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Kuching Travel Guide: 73 reviews and 164 photos

Cat City

What cat lover could not like Kuching . The word means cat in the Malay language. There are statues of cats all over the city.

Cat Museum

They have also built a cat museum. The only one of its kind in the world.It has several galleries with every kind of cat imaginable. It will delight any cat lover.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Very friendly natives
  • Cons:Many rivers to cross
  • In a nutshell:An interesting city
  • Last visit to Kuching: Nov 1999
  • Intro Updated Jul 17, 2005
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  • starship's Profile Photo
    Oct 2, 2007 at 11:48 AM

    Recently received a postcard from Kuching so I was interested in seeing your page on the "City of Cats." Interesting about the cat museum. Are there alot of cats in the city??

  • fabrice's Profile Photo
    Jul 24, 2007 at 12:22 AM

    this orangutan looks like my boss

  • VeronicaG's Profile Photo
    Jun 11, 2007 at 8:11 AM

    In spite of its short blooming season, your timing to see the Rafflesia was perfect! I also would have had to explore the cat museum--so different!

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Feb 4, 2007 at 3:23 PM

    It's a pity that Rafflesia is blooming only a few days. You were lucky to catch it :-) Cat museum, orangutans sounds great for me. I don't know rambutans (yet!) - do they export them?

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Dec 27, 2006 at 11:03 AM

    Another great page!

  • bugalugs's Profile Photo
    Aug 5, 2006 at 2:34 PM

    How wonderful to see the Orangutans I would just love that.For them to be eventually released back into the wild in their natural habitat is just amazing.Its such a pity that they had been taken from it in the first place, thanks for sharing this with us.

  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    Jun 8, 2006 at 1:24 PM

    Beautiful Rafflesia in bloom, Orangutans, Rambutans and a Cat Museum. Now Kuching certainly is the cat's meow!!!

  • Toyin's Profile Photo
    Feb 22, 2005 at 9:01 AM

    I love that building, lovely.

  • Wild_Orchid's Profile Photo
    Oct 3, 2004 at 11:38 PM

    Thanks for dropping by my Kuching pages. You're right, the food at the Kuching Hilton is among the best!

  • mansionion's Profile Photo
    Jul 24, 2004 at 4:45 AM

    Good intro on Kuching here. Cheers! -m-

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