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About Miri

Miri

 

 

 

Official seal of Miri
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Nickname(s): "Resort City", "Oil Town"
Motto: Progress with the society
(Malay: Maju bersama masyarakat)
Miri is located in East Malaysia
Miri
Miri
Location in Borneo
Miri is located in Malaysia


 

 

 

 

Attractions and Recreation Spots

 

 

 

 

Miri is often called the northern gateway to Sarawak and is one of the state's most important tourist attractions. It is surrounded by five world-class national parks: Mt Mulu, Niah,Lambir Hills, Loagan Bunut National Park and Miri-Sibuti Coral Reef National Park.

 

 

 

 

National Parks

 

 

 

Gunung Mulu National Park
The Gunung Mulu National Park is a certified UNESCO World Heritage Site and boasts the world's largest natural cave chamber, the Sarawak Chamber. The National Park encompasses caves and karst formations in a mountainous equatorial rainforest setting. The park is famous for its caves and the expeditions that have been mounted to explore them and their surrounding rainforest, most notably the Royal Geographical Society Expedition of 1977–1978, which saw over 100 scientists in the field for 15 months. This initiated a series of over 20 expeditions now drawn together as the Mulu Caves Project. The national park is named after Mount Mulu, the second highest mountain in Sarawak.

 

 

 

 

Niah National Park
Niah Caves in Niah National Park is an important archaeological and historical site, as one of the oldest human remains in Southeast Asia was found here. The cave is an important prehistorical site where human remains dating to 40,000 years have been found. This is the oldest recorded human settlement in east Malaysia. The caves are also well known for the birds' nest (Swiftlet) industry. It is a popular tourist destination in Sarawak.

 

 

 

Lambir Hills National Park
Lambir Hills National Park is located 30 kilometres (19 mi) south of Miri It contains very diverse species of flora and fauna and is ranked as the 12th mega-biodiverse site in the world. The park has Sarawak's largest natural lake. There is also the recently gazetted Miri-Sibuti Marine National Park, which has coral reefs and diverse marine life.

 

 

 

Loagan Bunut National Park
Loagan Bunut National Park is a national park located 130 km from Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia, on the Borneo island. The park was named after the Loagan Bunut lake nearby, which is connected to Sungai Bunut (sungai is Malay for river), Sungai Baram and Sungai Tinjar. This park occupies a space of 100 km2 (39 sq mi) and is well known for its rich biodiversity and unique aquatic ecosystem. The national park was gazetted on 1 January 1990 and it was opened to public on 29 August 1991.

 

 

Miri-Sibuti Coral Reef National Park
The Miri-Sibuti Coral Reef National Park in the clear waters off Miri's coast are an exciting and accessible diving destination. It is one of Malaysia’s most recently discovered diving locations and the largest offshore national park created in the state of Sarawak.The marine national park covering an area of 186,930ha, have more than 28 reefs between Miri and Sibuti area. The depths ranging from 7 to 30 metres has an average visibility of 10 to 30 metres. There are also some interesting wreck dives. The best time to dive is from late March through November each year. The diversity and accessibility of corals and other marine life on the reefs is amongst the best in the region. Popular diving sites includes Luconia Area, Anemone Garden, Grouper Patch Reef, Atago Maru Wreck and Seafan Garden

 

 

 

 

Museums

 


Oil Well No. 1 "Grand Old Lady" at the Petroleum Museum
Plaque describing the characteristics of Grand Old Lady

Petroleum Museum
Miri opened a petroleum museum to preserve the city's roots as an oil and gas city. Being the first oil well in Malaysia, the Grand Old Lady was built in 1910. The Petroleum Museum was built at the site of "The Grand Old Lady", Miri's first producing rig and is situated at Canada Hill with a view of Miri and the coast. With the support from Petronas and Shell Malaysia, an ‘Earth Breaking Ceremony' was formally done by YB Tan Sri Dr. George Chan on 25 April 2003. The concept of the Museum is interactive-oriented which enable visitors to interact with the advanced devices. Visitors may also enjoy the exhibitions and view the entire artefact displayed.

 

 

Niah Archaeology Museum
Niah Archaeology Museum is situated close to the archaeology sites of the Niah Cave, in Miri Division. Niah Cave in Niah National Park is an important prehistorical site where human remains dating to 40,000 years have been found. This Museum exhibits the pre-historical artefacts and culture of the area. The public are also able to see the display of the way of life of the people which inhabited Niah Cave thousands of years ago.

 

 

 

Baram Regional Museum
The Baram Regional Museum was officially opened in 1997. It is housed at Fort Hose, which stands on the top of the hill overlooking the Baram River. The Fort was built in 1898 and was burnt down in 1994. It was rebuilt on the exact site according to its original design and architecture and later on upon its completion it was declared officially as a museum. The exhibits in this Museum comprise historical and cultural artefacts belonging to the various ethnic groups living in the area. Also on display are their economic and other general activities.



 

 

 

Beaches and Parks

 

 

 

 

Tanjong Lobang Beach (Taman Selera)
Miri City's first recreational park and it is very popular with the locals. About 10 minutes drive from the City centre. The open-air seafood centre allows you to enjoy excellent seafood cooked the way you like.

