Revealing a side of Asia unlike anywhere else, Sarawak offers an alternative for those seeking humble authenticity far from the tourist-trap clichés.
With a combined total floor of 31,000sqm approx., it is the second largest museum in Southeast Asia. Looking at thus stunning golden structure, one cannot help being mesmerised. This world-class museum aims to be a globally engaged museum of history and heritage centre.
Sarawak Cultural Village is an award-winning Living Museum that spans across 17-acres of land just across from Damai Beach Resort and Hotels, Experience Sarawak in Half-a-day at Sarawak Cultrural Village and learn about the local culture and lifestyles of the various ethnic groups in Sarawak.
Fairy Cave (also known as Gua Pari) is an impressive ahow cave near the former gold mining settlement of Bau and about 40km from Kuching, Sarawak.
Orangutans are found only in Borneo and Sumatra, and Sarawak has he wild population of these intllignet ginger apes. You are sure to meet one at the Matang Wildlife Centre on the western corner of the Kubah National Park. The centre’s 180 hectares of lowland forest provides natural surroundings for orang utans and other local fauna.
Gunung Gading is home to the world’s lagest flower, the rafflesia, which can grow up to one metre in diameter. When in bloom the flower gives off a nasty smell which attracts flies and other insects. The rafflesia has no specific season but the rainy season but the rainy season provides better blooming frequencies. It takes nine months to mature and flowering lasts only 4 or 5 days before dying.
The Old Court House Complex, it was built in 1871 as the seat of Sarawak’s government, and was used for this purpose as late as 1973.