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Chinatown, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

By on June 18, 2015 in Malaysia with 0 Comments
Chinatown, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

Besides having a ‘Little India’ Kuching also has a Chinatown…. If you have enjoyed this article then please feel free to share it using the buttons below.   Nick’s continued wanderings can be followed on Twitter: @nickswanderings.  

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Cats of Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

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Cats of Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

I have been told that Kuching means cat, however, when I put Kuching in Google Translate, and select Malay to English, I get back Kuching. However, as the town seems so opposed with cats I am going to assume the Kuching does mean cat, because if it doesn’t then all the cat sculptures, T-shirts and […]

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Colonial Buildings of Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

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Colonial Buildings of Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

Kuching has some interesting old buildings in the town, some of which, such as the General Post Office, the Old Court House, and Fort, date back to colonial times and the period of Sir James Brooke (the first White Rajah of Sarawak), and Charles Brooke the second Rajah of Sarawak. The General Post Office is […]

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India Street and surround area, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia – part 2 of 2

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India Street and surround area, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia – part 2 of 2

Just around the corner from India Street, Kuching, is a great series of little shops selling food and spices, and it is a great place to explore. The smells coming from the different spices were fantastic, and their colour was stunning. From across the road the shops don’t look like much… But once you get […]

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India Street and surrounding area, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia – part 1 of 2

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India Street and surrounding area, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia – part 1 of 2

India Street is a great part of Kuching to visit and explore. On this visit the middle of the road was closed for repairs, but all the shops were still open and I had a great time looking around and taking some photographs. No space in the shops is wasted. Every shop is full to […]

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Hiang Thian Siang Ti Temple, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

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Hiang Thian Siang Ti Temple, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

I don’t think I will ever grow tired at looking at Chinese temples as each one is unique, and there is always something different to see. In Kuching, on Carpenter Street, there is the Hiang Thian Siang Ti Temple. It is small, but like so many Chinese temples, stunning in design. FourSqaure: Hiang Thian Siang […]

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Black Bean Coffee & Tea Company, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

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Black Bean Coffee & Tea Company, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

Black Bean Coffee & Tea Company, Kuching, which is near Hong San Si Chinese Temple, is a great place to stop and pause for a drink as you explore the area. FourSquare: Black Bean Coffee & Tea Company If you have enjoyed this article then please feel free to share it using the buttons below. […]

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Hong San Si Chinese Temple, Kuching Sarawak, Malaysia – 广泽尊王神庙@风山寺

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Hong San Si Chinese Temple, Kuching Sarawak, Malaysia – 广泽尊王神庙@风山寺

You know when you are at a good authentic Chinese temple as its name appears in Chinese, and only in Chinese, on FourSquare – 广泽尊王神庙@风山寺 The Hong San Si Chinese Temple is located in Carpenter Street, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, and is a great example of a Chinese temple. The temple was renovated in 2004, with […]

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Kuching International Airport (KCH), Malaysia

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Kuching International Airport (KCH), Malaysia

Back at Kuching International Airport (KCH) – I was last here a year ago… Looking forward to my visit to Kuching as it was the first town I visited in East Malaysia nearly 2.5 years ago. Last year when I was here I discovered Chinatown, and Little India, and this time I am looking forward […]

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Topspot Food Court, 93000 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

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Topspot Food Court, 93000 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

Great meal at the Topspot Food Court in Kuching, and also a first for eating out in Malaysia, a completely ‘pick your own’ meal. The Topspot is on top of a carpark, and it is not obvious it is there. You will need to ask for directions. The meal was a first in that we […]

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