Sentarum Lake National Park
Nanga Leboyan, Sentarum, Nanga Leboyan, Danau Sentarum, Kabupaten Kapuas Hulu, Kalimantan Barat 78765, Indonesia
About Sentarum Lake National Park
Danau Sentarum National Park is one of the world's most biodiverse lake systems. Danau Sentarum National Park has a rich fish fauna with around 240 recorded species. There is a relatively large population of the endangered orangutans present in the park.
Attractions near Sentarum Lake National Park
It is the oldest and best-preserved Chinese temple in Sibu. Most of its building material were imported from china including statue of the host deity, Lord Tua Paek Kong.
Oldest national park in Sarawak. Millions of years of erosion of the sandstone have created a coastline of steep cliffs, rocky headlands, and stretches of white, sandy bays. Wave erosion at the base of the cliffs has carved many of the rocky headlands into fantastically shaped sea arches and sea stacks with colored patterns formed by iron deposition.
It was one of the few buildings that survived the 1884 Great Fire of Kuching, is said to have the best Feng Shui location in the city. It is believed to date back to 1843 and has been on official records since 1876.
The museum is about the history of the Chinese people in Sarawak. The museum displays various artifacts related to the Chinese affairs of Sarawak during the White Rajahs era, such as musical instruments, jade, ceramics, photos, etc.
Fort Margherita was built in 1879 to guard Kuching’s river approaches from pirates. The fort is an important landmark and monument in Sarawak's history which goes back to the Brooke Dynasty. Named after Charles Brooke’s wife, Ranee Margaret, it is an extremely interesting building.
The viewing platform at the top of the futuristic Civic Centre tower offers the best all-round views of Kuching and the surrounding areas. The city and its hinterland, Mount Serapi, Mount Santubong and even the mountains of Kalimantan are visible on a clear day.
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