sure it would be a must see.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Accidentally came across this building after I jogged in the new Kompleks Dewan Undangan Negeri. it was already closed because I reached there around 6.30pm. looks nice from the outside because of its on-top-of-a-small-hill, facing the river, unique architectural features, and lighting. it'd be nicer...More

Thank khudri_johari
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Nice colonial building but t is somehow less attractive than the nearby modern structure. Nice to taje some photographs during the night when it is lit up.

Thank izi f
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I saw this from the water when I did a river cruise. It is not open to the public unfortunately. It was built was a wedding present to his wife.

Thank LynneOz
Reviewed 14 February 2017

it is located opposite the riverbank. it looks like a castle. the architecture is like a small palace. it maintains its white colour. It was built by James Brooke. the compound is well maintained with its greenery.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

You can get a lovely view of this building for the opposite side of the river. Hard to miss! As it is a residential building still you cannot go inside.

Thank Alice Q
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

There is not a lot to see in Kuching city with most of the monuments and landmark stuck in one central area okay to look around and is nice job on the boat across the river to see other sites what delivered a walk and...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Those who love to a very nice structure of building & fortress, you can visit Astana palace where James Brooke is the one whoo build up the place.

Thank Faridah M
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We hired a taxi and went to Astana but we had to see it from the outside as visitors were not allowed to go inside without prior permission.

1  Thank IftekharA-Sep2016
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