|| Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Kuching is situated at the banks of the Sarawak River on the North-Western part of
the island of Borneo. It is the largest city in the entire Borneo and placed in the
fourth place for the biggest city in Malaysia. It is also known as the City of Kuching.
Kuching is very attractive. Most tourists go to Sarawak just to explore Kuching.
It has many tourist attractions offered to locals as well as visitors. If you want
to get up close and understand more about the multi cultures in Kuching, the best
thing to do is to go visit the temples and mosques around the city. One of the famous
temples in Kuching is the Tua Pek Kong Temple. This temple is the oldest Chinese temple
in Kuching and is easily access almost anywhere in Kuching. After a visit to the
Chinese temple, you can go to visit the Muslims mosque. There are two main mosques
in Kuching, namely the Kuching City mosque and Masjid Jamek. Both mosques are packed
with devotees performing prayers expecially on Fridays.
For all of you adventurous people out there, Kuching offer a lot of activities that
bring you a step closer to the nature. There are national parks around including
Gunung Gading National Park and Kubah National Park. There are more activities that
have to be done or else your visit to Kuching is incomplete. They are Longhouse Adventure,
Kuching Kayaking, visit to Borneo Highlands, fish feeding and more.
A tour or a travel is never complete if you have not tasted their local delicacies.
Thus, remember to have a taste of all the popular Kuching's food. They are Sarawak Laksa,
Kolok Mee, Mee Sapi, Manok Pansoh, Nasik Aruk, just to name a few. After filling your
stomach, souvenirs are the next thing to get. The best places to have these shopping
experiences are Sunday Market and Main Bazaar. If you are looking for accommodation,
Kuching is not letting you down. They are various kinds of hotels from budget ones to
high end luxurious hotels. Of course, there are camping sites available if you are to
visit and overnight in the national parks.
The best way to go to Kuching is by flight. To go around in Kuching, you can
rent a car, take a bus or hail a taxi. Do take note that the main bus terminal
in Kuching is located opposite to the old mosque. However, the best way to
sightseeing in Kuching is by bicycles and by foot.