One of Sibu’s 22 community parks – most donated by Chinese clan associations – this pleasant strip of riverfront grass affords views of the wide, muddy river and its motley procession of fishing boats, tugs, timber-laden barges and ‘flying coffin’ express boats.
Nearby Sarawak attractions
1. Swan Monument
A statue of the emblem of Sibu: the swan, an ancient Chinese symbol of good fortune and health.
2. Sibu Gateway
This paved and grassy area acts as the symbolic 'gateway' to the city, with illuminated fountains, gardens and two swan statues.
3. Tua Pek Kong Temple
A modest wooden structure existed on the site of this colourful riverfront Taoist temple as far back as 1871; it was rebuilt in 1897 but badly damaged by…
4. Sibu Heritage Centre
Housed in an airy, circular municipal complex built in 1960, this excellent museum explores the captivating history of Sarawak and Sibu. Panels, rich in…
5. Rex Cinema
Gloriously faded art deco architecture.
6. Lau King Howe Memorial Museum
One glance at this rather bizarre medical museum’s exhibits and you’ll be glad saving your life never required the application of early-20th-century…
7. Bawang Assan Longhouse Village
An Iban village one hour downstream from Sibu (by road the trip takes just 40 minutes), Bawang Assan has nine ‘hybrid’ longhouses (longhouses that combine…