10. Sarawak Museum
The Sarawak Museum, which straddles both sides of Jln Tun Abang Haji Openg, has one of Southeast Asia’s greatest collections. The ancient wing, which opened in 1891, is styled after a Normandy townhouse. It includes an outstanding ethnographic collection, some excellent natural history exhibits, and a focus on Sarawak’s oil sector. On the first level, there is a wonderful display of traditional woodcarvings.
9. Cat Museum, Petra Jaya
When you’re in Kuching, the city of cats, you should surely make a visit to the Cat Museum. If you enjoy cats, this is a bonus. In the museum, you may find virtually anything that has to do with cats. One fascinating detail about the museum is that the cat relics on display were initially presented in the National Museum in Kuala Lumpur in 1987. The entire exhibition was then relocated to Kuching, and the gallery was officially opened to the public in 1988. Articles, paintings, posters, toys, and many cat sculptures abound in the museum.
8. Similajau National Park
Similajau National Park displays the distinctive physical characteristics of the Sarawak coastline north of Bintulu, including a sequence of golden sandy beaches interrupted by tiny rocky headlands and jungle streams and flanked by lush green forest. During the dry season (about February to October), when the emerald green waters are crystal clean and excellent for swimming, the 8,996-hectare park is at its finest.
7. Siniawan Night Market
Siniawan Night Market is a night market in tiny village, located 21 kilometres from Kuching, is a lovely spot to spend an evening dining and drinking. Chinese lanterns light the street below, which is lined with old wooden homes. Pitcher plant rice, also known as Lemang Periuk Kera in the locality, is one of the ‘trademark’ dishes available here, along with other traditional Chinese, Malay, and Dayak fare. Also suggested are the Lui Teh and Ngo Hiang.
6. Niah National Park
Niah National Park is located to the Niah Caves limestone cave and archaeological site, which is located in Miri Division, Sarawak, Malaysia. It includes a forest trek, an Iban longhouse, and cave exploration. It also offers some fascinating and stunning views. As early as 40,000 years ago, the region was a major centre of human habitation, with one of the world’s biggest cave openings, Palaeolithic and Neolithic burial sites, and iron-age cave paintings.
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4. Sarawak Cultural Village ( Kampung Budaya Sarawak )
Sarawak Cultural Village is a 17-acre award-winning Living Museum located just across from Damai Beach Resort and Hotels. Every major ethnic group in Sarawak is represented, including the Bidayuh, Iban, Orang Ulu, Penan, Melanau, Malay, and Chinese. Members of ethnic groups dressed in traditional garb and performing traditional activities staff all buildings. The employees play the role of storytellers, describing and interpreting our way of life.
3. Bako National Park
Bako National Park is a national park in Sarawak, Malaysia, located in the Kuching Division. It is Sarawak’s oldest national park, having been established in 1957. It is one of Sarawak’s top sites for wildlife viewing. As a result, the animals at Bako are accustomed to being around people. As a consequence, tourists may expect to encounter animals virtually every time they visit.
2. Gunung Mulu National Park
Gunung Mulu National Park, in the Malaysian state of Sarawak on Borneo’s island, is notable for its high biodiversity as well as its karst characteristics. Gunung Mulu, a 2,376-meter-high sandstone pinnacle, dominates the park, which is the world’s most researched tropical karst region. The geological Melinau Formation has an unique concentration of caves, reflecting a 1.5 million-year geological history.
1. Kuching Waterfront
Kuching Waterfront is the most visited attraction in the capital city. The esplanade runs for roughly 900 metres along the Sarawak River’s south bank. There are food kiosks, a restaurant, a cafe, and street food hawkers strewn throughout the length of it. Many of the colonial-era structures shown here have been repurposed for modern usage. The Chinese History Museum, Sarawak Steamship Building, and Square Tower are the three structures.
Sarawak, a Malaysian state in Borneo, spans along the island’s northwest coast, with several South China Sea beaches. It’s recognised for its interior’s rough, thick jungle, much of which is protected parkland. Kuching, the capital, is a busy metropolis on the Sarawak River. The Astana, the former palace of the White Rajahs, and Fort Margherita, designed to combat pirates, are among the city’s 19th-century monuments.