Kuching
in Sarawak, Malaysia

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
1.521 and 110.342 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 1° 31' 17" and E 110° 20' 30"
Currency and Currency Code:
Ringgit - MYR
Spoken languages:
Malay, English, Chinese, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Panjabi, Thai
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:55 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Kuching
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:26 am and 6:32 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-1.367 and -69.767 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Tomas
References
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Malaysia in South-Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 4,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Malaysia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Malaysia. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Explore Kuching

Kuching in Sarawak is located in Malaysia about 608 mi (or 978 km) east of Kuala Lumpur, the country's capital.

Local time in Kuching is now 12:55 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kuching with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Kuching. The closest airport in Malaysia is Kuching International Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 4 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kuching, Sambas, Bengkayang, Ngabang and Samalantan. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 75 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 33%
Air Humidity 97%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Tuesday, 28th of September 2021

30°C (86 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 29th of September 2021

28°C (83 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 30th of September 2021

30°C (86 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Hilton Kuching

Address
2,5 mi
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman
93100 Kuching
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Grand Swiss-Belresort Tala Bay Aqaba

Address
2,0 mi
South BEACH ROAD
77110 Aqaba POST OFFICE
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Pullman Kuching

Address
2,5 mi
1A Jalan Mathies Sarawak
93100 KUCHING
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Citadines Uplands Kuching

Address
1,4 mi
Jalan Simpang Tiga no 55
93350 Kuching
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Riverside Majestic Hotel

Address
2,6 mi
JALAN TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN
93100 Kuching
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Grand Margherita

Address
2,6 mi
JALAN TUNKU ABUDUL RAHMAN, P O BOX 2928
93756 Kuching
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Ariva Gateway Kuching

Address
1,8 mi
No 9 Jalan Bukit Mata
93100 Kuching
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Damai Puri Resort & Spa

Address
1,9 mi
Teluk Penyuk Santubong
93762 Kuching
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Merdeka Palace Hotel & Suites

Address
2,4 mi
Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg
93000 Kuching
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Batik Boutique Hotel

Address
2,6 mi
38 Jalan Padungan
93100 Kuching
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Kuching, Malaysia Travel Guide - Must-See Attractions

Published: July 12, 2013
Length: 04:26 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: BookingHunterTV

http://bookinghunter.com Kuching, officially the City of Kuching, and formerly the City of Sarawak, is the capital and most populous city of the East Malaysian state of Sarawak. The city covers...


聲音 - 1st August, Kuching

Published: March 25, 2014
Length: 12:18 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: 1staugustband

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Guia de viagem - Kuching, Malaysia | Expedia.com.br

Published: August 09, 2014
Length: 04:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ExpediaBR

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Aerial view of Kuching City before landing.

Published: May 16, 2014
Length: 07:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Kuching Dev

Random view of Kuching City by Aaron. Like us on our FB page at: https://www.facebook.com/KuchingDev.


Gawai Mass 2014 @ St. Joseph Cathedral Kuching

Published: May 17, 2014
Length: 49:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Augustine Francis

Entrance hymn : Kini Ke Tunga Nuan Menyadi (Iban) Celebrated by His Grace Archbishop John Ha and con-celebrated by few other priests from other Dioceses; Sibu, Miri, Penang and visiting priest...


Beautiful Damai Beach, Kuching, Sarawak (Yoga72style Studio)

Published: December 02, 2013
Length: 16:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: yoga72style - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Organised: Yoga72style Studio 24-27 May 2013 017-363 1722 http://www.yoga72.com https://www.facebook.com/yoga72style.


Capoeira performance at CityOne Megamall Kuching

Published: December 18, 2013
Length: 05:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: lichen law

Capoeira performance by Movimento Simples De Capoeira Sarawak together with Mestre Fantasma (EBC Manila) during the Grand Opening Ceremony of PUMA Store at CityONE Megamall.


2013 July 21st - The journey of grace 恩典之路 - Pastor G.T. Lim 林义忠牧师

Published: September 09, 2013
Length: 55:49 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Blessed Church

Blessed Church Kuching. 蒙福主日21.07.13 讲员:林义忠牧师(Ps. GT Lim) 主题:恩典之路Title : The journey of grace 经文:提后2 Tim. 4:1-8 Scripture  1) 救恩是...


