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Address: Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 82-426 093
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Kuching City and Heritage Tour
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Historic monument

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

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
Ngan H
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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47 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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216 reviews
121 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 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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48 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 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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91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 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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171 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 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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26 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

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

Thank Ken J
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Really nice position on the river in an interesting building. Food is good value for money and very well presented. Desert menu is a bit simple, so fill up on the delicious starters and mains. Excellent and polite staff

Thank Superspot
Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

The Square Tower can only be seen from the outside. It is placed on the end of the Kuching Waterfront so ideal on an evening stroll.

Thank RR_Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Part of the history of Sarawak and the Brooke Dynasty, once a ballroom but later a prison. Beautiful monument.

Thank borneolover

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