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Address: Jalan Pantai Damai, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
Phone Number:
6082846108
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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US$ 53.00*
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Half-Day Sarawak Bidayuh Longhouse Experience from Kuching City
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Sarawak Cultural Village Tour from Kuching
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Sarawak Cultural Village from Kuching City

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Great oportunity to see how aborigional people of Borneo used to live. Good organized, great costumes, and easy to get to the village from Kuching. Just make sure at what time the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Bandar Seri Begawan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We learned so much about the tribes in Sarawak within a single trip. They have a fabulous show as well as Traditional Rumah (Houses) of each tribe for a "fell" experience. The people are really friendly and helpful.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

All you need to know about Sarawak's ethnics is under one roof, amazing experience, wonderful show and historic

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great oportunity to see how aborigional people of Borneo used to live. Good organized, great costumes, and easy to get to the village from Kuching. Just make sure at what time the shuttle lives - I missed the frst one as I've got wrong information...

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was expecting a more in-depth explanation of the reasons behind the use of each indigenous architectural style, the development of different musical instruments, etc. Instead what I saw was a group of different native houses surrounding a lake (admittedly a lovely site) occasionally peopled by hawkers of cakes and other sweets. Most of the "demonstrators" seemed bored. The exceptions... More 

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Thank ber357
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a good place to spend the day. Very informative on the culture of Borneo. We LOVE the cultural performance! Beautiful local ladies in all the houses. Their costumes are just amazing. There is a souvenir shop and a restaurant here. But we didn't try the food. It's an interesting place.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cool living museum. The cultural show that is included in the entrance ticket price is so worth seeing! Each of the houses is also very unique. We took a shuttle/shared van to get here. It leaves several times a day from the Grand Margherita Hotel in Kuching - check with the concierge to reserve seats. The cost for round... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If your don't have time to visit all the different tribal areas & longhouses, then visit the cultural village as this gives a very good overview of what they are like. Our guide was informative and answered all our questions comprehensively. You have the chance to sample food, try a blow pipe, watch the making of tribal clothes & accessories.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Usually when I see "cultural village", I think tourist trap. But Sarawak Cultural Village is certainly not one. It was a very lovely place! Very clean and well maintained. Very interesting to see traditional houses and the activities going on in there. Like food preparation, making tools, playing games, etc. All at very affordable rates too ... like 1 ringgit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in the Damai Beach resort and this place is a short walk from there. Well worth the visit. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. The houses are amazing and in some you will find locals making trinkets and snacks which you can buy for very small amounts. The show was very good and gives you a... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are 7 different houses of the local ethnics, where you get to experience the different cultures. Cultural shows are at 1pm & 4pm.

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