Kuching Waterfront

The Kuching Waterfront has been transformed into a beautifully landscaped esplanade, serving as both a historical and cultural hub of the city.

This area was crucial in the founding of Kuching, and a leisurely stroll along the Waterfront allows visitors to explore its rich history.

 Historical buildings, modern sculptures, an open-air theatre, and musical fountains enhance the experience. Imagine the scene back in 1839, when English adventurer James Brooke first landed here, marking the beginning of Sarawak's unique history.

Tua Pek Kong Temple

The Tua Pek Kong Temple is the oldest Chinese temple in Sarawak, believed to have been established around 1843, with official records recognizing it since 1876. This prominent landmark is a place where the Chinese community pays homage to the Tua Pek Kong deity for peace and prosperity. The temple is conveniently located near the traffic light junction at Jalan Bazaar, making it easily accessible for visitors.

Main Bazaar

The Main Bazaar, a row of two-story shophouses, is situated on one of Kuching's oldest streets, dating back to 1864. Known today as an 'antique arcade,' this area is famous for its old-fashioned facades and a wide variety of antiques and handicrafts. Souvenir hunters will find an assortment of traditional brassware, pottery, ceramics, tribal arts, and more, making it a treasure trove for those seeking unique mementos.

Kuching Divisional Mosque

One of the most striking landmarks in Kuching, the Kuching Divisional Mosque, was completed in 1968 on the site of an old wooden mosque built in 1852. Its splendid gilded cupolas majestically rise above the Kuching skyline. Visitors are required to dress respectfully, and non-Muslims are not allowed to enter during prayer times, ensuring the sanctity and reverence of this beautiful mosque.

India Street Mall

India Street Mall is a vibrant pedestrian walkway lined with shophouses that trade colorful textiles, clothing, crockery, and other essentials. The bustling street has retained its traditional charm over the decades, and bargaining remains a common practice here.

It's an ideal place to experience local commerce and pick up unique items at reasonable prices.

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