 


Luak Esplanade Beach

 

 

 

Hawaii Beach

 

 

Bungai Beach
Situated near Kampung Bungai in Bekenu, the beach is about 1 hour drive from Miri.

 


Marina Bay

 


Lutong Beach

 


Miri Bulatan Park

 


Taman Awam Miri (English: Miri Public Park)

 

 


Miri City Fan
A 10.4-hectare (26-acre) park in the heart of the city.

 


Taman Bunga

 

 

 


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Miri Crocodile Farm

 The crocodile farm opens everyday of the year, is home to thousands of crocodiles of different species as well as other exotic animals from tropical countries. It is the first and the largest crocodile farm in the northern region of Sarawak. The crocodile farm cum mini zoo is registered and recognised by Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES, Registration No. A-MY-509).

 

 


Miri Central Market
Miri Central Market (also known as Miri Open Air Market) located at the centre of Miri Old Town, offers a wide choices of local food whose recipes which have been passed on for generations. Popular local delicacies such as "Miri curry rice" , "Open air kolo mee" , chicken porridge and fried kway teow can be found here.

 

 


Saberkas Weekend Market
Located at Sarbekas Commercial Center, this weekend night market opens in the late afternoon every Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. There are over 170 stalls in the Saberkas Weekend Market which sell vegetables, fruits, sea products, drinks, satay, grilled fish, BBQ chicken wings and other products such as local handicrafts, clothes as well as used magazines at reasonable prices.

 

 

Miri Handicraft Centre

 

 

 


Events and Festivals

 


Borneo Jazz Festival
The Borneo Jazz Festival was mooted in 2006 with the vision of being the leading tourism-driven music festival in the region as well as to increase visitor arrivals to Miri and the northern region in Sarawak. As such, it is aimed to give visitors a fun-filled and entertaining experience while at the same time showcasing Miri's cosmopolitan characteristics. Jazz lovers around the world would definitely have a great time enjoying renowned jazz performances by international jazz artistes.

 

 


Asia Music Festival 
Organized by Sarawak Tourism Board, supported by the Ministry of Tourism Malaysia and Ministry of Tourism Sarawak and endorsed by Tourism Malaysia. The Asia Music Festival (AMF) is a 2-day musical event featuring artistes and musicians from Asian countries namely from India, Korea, Indonesia, Brunei Philippines and Malaysia. AMF promotes music, art and culture of Asian countries and has a vision to become the iconic musical event for Sarawak and the region. This festival promises the most electrifying eclectic mix of live music on stage comprising bands from the Asian region.

 

 


Miri Country Music Fest 
Held for the first time, the festival is supported by Parkcity Everly Hotel, the US Embassy, Planet Borneo Travel and Tours Services, Sarawak Tourism Board and Curtin University Sarawak. It is also endorsed by Miri City Council. It is the first ever country music festival in the region. Various interesting programmes had been lined up for the music fest and this include the country music concert, games and competition for adults and children, line-dance and drum workshops, country music workshops and food stalls.

 

 


Miri May Fest
Various entertainment programmes, promotions sales, sport, cultural, recreational, social activities which are organised by various government agencies, NGOs, social clubs and commercial houses at various locations in Miri throughout the month of May under the banner of Miri May Fest. Miri City Council has obtained various records in Malaysia Book of Records for this celebration.

 

 

 


Miri City Day Celebration
This event is to celebrate the date Miri attained city status. It has been celebrated since 2005.

 

 


Gong Xi Fa Cai Bazaar
An annual bazaar selling all kind of goods and products for the Chinese New Year celebration. The open air bazaar is set up along the High Street and Jalan Raja. Gong Xi Fa Cai Bazaar encompasses a wide range of items put on sale at stalls setup by the Chinese and other communities. Various entertainment programmes including live band performances will be performed during this period.

 

 


International Dance For Humanity
Non-stop dancing event participated by various different dance troupes/groups from many regions of the world! Malaysian Red Crescent, Miri Chapter has been organizing this event since 2004 known as the 'Dance for Humanity' to promote understanding through cultural dances. Local dancing troupes representing various social, ethnic and cultural groups have been giving us enthusiastic participation to showcase their performance, which in itself is a great edu-entertainment. The overwhelming support and popularity of the event has prompted the Chapter to organize this year's event on a larger scale to include participation from international community by upgrading the event as the International Dance For Humanity'.

 

 

 


916 Malaysia Day Countdown Cum Street Party
The Street Party displays the passion of Mirians towards our love to the Country through participating in various outdoor sport events and the highlight is the street party complete with varied entertainment which runs beyond midnight. This annual event has attracted participation from locals and the visitors and the Party is an upcoming tourism attraction.

 

 


Miri City International Deep Sea Fishing Tournament
This event is held in Miri offshore water – Luconia Shoals that attracts international anglers from China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Brunei as well as Malaysia.

 

 

 


Miri City Christmas Parade
An event that has received strong support from the local community since 2008. Starting point at Miri City Fan Jalan Kipas, Miri. The route of parade covers main streets in Miri City Centre. A combined effort of all churches in Miri and Miri City Council to celebrate this jovial festive occasion with the aim of promoting it as one of the signature events

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miri


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