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Sarawak Museum
saramuseum.GIF (8697 bytes)The Sarawak Museum, located in Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, is one of Asia's finest. It houses a collection of Bornean ethnological and archaeological items and an exhibition featuring a reconstruction of the great Niah Caves, with remains of the Neolithic people who lived in the Caves. Closed on Fridays and public holidays.

The Sunday Open Market A vast variety of handicraft items are available in Kuching--woodcarvings, beadwork, bamboo and rattan products, and woven cloth, hats, baskets, sleeping mats and pottery, all created in the distinctive designs peculiar to each ethnic group. The Sunday Open Market is a particularly enjoyable spot to browse.

Outside of Kuching Skrang River Safari
The safari takes you on a four-hour journey along the Skrang River, occasionally shooting the rapids, to the Iban longhouses. Their traditional ceremonies include an offering of rice wine to their guests.

Pepper Plantations
Sarawak is Malaysia's largest exporter of pepper. Pepper plantations can be seen along the Kuching-Serian Road.

The Sarawak Cultural Village and Heritage Centre
A living museum located at Santubong, the Sarawak Cultural Village conserves and portrays the multi-faceted cultures and customs of ethnic groups such as the Ibans, Bidayuhs, and Melanaus. The Heritage Centre is an integral part of the cultural village, which offers traditional arts of Sarawakians. Opening hours: 9.00am -5.00pm. Cultural Show: 2.00pm-3.00pm. Fees: Adults:RM45; Children (6-12 years) - RM22.50. Below 6 - Free.

Santubong Fishing Village
Santubong is attractive not only because of its good beach resort; it has also captured the interest of archaeologists who have discovered Hindu and Buddhist influences around the Santubong River estuary. Also, history reveals that the discovery of gold made it an important trading center during the "golden" era of the seventh and thirteenth century AD.

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