Sarawak Cultural Village and Heritage Center, Sarawak is located at Pantai Damai, Santubong. It is the perfect place to introduce yourself to the local cultures and lifestyles of Sarawak. The Cultural Village remains a top draw among tourists. The village is 40 minutes drive away from Kuching.
Sarawak Cultural Village and Heritage Center, Sarawak is known as the ‘Living Museum’ which was built to preserve the cultural heritage of the state of Sarawak. The Village is sprawled over 17 acres where 150 people live. These people demonstrate traditional activities like the processing of sago, and the making of handicrafts. They wear traditional costumes and also organize dance shows for visitors.
A feature of the Sarawak Cultural Village and Heritage Center is that visitors can see replicas of buildings that represent major ethnic group in Sarawak, longhouses of the Iban, Bidayuh and Orang Ulu, a Melanau tall-house, a Chinese farm house and other attractions. The residents of the respective villages provide information on their traditional cultures and lifestyles.
There is a theater at the Sarawak Cultural Village and Heritage Center where visitors can enjoy multi cultural dance performances. There is a restaurant as well as a handicrafts store. You could even get married at the Sarawak Cultural Village, in traditional Iban, Malay, Bidayuh or Orang Ulu style, as the village also hosts themed dinners and parties.
The Sarawak Cultural Village conserves and portrays the multi-faceted cultures and customs of ethnic groups such as the Ibans, Bidayuhs, and Melanaus. The Heritage Centre is an integral part of the cultural village, which offers traditional arts of Sarawakians.
Children (6-12 years) – RM22.50.
Below 6 – Free.