Jan 11, 2008

Kuching City Councils - MBKS - DBKU

Kuching City being the state capital of Sarawak, East Malaysia is govern by two city councils that is the southern part by Kuching South City Council (Majlis Bandaraya Kuching Selatan - MBKS). The south city council is also known as The Council of the City of Kuching South.

The northern part is govern by Kuching North City Hall (Dewan Bandaraya Kuching Utara - DBKU). A portion of space on the lobby level in this building was allocated for the Cat Museum.


MBKS Council Building. Click on the image for larger size.

Photo taken from Sarawak Plaza car park.


DBKU Council Building. Click on the image for larger size.

Photo taken from DBKU terrace garden.

Information on Kuching Cat Museum, Kuching. A unique museum dedicated for the cat. A must visit for cat lovers.

If you love felines, do not miss the Cat Museum in Kuching which is the world's first museum devoted to cats. It is located on top of a hill called Bukit Siol. There are four main galleries having more than 2,000 cat artifacts and memorabilia from all over the world. One of its fascinating display is a mummified cat discovered Egypt sometimes between 3000BC - 3500BC. Discover for yourself the extraordinary world of cats.

Opening Daily: 0900am - 0500pm except 1st day of Major Festivals and Public Holiday.
Location: Lobby Floor, Kuching North City Hall building, Jalan Samariang
Link: www.dbku.gov.my/catmuseum

More information on Museums of Sarawak

Councils website: www.mbks.gov.my, www.dbku.gov.my

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2 comments:

rolocine January 19, 2008 at 3:23 AM  

you post another amazing building!
I don`t know Malaysia have nice and innovated buildings. Thanks for share and have a good weekend!

JesieBlogJourney February 24, 2008 at 12:56 AM  

My parents went to the museum when I had a work assignment there. They also went for the cat shows and I wished I was with them.

There was a Kuching (cat) roundabout as well. Well, I saw that one near the riverfront.

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