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Sarawak Orchid Garden

Lorong Foo Chow | Kampung Astana, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
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Incredible place, for free!

We stumbled upon this by accident after crossing the bridge and attempting to walk to Mira cake... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Puggle73
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Beautiful

I really like this orchid garden. I have some stunning pics from these incredibly beautiful plants... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Eric v
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Lorong Foo Chow | Kampung Astana, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this by accident after crossing the bridge and attempting to walk to Mira cake house. We decided to have a look and it was beautiful. Well maintained gardens, incredible orchids and a peaceful spot to spend an hour or two. And no...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I really like this orchid garden. I have some stunning pics from these incredibly beautiful plants. Perhaps the entrance could be be enhanced and the F&B offering needs a major overhaul. This is certainly not of a great standard. The people are very friendly though...More

Thank Eric v
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went across the bridge and walked the 100m or so to the gardens which are free to enter. There are many different varieties of orchids which are loving cared for. The gardens are immaculate. You can walk around for an hour enjoying them. It's...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plan 30 mins to observe the whole garden. It is not the biggest orchid collection in the world, but the variety is good, and all the flowers are wonderful. Not far from Main bazaar, so worth the visit

Thank Alexey A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful FREE entry, gardens just 100m across from the new footbridge. Beautifully cared for with a wide variety of Orchids.

Thank Jos1966
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You can walk across the new pedestrian bridge or take a 1r ferry across the river. The orchid garden is about 100m from the bridge. The garden has an outdoor area and a "cooling" area that is enclosed. It is a nice way to spend...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Its tricky to find. All the Kuching maps we had were inaccurate, but a friendly guard pointed us in the right direction. It takes about an hour to wander round. Its quite informal, unlike the orchid gardens in Singapore, but we liked that. Entrance was...More

Thank lesley k
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Beautiful gardens just across the new footbridge. Beautifully cared for with a wide variety of Orchids.

Thank Stephen L
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We crossed the new golden bridge and visited the orchid garden. This place is totally incredible with so many orchids. It is very well-maintained. We recommend this free visit !

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Everyone who is fascinated by orchids needs to visit the orchid park. Since the new bridge in Kuching has been built, the park is reachable within minutes. A good 200 meters from the bridge on the right side of the road is the entrance to...More

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Eka M
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Reviewed this attraction rick_81_a... Wyee, Australia 0 Votes just stand and wait at the ramp opposite the "ASTINA"?( which is on the opposite bank), a 'sampan' ( water taxi) will come and collect you. The same will happen... More
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Response from Chin V | Reviewed this property |
No entrance fee. It's free of charge.
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Response from Ali575 | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember the opening hours but definitely take a little ferry across the river and walk. It is not far at all. You can't go in but you can see the Astana and Chief Ministers residence on either side of the road. The... More
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