Fort Margherita - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Fort Margherita
Fort Margherita was built in 1879 to guard Kuching’s river approaches from pirates. The fort is an important landmark and monument in Sarawak's history which goes back to the Brooke Dynasty. Named after Charles Brooke’s wife, Ranee Margaret, it is an extremely interesting building.
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Bangunan Dewan Undangan Negeri Sarawak Baru
0.23km from Fort Margherita
The New Sarawak State Legislative Assembly Building (Bangunan Dewan Undangan Negeri Sarawak Baru) is the current state legislative complex of Sarawak, located in Kuching, Malaysia. The complex is located at the north bank of the Sarawak River in between The Astana, which is the official residence of the Governor of Sarawak and Fort Margherita.
Hong San Si Temple (Kuching), Sarawak.
0.35km from Fort Margherita
Hong San Si Temple is a Chinese temple situated in Carpenter Street of Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. It is part of the Kuching Heritage Trail. The temple had been existed since 1848 which dedicated for Hokkien child deity Kong Teck Choon Ong.
0.55km from Fort Margherita
The Astana is a palace in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, on the north bank of the Sarawak River, opposite the Kuching Waterfront. It is the official residence of the Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak, the Governor of Sarawak. The name is a variation of 'Istana', meaning 'palace'.
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The largest among the 13 states of Malaysia, with an area almost equal to that of Peninsular Malaysia, Sarawak is located in northwest Borneo Island and is bordered by the Malaysian state of Sabah to the northeast, Kalimantan (the Indonesian portion of Borneo) to the south, and Brunei in the north.
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