Built by Charle Brooke in 1880 to take control of the Upper Rejang, this wooden fort – built of belian – was renamed in 1925 to honour...
Kapit’s waterfront is lined with ferries, barges, longboats and floating docks, all swarming with people. Porters carry impossibly heavy...
Some of the goods unloaded at the waterfront end up in this colourful covered market. It’s a chatty, noisy hive of grass-roots commerce,...
Soon Kit Café
An old-time kopitiam (coffee shop) with laksa (RM5) in the morning and excellent chicken rice (RM5.50).
Jln Hospital · interesting places nearby
Kapit Museum information
Housed in the civic centre (Dewan Suarah), the somewhat tired exhibits include a relief map of area longhouses; displays on Orang Ulu groups, the Iban and the Chinese, and on their traditional crafts; badly stuffed jungle creatures; and an aerial photo of Kapit taken in 1977 (in the last room).