National parks in Sarawak are adorned with rich flora and fauna. Nature has bestowed its beauty on almost every city in Sarawak. National parks of Sarawak are home to many indigenous plants and animals. Also, these parks are explored not only by tourists but also by adventure enthusiasts as they offer several opportunities for adventures including jungle treks and trails, diving and cave exploring. Visit national parks in Sarawak to experience the richness of nature!
Kuching is the capital and most populated city of the East Malaysian state of Sarawak. The largest city of Borneo islands has various museums that showcase the rich history and culture of the city. In addition, many historical places such as The Astana- the palace of White Rajahs which currently is the official residence of the Governor of Sarawak and Fort Margherita are a must-visit. Sarawak waterfront and pristine beaches are also main attractions of Kuching city.Photo Credit: Creative Commons/Lunofabo
Located in northern Sarawak, Miri is the second largest city of Sarawak and a birthplace of Malaysia's petroleum industry. It is famous for not only its Petroleum Museum but also for picturesque beaches as it is close to the sea. It has garnered fame also for its exotic coral reefs recently. Lotus Hill, a Taoist Temple is the main attraction of the city.
One of the most magnificent heritage buildings in Sarawak, the Court House is located near Kuching waterfront. Originally a site of a missionary, it was later turned into a judicial administration office. Demolished in 1858, it was rebuilt in 1874 with two more additional buildings. It now houses High Court, Magistrate's Court, other government offices. Its impressive architecture and belian roof made of iron and wood suits its status. The decorations and engravings here are the reflections of local art form of Sarawak.
This temple which dates back to early 1870s is a seven-storey Pagoda in Sibu, Sarawak. A main tourist attraction of the town, the temple and its eye-catching pagoda symbolize the kindness of the deity for the worshipper. It swanks traditional Chinese design and architecture. The idol of Tua Pek Kong deity was specially sculpted and imported from Xiamen, China. Moreover, all the decors of the temple were also imported from China.