Kuching, situated on the banks of the Sarawak River, entices visitors to enjoy a diverse range of colours and flavours with its rich culture and gastronomic wonders. The city’s glorious past was at its peak between 1841 and 1946 during the rule of the Brooke dynasty of ‘White Rajahs’. Kuching became a British Crown colony after WWII before gaining independence through the formation of Malaysia in 1963.
Kuching (population: 658,000), popularly known as the Cat City, is the capital of Sarawak, Malaysia’s largest state. Covering 124,450 sq km it is almost equivalent in size to England. A multicultural city, Kuching is establishing itself as a fresh tourism destination.