Get an in-depth experience into the various vibrant cultures of Sarawak by experiencing the Sarawak Cultural Village.
With limited time on our hands, it is difficult to truly learn and explore a new culture and connect with its traditions and values. Thankfully, the existence of places such as the Sarawak Culture Village makes it possible for you to gain a vast amount of knowledge pertaining to local culture. Join us for a tour of the award-winning living museum which offers an insightful introduction to Sarawak culture and goes as far as to claim that you can “see Sarawak in half a day”. Jump at the chance to understand what makes the local culture so unique and engrave the sensations felt throughout the entire tour into your memory as they are worth their weight in gold.
Your journey would take you to the foothill of the legendary Mount Santubong, fronting the South China Sea. A majestic sight to behold, the mountain piles on your mounting excitement and will get you hyped up for the next part of the tour. You will discover that the village is also called a “Living Museum” due to the fact that locals live in various houses in the village and even create their own unique handicrafts and snacks. Each handicraft is made with a meticulously by crafters who had years of practice to perfect their art, leaving you in awe of their talent.
A walk through the village would reveal seven houses representing the different ethnic houses in Sarawak—Bidayuh Longhouse, Iban Longhouse, Penan Hut, Orang Ulu Longhouse, Melanau Tall House, Malay House and Chinese Farm House. Fill your time by observing the lifestyle, arts and crafts; clothing and traditional games of each of the seven major cultures in Sarawak. Prepare to be entertained with a fascinating performance of the cultural dances at the village theatre. Aside from these attractions, you may also find a good restaurant as well as a handicraft shop within the village for you to purchase some items as keepsakes.