The state capital of Sarawak and the largest city on the island of Borneo, Kuching is a bustling, diverse city which has old colonial buildings and modern towers and houses. With the Sarawak River on one side, the city has street food vendors and locals selling handicrafts and paintings. It has 19th century landmarks like The Astana (former palace of White Rajas) and Fort Margherita along with wildlife sanctuaries with rich flora and fauna.
Kuching provides the tourists with some exciting city attractions like the palace and fort constructed by the White Maharajas and the first museum in the world dedicated to just cats! It has various temples, mosques and churches and is also one of the major destinations to explore Sarawak’s wildlife.
Like any other city culture, food is an integral part of Kuching. But what is different about Kuching's cuisine is its famous Laksa Sarawak and Kueh Lapis served in popular cafes and restaurants and even on the streets.
Kuching also gives the visitors a chance to relax near the Waterfront Promenade and soak in the life of the local people and shop local handicrafts. Therefore, Kuching is the destination for people who are looking for a leisure trip in a bustling city which is very hospitable and welcoming.
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