One of the most popular cities in Malaysia, Kuching is a cultural and heritage hub. With several ancient sites, historic monuments, museums, parks, gardens, and cafes, this is a must-visit destination for an enthralling trip. The diverse cultural and ethnic background of this place attracts tourists from all over the world. If you're already wondering about places to stay in Kuching, your search ends with OYO. Kuching hotels are known to serve their guests with best service and warmth.
Places to visit in and around Kuching
Kuching Waterfront - Among the most popular places of tourist interest, Kuching waterfront is a beautiful spot that offers a mesmerizing view of the Kuching River. This stunning waterfront stretches for around 1 kilometer and is a perfect place to spend a peaceful evening amidst natural beauty. Sit over the edge, take a stroll along the waterfront or just grab your camera and capture the blissful surroundings. OYO 44017 L&C Premium Stay and OYO 971 Nova Kuching Hotel are some of the best stay options located near the Kuching Waterfront.
Tua Pek Kong - The oldest Chinese temple in the region, Tua Pek Kong is a significant landmark of Kuching. Located near the Kuching waterfront, this majestic temple attracts tourists not only from within the city but across the world. The temple offers a deep insight into the cultural heritage and the glorious past of the city. Tua Pek Kong also hosts several festivities annually which adds to the charm of this historic temple.
Fort Margherita and Brooke Gallery - The magnificent Fort Margherita is situated on the northern banks of the Sarawak River and houses the Brooke Gallery. The gallery displays an extensive collection of historical documents and ancient artifacts. A visit to this fort is a must for every art enthusiast and history buff.
Must-try Dishes in Kuching
Kuching has several restaurants, cafes, and bars that are flocked by both locals and tourists throughout the year. These restaurants serve mouth-watering delicacies to tantalize your taste buds. Among the most popular restaurants in the region is the Jambu Restaurant & Lounge. Here, you must try garlic-soused escargots, and grilled fish and steaks. The Dyak is another major name in the list of the best places to eat in Kuching, with fermented durian and tuak being its specialty. If you are a seafood lover, you must head to Ling Loong Seafood and grab their most famous dishes which include chili crab, peppered squid, and oyster omelet.
Once you are in Kuching, you can explore the entire city on foot or by local buses. Also, if you wish to visit the north side of the Sarawak River, you can take a ferry or an express boat from Kuching to approach the north side.
OYO Hotels Kuching is an ideal accommodation option for a pleasant and hassle-free stay. OYO Hotels offer amenities like well-furnished rooms, clean bathrooms, TV, AC, and free Wi-Fi. Proximity to popular places of interest makes OYO Hotels the best option for your stay in Kuching.