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Ice Kacang 紅豆冰 Kanowit Rm2.00
Porridge (Gruel) 肉粥 Kanowit Rm3.50



Antarctic Cold Storage Co.南冰洋冷藏 The only shop that sells ice kacang


Chinese Temple

Kanowit Hock Ann Teng Temple, Chinese Temple at Kanowit River mouth.

Hock Ann Teng Temple 加那逸福安亭
59 Jalan Kubu, 96700 Kanowit, Sarawak, Malaysia

砂拉越 加那逸福安亭 Hock Ann Teng Temple, Kanowit

2015-04-16 THU 16:28

Kanowit Riverfront

Kanowit Riverfront

Kanowit River
Kanowit River

Above image location is just 5 minutes walk from Kanowit town center along the Kanowit river front.


Fort Emma

Kanowit main landmark is Fort Emma, a 19th Century Brooke Era wooden fort.

This fort is the only historical site left by the British administration in Kanowit. It is located on a small hill overlooking the Kanowit River and the town.

Water Front of Kanowit
Sight Seeing 觀光

The best sight seeing can be had by walking along the riverside from town or up the Telecom Hill or Bukit Memaluh Hill.

2,239 kilometre-long
Pan-Borneo Highway

The Pan-Borneo Highway was built in 1986 to link the two East Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak.

It begins in the district of Sematan in Sarawak, and passes through Kuching, Serian, Sri Aman, Sarikei, Sibu, Bintulu, Miri, Limbang, Lawas, Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan and Tawau.

From Sibu one can take off from the main route of Pan Borneo Highway and travel by boat on the mighty Rejang River passes through Kanowit, Kapit to Belaga the heart of Sarawak

Sri Aman Town is off the Pan Borneo Highway

Between Sabah and Sarawak, the highway passed through two halves of  Brunei.

As of today, the Pan-Borneo Highway is 93 percent completed, with a remainder of a 50-kilometre missing link from Kalabakan to Serudong.



Kanowit Budget Hostels Accommodation 加拿逸酒店

no Harbour View Inn (豪景大酒店)

Address : No 63 2nd Floor Jalan Kubu 96700 Kanowit, Sarawak, Malaysia.
Tel : (+60)84-753199/88

Non-English speaking counter staff

Rm 60.00
Rm 70.00
no Kanowit Air-Con Hotel (加那逸(冷气)旅社)

Address : No 59 Jalan Kubu 96700 Kanowit, Sarawak, Malaysia. P.O. Box 54, 96707
Tel : (+60)84-752155/202

Chinese speaking

Rm 56.00
Rm 60.00

From Kanowit to Sibu  is 45 minutes by land transport and an hour by boat.

Kanowit is a town and the capital of a district of the same name, located within the Sibu Division, Sarawak, east Malaysia, comprising 2,253.5 square kilometers. As of 2010, Kanowit's population is 28,985.

It is built on the mouth of Kanowit River at the bank of Rajang River, approximately 174 kilometers from the coast of South China Sea.

The main ethnic groups are Iban, Chinese, Malay, and Melanau.

The town takes its name from the Kanowit, a Melanau ethnic group called Rajang by the Ibans.

The language is still spoken. There still are some Kanowit people living in the Kanowit area. However, the language is doomed to extinction.

The village where Kanowit people live is known as Kampung Bedil, a short trip by boat up the Rajang River from Kanowit town.

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