Faces of
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital and the largest city of Malaysia. Being a young city (founded only in 1857) it developed fast into a bustling metropolis of 1.5 million people (6 million including the satellite cities in the Klang Valley). Kuala Lumpur, or simply KL (as it is it called by Malaysians), literally means “muddy estuary” in Bahasa Malaysia. With good and cheap accommodation, great shopping and even better food in this multi-cultural melting pot, increasing numbers of travellers are discovering this little gem of a city.
Having been in the shadow of other big cities in the region like Bangkok and Singapore, KL was put back on the map for good with the opening the Petronas Twin Towers in 1997, until 2004 the highest and still one of the most impressive buildings in the world. Though, the sights are not what makes this city unique, it’s KL itself and it’s mixture of people and visitors.

Tioman

Largest island of Malaysias east coast. It’s located 32km off the coast and is some 20km long and 12km wide and the highest peak is Gunung Kajang with 1038m. In the 70ies TIME magazine selected Tioman as one the world’s most beautiful islands but lost some flair in recent years due to do development. The island has eight main villages, many beaches and is densely forested and is surrounded by numerous coral reefs, making it a scuba diving haven.

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 Kuching

B & B Inn

located in the city centre, one of the longest running hostels in Kuching

Beds Guesthouse

Beds Guesthouse, located in the heart of Kuching's China Town, just a 15 minute walk from the City centre.

Attractions

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.

Sarawak Cultural Village, Kuching

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.

Attractions

Bukit Gasing, Kuala Lumpur

Bukit Gasing is a hill and a green oasis surround by dense civilization right at the border between Petaling Jaya (PJ) and Kuala Lumpur (KL). It is popular by local residents for trekking on the weekends

Datai Beach, Langkawi

Langkawis most exclusiv beach in the north-west of the island. Home to the super-exclusiv Datai and Andaman Resorts