Old Anglican Cemetery


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

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1. 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…

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. 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…

4. Bishop's House

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Kuching’s oldest building, the Bishop's House was constructed – in 1849, with admirable solidness – by a German shipwright.

5. Harmony Arch

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

6. Sarawak Textile Museum


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

7. Kapok Tree

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Huge and ancient tree on Padang Merdeka (Independence Sq).

8. Hong San Si Temple

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Thought to date to around 1840, this fine Hokkien Chinese temple with intricate rooftop dragons was fully restored in 2004. There's a big celebration here…