Nicknamed “Swan City,” Sibu’s heavy Chinese influence makes it one of the most culturally rich and interesting destinations in Sarawak. Avoid the booking fees on your next flight to Sibu by booking online with Royal Brunei Airlines.
Culture in Sibu
Go on a cultural excursion of Sibu, first visiting the colourful Tua Pek Kong Temple, which features an ornate seven-storey pagoda. Climb the tower and enjoy exquisite views over the city. Next, head to the Swan Monument, an icon of Sibu, and a Chinese symbol for good luck. Finally, head to the riverfront community park, Rejang Esplanade, and watch the river traffic make its way along the waters.
Museums in Sibu
Expand your local knowledge with a tour of Sibu’s fascinating museums. First, visit the Sibu Heritage Centre and explore its collection of artefacts from the ethnic groups of the Rejang region. Explore the Chinese heritage of Sibu and its many other cultural influences. Then, head to the Lau King Howe Memorial Museum, the only medical museum in Malaysia, and enjoy its interesting displays of now-retired medical equipment. In the evening, walk a few blocks east to find the Sibu Night Market. The market is open every evening until midnight and is alive with merchants selling their beautiful wares and culinary treats.
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