Harmony Arch


An ornate arch that marks the official entrance to Kuching's Chinatown district.

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Nearby Kuching attractions

1. Sarawak Textile Museum

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Housed in a ‘colonial Baroque’–style building constructed in 1909, this museum displays some superb examples of traditional Sarawakian textiles, including…

2. Hiang Thian Siang Temple

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This temple, rebuilt shortly after the fire of 1884, serves the Teochew congregation as a shrine to Shang Di (the Emperor of Heaven). On the 15th day of…

3. Hin Ho Bio

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It's easy to miss this temple, tucked away on the roof of the Kuching Hainan Association. Go up the staircase to the top floor and you'll come to a vivid…

4. Ranee Museum

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Opened in 2018, this excellent museum focuses on the colourful and exciting times of Ranee Margaret of Sarawak. Born Margaret Alice Lili de Windt in Paris…

5. Old Court House Complex

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The Old Court House was built in the late 19th century to serve as the city’s administrative centre. It now houses a cafe and bar, the excellent Ranee…

6. St Thomas’s Cathedral

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Facing Padang Merdeka (Independence Sq) and its monumental kapok tree, Kuching’s Anglican cathedral (1954) has a mid-20th-century look and, inside, a…

7. Old Anglican Cemetery

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A number of the gravestones here – there are just a few dozen – go back to the 1840s.