Kuching was the administrative capital throughout the times of the Brunei sultanate, the White Rajahs of Sarawak, and during the British Colonial rule before Sarawak joined the Malaysian Federation in 1963. The rich history of the city is showcased throughout Kuching, as you can see various historical landmarks such as the Old Court House, the Astana, and Fort Margherita, dotted along the city’s landscapes, telling tales of long ago that are still being passed down from generation to generation.


Blessed with a tropical rainforest climate with temperatures ranging between 19 °C to 36 °C, Kuching is also well-known for its rainfall. With an average annual rainfall of approximately 4,200 millimetres, Kuching experiences up to 247 rainy days per year and is averaged as the wettest populated area in Malaysia. The wettest times are during the North-East Monsoon months of November to February, while the dry season for Kuching begins from June till August.


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Places To Go

Fairy Cave Nature Reserve
The Fairy Cave is the largest cave entrance in the Kuching area and is a few minutes away from Wind Cave by coach. Access requires a bit of exertion, and visitors should expect a climb using concrete steps rising about 100 feet with a further set of wooden steps to the main chamber.

Old Kuching Courthouse
A beautiful heritage building that reflects the history of Sarawak, the Old Courthouse is one of the best preserved colonial buildings in Sarawak. The Courthouse was built in 1871 as the seat of Sarawak’s government, and served as the location for all Council Negeri meetings until 1973.

Sarawak Cultural Village
Sarawak's living museum, the Sarawak Cultural Village is the best destination to learn about the diverse communities and cultures in Sarawak. Visitors to the village will be given a cutural passport which they can stamp at the different houses highlighting each ethnic group in Sarawak.
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Places To Eat

Annuar BBQ Steamboat
Annuar BBQ Steamboat is located at Jalan Persiaran Ban Hock, and offers halal buffet style steamboat. The restaurant serves a variety of meat and seafood choices for the selection of its guests at an affordable price.

Bukit Mata Seafood, Top Spot Food Court
Bukit Mata Seafood also known as Top Spot Food Court is an open air seafood food court. Housing various restaurants, Top Spot is one of the most popular seafood eateries among locals and tourists alike due to the wide variety of fresh seafood and its close proximity to the city centre.

Bako Seafood Restaurant
Bako Seafood Restaurant is one of the more famous places to enjoy fresh seafood at an affordable price in Kuching. Located by the river of the small Kampung Hijrah, the restaurant may look like an old coffeeshop, but do not be tricked by its appearance as the chef cooking at this restaurant has had years of experience cooking in Miri seafood restaurants and hotels in Brunei.
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Places To Shop

AEON MALL Kuching Central
AEON Mall Kuching Central is is one of the newer shopping malls in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia which located at Jalan Datuk Patinggi Ahmad Zaidi Adruce. With an array of anchor tennants such as Uniqlo, retail stores including Kaison and Toys 'R' Us, footwear firms like Skechers, the 100-yen store Daiso, chain stores such as Sasa and Watsons.

Boulevard Shopping Mall
Phase I of the mall was opened on 22 December 2007. It is a new regional mall located along Jalan Datuk Tawi Sli in the 4th Mile area. The major tenant is the Boulevard Department Store & Hypermarket. Phase II was opened on 1 June 2012, with more than 150 retail shops.

CityONE Megamall
CityONE Megamall is one of the newer shopping malls established in Kuching, and houses many retail outlets with Golden Screen Cinemas and Celebrity Fitness as its anchor tenants. There is also a wide variety of eating outlets available at both wings of the Mall, making it an ideal place for people looking for a place to relax with friends and family.
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