The group of women at Tanoti are the only people to practise a distinct Sarawakian form of songket weaving, a way of creating embroidered fabrics. Visitors are welcome to visit the workshop and see the weaving, but …
As well as her own Bidayuh beadwork pieces – most of which have been displayed in an exhibition in Singapore – Juliana sells quality rattan mats made by Penan artists (RM780) and pua kumba Iban woven cloths. The int…
Down the back of this souvenir shop you can find an excellent selection of Sarawakian specialities such as pepper (black and white), laksa paste, sambal, Bario rice and even tuak (rice wine).
Specialises in English-language books on Borneo, history of Sarawak and natural history. Also carries Sarawak maps and a few travel guides. Doubles as a money changer.
A good selection of wine, snack food, chocolate, toiletries and nappies.
This fine little boutique has a well-chosen selection of made-in-Sarawak fabrics and clothing in both traditional and modern Orang Ulu–inspired designs, including silk sarongs and men’s batik shirts.
An old-style mall with a few stylish clothing shops. It houses the Tun Jugah Foundation, a textile museum, on the fourth floor.
A capacious modern bookshop with a big selection of English titles, including works by local authors.
This mall houses a department store, pharmacy and ATMs as well as a bowling alley and cineplex.