The Square Tower

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  The Square Tower is located at waterfront, near Sarawak River.  The building was originally constructed in 1879 as a prison. Historic and nice white square tower bears the Brooke era coat of arms. It was then later turned into a fortress, but fortunately never fired a shot in anger, unlike its wooden predecessor which was burnt down in the 1857 gold miners` rebellion. It is now occupied by Magenta, a popular fine-dining restaurant and nice locating to snap good pictures.





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