Location: Plaza Merdeka Shopping Mall

Address: Plaza Merdeka, Jalan 88 Pearl Street, 93000 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

Website: plazamerdeka.com

Plaza Merdeka is a state-of-the-art Shopping Mall, locating at the prime historical area of Kuching City, surrounding by renowned historic landmarks such as the Padang Merdeka, Kuching old Courthouse, Textile Museum, India Street Pedestrian Mall and Old Post Office Malaysia. With attached Waterfront Hotel and close walking distance to the nearby Prime tourist spot such as Chinatown, Sarawak Museum Complex and Kuching Water Front, this Shopping Mall stays as a center hub for Tourist.

The Storefront Monument of Plaza Merdeka Shopping Mall Kuching.

The Storefront Monument of Plaza Merdeka Shopping Mall Kuching.

This Shopping Mall is also a landmark itself by portraying a classical building architecture, characterize by huge pillars and facades, in attempt to blend in this modern building into a surroundings many pre-world war era historic buildings. The Plaza has a gross area of 550,000 square feet, equipped with range of retail shops from branded store outlets to traditional handy craft stores.

The Plaza Merdeka Shopping Mall Building front entrance.

The Plaza Merdeka Shopping Mall Building front entrance.

The Waterfront Hotel, situated above the Plaza will have a panoramic view of the river, The Astana, the State Legislative or Dewan Undangan Negeri building & Fort Margherita on one side and Padang Merdeka and Sarawak Museum on the other.

The Plaza Merdeka Shopping Mall as seen from the Padang Merdeka.

The Plaza Merdeka Shopping Mall as seen from the Padang Merdeka.

The Plaza Merdeka Shopping Mall is one of the famous hot spots for tourist, however can still be a considerable hotspot for Pokemon Go Trainers.

PokéStop Available here are :

PokéStop : Water Feature

This “Water Feature” PokéStop has a misplaced attraction. Pokemon Go Trainer can still enjoy a quick recharge of Pokeballs and revive while walking past this spot.

The “Water Feature” is depict a Nautica Seashell shaped water feature. The Nautica Seashells are found worldwide, mostly in the tropics. They have a signature of one half moon aperture. Nautica shells are also called moon shells.

The Sea-shell shaped water feature and fountain as view from the top floor of the mall.

The Sea-shell shaped water feature and fountain as view from the top floor of the mall.

This water feature is located at the center court of the Plaza Merdeka ground floor, in front of Parkson Department Store. Tourist and visitors love to have a relaxing sit beside this water feature after a walk around the Mall.

The Water feature consisted several compartment body of water of varying level, which mimicking a compartmental features of a Nautica Shells. There is a series of water fountains along the center of each compartment, forming a reducing spiral towards the center core. These fountains are precisely digital controlled to form series of synchronized movement of water display in concordance with the colored lighting.

The color changing water fountain of the sea-shell shaped water feature.

The color changing water fountain of the sea-shell shaped water feature.

Estimate Location :

Latitude : 1.5578865914196565

Longitude : 110.34360274683422

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* This PokéStop has a misplaced attraction.

Water Feature PokeStop

Water Feature PokeStop at The Plaza Merdeka Shopping Mall Kuching as shown in the map in Pokemon Go game.

The “Water Feature” PokéStop is depicted at the center court of the Plaza Merdeka Mall. However Pokemon Go trainers may end up finding its epicenter about 50 meters away at the outdoor area at Padang Merdeka, close to the police station of kuching central.

The PokéStop is just beside the busy road of Jalan Barrack. It is accessible to everyone passing the Padang Merdeka, however there might be risk involved while playing Pokemon Go at these areas. Be always aware of your surrounding while playing Pokemon Go, either you are the pedestrian or passenger.

The Water Feature PokeStop is opposite Jalan Barrack.

The “Water Feature” PokeStop is opposite Jalan Barrack.

The Plaza Merdeka is seen a distance away from the misplaced water feature PokeStop

The Plaza Merdeka is seen a distance away from the misplaced “water feature” PokeStop.

Drivers are warn not to play hand phones during driving as may cause significant distraction. Passenger and pedestrian alike may however can have a quick charge of Pokeballs and revives from this PokéStop.

There is no overlaps with any nearby PokéStop, and require some walking distance to access the next PokéStop. These making it not favorable for major farming.

PokéStop : Merdeka Plaza Water Fountain

This “Merdeka Plaza Water Fountain” PokéStop is one of the favorable stop for lure activation to create a spawn frenzy along with two other PokéStops within the Mall. GPS accuracy can be an issue for some device while access within the Mall.

The “Merdeka Plaza Water Fountain” depict a Nautica Seashell shaped water feature at Plaza Merdeka Kuching. The Nautica Seashells are found worldwide, mostly in the tropics. They have a signature of one half moon aperture. Nautica shells are also called moon shells.

The Nautica Seashell shaped water feature and fountain as view from the top floor of the mall.

