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Natural Parks & Forests
Silver Jubilee Park
Landmarks & Monuments
Commemorates (you guessed it) the billionth barrel of crude oil produced at the Seria field, a landmark reached in 1991...
Museums & Galleries
Puts an 'edutainment' spin on the oil industry. Likely to appeal to young science buffs and Shell employees. About 700m northwest of the bus station.
The low ridge 2km southeast of the town centre was the site of Malaysia’s first oil well, the Grand Old Lady , drilled in 1910...
Beaches, Islands & Waterfronts
Miri has a passable beach and recreation park with food centre at Taman Selera Beach. The food centre juts out into the sea for perfect sunset dining.
Said to be the largest Taoist temple in Southeast Asia. Built in 2000, the design features intricate dragon reliefs brought from China. A huge new Chinese temple is being built right nearby...
Markets & Bazaars
One of the most colourful and friendly markets in Sarawak...
The Petroleum Museum has a few interesting displays on the source of the city’s wealth.
Lambir Hills National Park is the closest primary rainforest to Miri (around 30km south) and it makes for a pleasant day trip out of the city...
Parks & Gardens
Decked out in coloured lights at night, this 10.4-hectare park’s Chinese- and Malay-style gardens and ponds are great for a romantic stroll...
Squares & Plazas
The wide courtyard of the Tua Pek Kong Temple is a good spot to watch the river traffic float by.
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