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“A historical landmark in Kuching” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Old Courthouse

The Old Courthouse
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Private Tour: Kuching Sightseeing Tour and Overnight Village Homestay
Ipoh, Malaysia
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“A historical landmark in Kuching”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2012

The Old Courthouse Complex with its clock tower at the junction of Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Jalan Gambier and Main Bazaar, opposite the Kuching Waterfront was the first place that we visited in Kuching. It now house the Visitors Information Centre, National Parks Booking Office, a travel company and restaurant ('little Lebanon') among others. There's a nice inner courtyard and a small garden in front of the Old Courthouse where the Brooke Memorial (Charles Brooke monument) is. I must say that the entire place is well maintained and mostly put to good use, allowing Kuching to continue to retain that old-world charm.

Visited April 2012
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“a walk through a nostalgic past”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2012

the Old Courthouse and surrounding buildings are well preserved - on the exterior - but alas, either locked up, or taken over by travel agents or food shops...a pity, because this whole precinct is both valuable history, and a drawcard for visitors.

Visited August 2012
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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“nice landscape”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2012

get excited with this space, enjoy the nature blend with the building. a nice place to study the colonial architecture..

Visited July 2012
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“Colonial charm in the city”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2012

Elegant, historic building in the old town of Kuching. There are not many buildings like this around these parts anymore - it must continue to be preserved.

Visited July 2012
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