Miri is a city located in Malaysia. The city, which is in the same area as the island of Borneo, is directly adjacent to Brunei Darussalam.
Previously, Miri was a former mining area, but now it has been transformed into a beautiful and exotic seaside town. You can find a variety of exciting tourist attractions here, from nature, and culinary, to cultural tourism.
Here are the five most popular tourist attractions in Miri that must be included in the vacation list when you are in Malaysia. No less beautiful than Kuala Lumpur.
- Coco Cabana
Coco Cabana offers a spectacular view of a charming sunset. After sunset, the atmosphere at Coco Cabana is not dark at all but is filled with sparkling lights that are widely installed on the beach.
Locals often spend the night here. The beauty of the beach and the cool air makes anyone feel at home for a long time here. Coco Cabana is also often used as the location for the Borneo Jazz Festival, you know.
- San Chingtian Temple
San Ching Tian Temple is used as a place of worship for Taoists. This is the largest temple in Southeast Asia with an area of about 1.5 hectares.
This temple is dominated by red oriental ornaments. As soon as you arrive at this place, you are immediately greeted by a giant gate that is used as the main gate. Walking further inside, there is a magnificent main building which is a place to pray.
- Lambir Hills National Park
Lambir Hills National Park is one of four national parks located in Sarawak, Malaysia. Covering an area of 6,952 hectares, this national park is a habitat for various species of flora and fauna typical of Borneo that is almost extinct.
The main attraction of Lambir Hills National Park is the waterfall. The reason is, that this waterfall is the main source of water in Sarawak and has an important role in survival there.
- The Grand Old Lady
The Grand Old Lady is a monument near a well or Malaysia’s first oil well. The well has been producing oil for 62 years, from 1910 to 1972.
In addition to learning about history, you can also enjoy the beautiful scenery in this place which is very soothing to the eyes. Very complete, right?
- Miri Petroleum Museum
Still, in the same area as The Grand Old Lady Monument, there is the Petroleum Museum. This museum stores the history of the journey of the oil industry in Miri City.
You will be presented with a variety of information ranging from history, and industrial development, to the contribution of the oil industry to the people of Miri City. Get ready to get a lot of new knowledge here.
If Kuala Lumpur is usually a vacation destination while in Malaysia, try to stop for a while in Miri. This city is suitable for exploring this country with a different atmosphere.