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Nothing special

The bank is just located opposite the Istana Jahar, and is in front of the Grand Palace. It is just... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Ong H
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Malaysia
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Historical Place

One of the historical place located in Kota Bharu. In front of Bulatan Padang Merdeka in KB. Very... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
zulhafizan
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Kota Bharu, Malaysia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The bank is just located opposite the Istana Jahar, and is in front of the Grand Palace. It is just a small rectangular block that was used to keep the money many years ago.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ong H
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

its just a bank in a old building.confuse what is the significance . not so friendly staff. too busy with handphone. HIGHLY NOT RECOMMENDED

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank castiel21
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Bank Kerapu used to be Mercantile Bank of India Limited, which was in operation in 1912. In 1991 the government took over and converted it into a Word War II Memorial. It showcases artifacts and photos of related to WWII. The war, actually started in...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

One of the historical place located in Kota Bharu. In front of Bulatan Padang Merdeka in KB. Very nice place

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank zulhafizan
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Pretty good, tell us about Japan invade Malaysia from Kelantan, pretty hot outside but quite refreshing, there's an empty slot, and some exhibition were close.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Boogzz
Reviewed 14 February 2017

i spent about 15minutes to study the war in kelantan wayback into early 1900s, the Japanese occupation 1941 to 1945

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank wan hamidi w
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

2 story building. Ground floor focusing on the history before independent day, especial 2nd world war. 1st display cultural item of Kelantan. RM2 entrance fee

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank leecK9330OU
Reviewed 8 December 2015

This was formerly a bank. Later during the Japanese Occupation it was used by the Japenese Army/Navy and is not the War Museum with inside and outside exhibitions. There are 5 Museums in the vicinity that can all be visited the same time.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank 387georgew
Reviewed 4 November 2015

The museum is broadly split into 2 sections. The first level is all about Malaysia in WW2 and post independence. Most of the exhibits detail the events of the Japanese invasion of Malaysia and is actually pretty good. Some of the displays don't have English,...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

So much reviews had been written about this place yet it was a disappointment to me. Printed materials have faded in colours. There is no aircond to preserve the materials. Lights and fans are not switched on in the upper floor. The place is dusty...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank eugenel905
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