Faces of
Malaysia
Langkawi

Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea, some 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia. The islands are a part of Malaysia’s Kedah state, but are adjacent to the Thai border. By far the largest of the islands is the eponymous Pulau Langkawi with a population of about 45,000. The island is a declared duty-free zone.

The peak season is from December to March when moonson at the eastcoast shuts down most of the Islands there (Perhentian etc.). This makes Langkawi a good island alternative during that time period. Generally though, Langkawi can be visited all year around.

Ipoh

Ipoh is the apital of the state of Perak and the fourth largest city of peninsular Malaysia with a population of 760,000 (Metro area: 1.4 Mil). It is scenically located amoung karst limestone hills in the Kinta Valley, about 2 1/2 hours north of Kuala Lumpur. The city is somehow forgotten by most travellers in Malaysia, however it has a lot to offer with many colonial buildings and shophouses (it used to be a very rich city around the turn of the 19th century due to tin mining) and the nature (hills, caves) around. Among Malaysians it is known for good food like the popular Ipoh Chicken Rice.

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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
[click here for details or click images below to enlarge]
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
[click here for details or click images below to enlarge]
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.


Hotels in in Kuching
HOSTELS
in Kuching
B & B Inn
located in the city centre, one of the longest running hostels in Kuching
Marco Polo
Guesthouse in Kuching's historical Chinatown
Attractions
Attractions

Redang Marine Park Centre Pulau Pinang, Pulau Redang

The Marine Park on Pulau Pinang, a small island just off Redang Island, offers great snorkeling is part of every Redang Snorkeling package

Sarawak Museum, Kuching

Sarawak state museum complex including the Ethnology Museuem, Natural Science Museum, Art Museum, pleasant gardens, pavilions, Heroes Monument and temporary exhibitions. Free Admission.