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From glitzy and swanky malls to colourful and humble weekend markets, Sarawak holds everything a shopping addict can ever hope for. In the colourful local markets you will find rich hoard of hand woven textiles, beautiful items of pottery, intricate beaded jewellery and other paraphernalia that is unique to Sarawak.

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This is a private gallery that aims to promote local artists by featuring their contemporary paintings and selling them. It provides a great platform for the local artists to gain exposure to their work. This is the place to be if you want something off the beaten path.

Address: 94, Main Bazaar, Sarawak, Malaysia
Tel: +60 82 244346
Sarawak Craft Council

The Sarawak Craft Council is housed in the Round Tower, which is prominent historical structure of Sarawak. It features daily demonstrations of works from local artists and also handmade tribal items and other paraphernalia from the ethnic groups in Sarawak.

Address: Sarawak Handicraft Centre, 32, Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Sarawak, Malaysia
Tel: +60 82 245652
Sarawak Plaza

At the Sarawak Plaza you will find western merchandise along with the local handicrafts. It also features a pharmacy. Many useful shops can be found at the plaza.

Address: Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Sarawak, Malaysia
Borneo Headhunters Tattoo & Piercing Studio

This tattoo parlor aims to promote tattooing as an integral part of the Iban culture. It is run by the international tattoo artist Ernesto Umpie. The designs features are closely associated to the Iban culture.

Address: Ministry of Pain, 47, Jalan Wayang, Sarawak, Malaysia
Tel: +60 19 8566317
Saberkas Weekend Market

The Saberkas market takes place every weekend from Friday evening to Sunday midday. It is a vibrant and colourful market with friendly vendors who are eager to talk away of their products on sale.

Address: Near Bintang Plaza, Sarawak, Malaysia