The Nautica Seashell shaped water feature and fountain as view from the top floor of the mall.

This water feature is located at the center court of the Plaza Merdeka ground floor, in front of Parkson Department Store. Tourist and visitors love to have a relaxing sit beside this water feature after a walk around the Mall.

The Water feature consisted several compartment body of water of varying level, which mimicking a compartmental features of a Nautica Shells. There is a series of water fountains along the center of each compartment, forming a reducing spiral towards the center core. These fountains are precisely digital controlled to form series of synchronized movement of water display in concordance with the colored lighting.

The color changing water fountain of the seashell shaped water feature.

The color changing water fountain of the seashell shaped water feature.

Estimate Location :

Latitude : 1.5587662987417514

Longitude : 110.34451894467566

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Merdeka Plaza Water Fountain PokeStop

Merdeka Plaza Water Fountain PokeStop at The Plaza Merdeka Shopping Mall Kuching as shown in the map in Pokemon Go game. Due to GPS accuracy issues, occasionally it is hard to reach the epicenter of the PokeStop.

The “Merdeka Plaza Water Fountain” PokéStop is depicted at the center court of the Plaza Merdeka Mall. However Pokemon Go trainers may finding its epicenter about 20-30 meters away, at the rear portion of the Mall. Due to GPS issue inside the dense packed Mall, occasional Pokemon Go Trainers will face “This PokéStop is too far away” issues more often while shopping at the lower levels of the Mall. However Hotel guest at the higher levels such as the Waterfront Hotel might get a better accessibility, as the PokéStop is just within the Waterfront Hotel area.

This PokéStop is still favorable for Lure activation for farming due to close proximity with two other PokéStop within the Mall, the “Plaza Merdeka Fountain” PokéStop and “Plaza Merdeka Fossil Mural” PokéStop. Occasionally this PokéStop can have a overlap access radius with “Plaza Merdeka Fossil Mural” PokéStop.

Plaza Merdeka is one stop shop-till-you-drop Mall with many branded retail stores and traditional handcraft outlets. Pokemon Go Trainers can play Pokemon while shopping, or have a relax drink and dine at the Mc Donald fast food restaurant at the Mall’s ground floor. Be aware of your surroundings when wander and catch, as the Mall can be quite packed when come to peak hours.

PokéStop : Plaza Merdeka Fossil Mural

This “Plaza Merdeka Fossil Mural” PokéStop is one of the favorable stop for lure activation to create a spawn frenzy along with two other PokéStops within the Mall. Pokemon Go Trainers can catch Pokemon while enjoy shopping in the nearby branded retail stores.

“Plaza Merdeka Fossil Mural” depict a floor tiles mural located at the ground floor rear court of Plaza Merdeka Shopping Mall, infront of H&M Store. There are several floor tiles murals around the Mall, but mainly features a Nautica Seashell.

The Nautica Seashells are found worldwide, mostly in the tropics. They have a signature of one half moon aperture. Nautica shells are also called moon shells.

The Floor Tile Mural at Plaza Merdeka rear court depict a Nautica Seashell.

The Floor Tile Mural at Plaza Merdeka rear court depict a Nautica Seashell.

The tiles are mosaic cut with different shape and sizes, and then combined to form a mosaic design of floor tiles mural. Different shades of colors tiles with mainly white, black and greys are mixed to create the visual presentation of curves and spirals of the shells. The Mural is clearly seen from higher levels as a complete shell on a brown background.

The Plaza Merdeka Nautica Seashell Floor Tile Mural as seen from the second floor.

The Plaza Merdeka Nautica Seashell Floor Tile Mural as seen from the second floor.

Estimate Location :

Latitude : 1.5584035301556047

Longitude : 110.3445522488255

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Plaza Merdeka Fossil Mural PokeStop

Plaza Merdeka Fossil Mural PokeStop at The Plaza Merdeka Shopping Mall Kuching as shown in the map in Pokemon Go game.

The “Plaza Merdeka Fossil Mural” PokéStop is located at the rear court of Plaza Merdeka Shopping Mall. It is right in front of the H&M Store Outlet at the ground floor. This PokéStop is accessible by shoppers at all nearby retail shop in the Mall and part of the hotel guest of the Waterfront Hotel. Occasionally there will be GPS accuracy issue on accessing this PokéStop due to densely packed Mall.

This PokéStop have possible overlapping with the “Merdeka Plaza Water Fountain” PokéStop, making it possible for a farming spot within the Mall. The “Plaza Merdeka Fountain” PokéStop is also within walking distance. During peak hours, all three PokéStop within the Mall is lure activated to create a spawn frenzy. Pokemon Go Trainers can catch Pokemon while shopping.

Be aware of your surroundings when wander and catch, as the Mall can be quite packed when come to peak hours. The radius of this PokéStop is not easily accessible to the nearby busy roads, hence make it still rather safe.

This PokéStop have chances to spawn Psyduck, Eevee, Magikarp, and bunch of Pidgey Ratata.