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Kuching Travel Guide, Malaysia

Experiencing the world of Kuching, Malaysia

Being the capital of Sarawak, the state of East Malaysia, Kuching is one of the highly populated and admired tourist destinations. Kuching is the most populous Sarawak city that emerged as a great and vibrant city in the whole region. It is also considered to be one of the biggest cities on the beautiful island of the Borneo along with being the fourth-largest city of Malaysia. The place got its status as a wonderful city in the year 1988 and is also popularly called as the “Cat City”.

The tourists can conveniently ride on the sampan around the Sarawak River in order to enjoy the gorgeous and mind boggling sight of the Malay Villages and their mountainous background. Kuching is one of the greatest starting tips in order to explore the East Malaysian state and there are a large number of views as well that draws the attention of the travelers. The Petra Jaya State Mosque and the Sarawak Museum are some of the excellent tourist attractions that one cannot miss to visit.

Because of the relative isolation of this place, the Chinese shop houses, mosques and temples, the great architecture, the Kuching Waterfront Oark, Fort Margherita and the Brooke age buildings are highly admired by the tourists. Kuching is also a famous travel destination due to the easy-to-reach national parks it offers.

Some of the most visited parks in Kuching include Kubah and Tanjung Datu National Park, the Gunung Gading parks and the Semenggoh Orang Utan Sanctuary. In its northern regions, one may also feel elated by visiting the Damai Peninsula and Bako National Park. As the name spells “Damai”, it fills one’s heart with fascination as one can experience the magnificent sights on the white sandy beaches. Its Mount Santubong and plush tropical rainforests are worth experiencing as well.

Damai is also widely popular for hosting the other high-class hotels of Damai Lagoon Resort, Santubong Kuching Resort and Holiday Inn Resort Damai Beach. Each of these resorts are featured with their own landscapes, serene beaches, sport activities like water-skiing, tennis, jet skiing and windsurfing and swimming pools to provide luxury and comfort to all the travelers.

Tourists will definitely get amused by the wide variety of pleasure activities and the sumptuous food offered in Kuching. Discovering the village lifestyle and ethnic culture of this place will also ensure a great time for the tourists. So, plan your next trip to Kuching, Malaysia and have a stay in total bliss.

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