astana Astana
Set among the rolling lawns on the northern bank of the Sarawak river, the majestic palace was built in 1870 by Rajah Charles Brooke, the second white Rajah, as a bridal gift for his wife Ranee Margaret Brooke. It is now the official residence of Sarawak's Head of State and has served as the venue for numerous state functions throughout the years.
courth Court House
The Court House is surely one of the most magnificent buildings in Sarawak. The imposing facade has intricate local art pattern incorporated in its door and grilles and roof panels. Completed in 1874, it was the seat of the government during the reign of the while rajahs. The beautiful clock tower was added to the architecture in 1883, with the obelisk memorial to rajah charles brooke officially commissioned in 1924.

fortmarg Fort Margherita
Built in 1878, the fort commands a breathtaking and strategic position along the Sarawak river. Named after ranee margaret, it was completed the year after, just in time to defend Kuching against pirate attacks from the river. The fort has since been renovated and now serves as police museum.

postoff General Post Office
The Kuching General Post Office is gazetted as being the only building of its kind in this part of the world to employ corinthian columns in its facade.