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Penang

Penang is the name of an island in the Straits of Malacca, and also of one of the states of Malaysia, located on the north-west coast of peninsular Malaysia. Penang is the second smallest state in Malaysia after Perlis, and the eighth most populous. A resident of Penang is colloquially known as a Penangite. The city Georgetown is the 2nd biggest city in Malaysia and traveller′s hub.

Cherating

Cherating is the only real backpacker hub at the east coast of the peninsula on the mainland. Offering plenty of affordable chalets and a relaxed atmosphere, it is good place to stop for a night or two on the way up or down the east coast. The beach itself is not that spectacular and misses the palm directly at the beach. But it has a good vibe and few things you can do like taking a tour or renting a kayak up the river into the mangroves. There is also an active surfer scene when the waves are right. Cherating is located about 30km or 1h by local bus north of Kuantan.

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Kuching, Malaysia

Sarawak Cultural Village

address: Sarawak Cultural Village, Pantai Damai, Santubong, P.O.Box 2632, 93752 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. Tel: (6082) 846 411
Sarawak_Cultural_Village.jpg, Sarawak Cultural Village is tucked away on the foothills of Mount Santubong at Damai Beach, 35 km north from Kuching. It is also known as a living museum.
Sarawak Cultural Village (photo: jeromewongphotography.com)
photo: Flickr user jesse haye
Sarawak Cultural Village is tucked away on the foothills of Mount Santubong at Damai Beach, 35 km north from Kuching. It is also known as a living museum.

Among others you can find houses built by the different people of Sarawak - Orang Ulu, Bidayauh, Iban and Melanau - as well as Chinese and Malay houses. It is also the location of the famous Rainforest World Music Festival every july.

Entrance Fee
RM 50 (Adult) / RM 50 including lunch (Sarawak Ethnic Kitchen)
RM 25 (Child : 6-12 years old)
Free for Children aged under 6.

Entrance Fee including lunch*
RM 75 including lunch
RM 40 (Child : 6-12 years old)

*Sarawak Ethnic Kitchen: Steamed White Rice, Chicken Cooked in Bamboo, Fish Cooked with Golden Brinjal, Beef cooked with wild ginger root, Wild Pern Pumpkin cooked with coconut, Fresh Raw Fish With Lime, Local Fruit and cordial drink.

Opening hours:
0900 - 1700 daily

They are two Cultural Shows per day:
1130 - 1215
1600 - 1645

map
arieal view and map of Sarawak Cultural Village

 


entrance to the Cultural Village image: Google Street View

 

Links:

Website Sarawak Cultural Village
Rainforest World Music Festival


Rainforest World Music Festival

The Sarawak Cultural Village location of the renowned Rainforest World Music Festival every july.

More information: Rainforest World Music Festival

Related Flyers / Brochures

Sarawak Cultural Village

brochure of Sarawak Cultural Village with the various types village house and a park map
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The content and images of this flyer / brochure are courtesy of: © Sarawak Cultural Village It was released sometime around 2010. Some information might not be up-to-date anymore.

Santubong Jungle Trek, Sarawak

flyer for The Santubong Jungle Trek located near the Sarawak Cultural Village, 5min from Damai Beach, including a trail map
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The content and images of this flyer / brochure are courtesy of: © unknown It was released sometime around 2010. Some information might not be up-to-date anymore.


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