Bottom fishing @ Kuching, Sarawak 2012

Published: August 19, 2012
Length: 59:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: barra1265

6 - 8 Aug 2012 Yoko Boat - Sea world Tackle kuching20120806.wmv.


amazing fireworks at kuching

Published: February 12, 2013
Length: 08:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Seng Fatt Foo


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Kuching International Airport

"RAF Kuching/RMAF Kuching" & "Kuching Airbase/Airfield" redirects here. Kuching International AirportLapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Kuching古晋国际机场 {{#invoke:InfoboxImage|InfoboxImage|image=KIA_Control_Tower.

Located at 1.48444, 110.347 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Sarawak, Airports established in 1950

Kampung Baru, Kuala Lumpur

Kampung Baru is a Malay enclave in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is also one of the most valuable tracts of land in the capital and is estimated to be worth up to US$1.4 billion. But so far Kampung Baru elders have turned developers away, saying they want to preserve their ethnic Malay lifestyle.

Located at 1.55, 110.367 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Divisions in Kuala Lumpur, Villages in Kuala Lumpur

Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus is the foreign branch campus of Swinburne University of Technology located in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. Established in 2000, Swinburne Sarawak operates as a partnership between the Sarawak State Government and Swinburne Australia. The initiative behind the Sarawak campus is part of a long term strategy by Swinburne Australia to "globalize its operations and provide its students with international living, working and learning opportunities".

Located at 1.53194, 110.357 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 2000, Universities in Sarawak, Buildings and structures in Kuching

Sarawak State Museum

The Sarawak State Museum is the oldest museum in Borneo. It was established in 1888 and opened in 1891 in a purpose-built building in Kuching, Sarawak. Sponsored by Charles Brooke, the second White Rajah of Sarawak, the establishment of the museum was strongly encouraged by Alfred Russel Wallace.

Located at 1.55472, 110.344 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums established in 1888, Museums in Sarawak, Buildings and structures in Kuching, Local museums

Batu Lintang camp

Batu Lintang camp (also known as Lintang Barracks and Kuching POW camp) at Kuching, Sarawak on the island of Borneo was a Japanese internment camp during the Second World War. It was unusual in that it housed both Allied prisoners of war (POWs) and civilian internees. The camp, which operated from March 1942 until the liberation of the camp in September 1945, was housed in buildings that were originally British Indian Army barracks.

Located at 1.53083, 110.348 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Japanese prisoner of war and internment camps, Kingdom of Sarawak, History of Sarawak, Buildings and structures in Sarawak, Military history of Japan during World War II, Military history of Malaya during World War II, Japanese war crimes

Kuching High School

Kuching High School (KHS) (古晋高级国民型中学) is a three-acre public secondary school located at the center of Kuching, which is the capital of Sarawak, Malaysia. It is a co-ed school for students from transition to form 5. Its curriculum prepares students for the Lower Secondary Evaluation Examination in form 3 and Malaysian Certificate of Education examination in form 5. These exams are administered by the Malaysian Ministry of Education.

Located at 1.55461, 110.349 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 1916, Schools in Sarawak, Secondary schools in Malaysia

Sarawak General Hospital

Sarawak General Hospital is the largest hospital in the state of Sarawak, Malaysia. It is the main tertiary and referral hospital in East Malaysia. In its earlier years it was known as Kuching General Hospital.

Located at 1.54306, 110.339 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Hospitals in Malaysia

Fort Margherita

Fort Margherita is an old fort built in 1879 by Charles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak situated in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. The fort is an important landmark and monument in Sarawak's history which goes back to the Brooke Dynasty. The fort, built in the style of an English castle, was designed to protect Kuching from attack by pirates. It served as a Police Museum from 1971 before being handed over to the Sarawak state government and now is a tourist attraction in Kuching.

Located at 1.56056, 110.349 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Forts in Malaysia, Buildings and structures in Sarawak, Buildings and structures in Kuching

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