Monday, November 10, 2008

Malaysia China Friendship Garden @ Kuching

Malaysia China Friendship Garden in Kuching is built to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of diplomatic relations between Malaysia and China. The park is tastefully designed in the styles of both Malaysia and China. The garden is situated at Jalan Song, a few kilometers away from Kuching town

At the main entrance on Jalan Song, an archway greet the visitors

A futuristic Sarawak fountain, comprising seven pillars, arranged in a circle. The pillars features granite carvings of seven major ethnic groups in Sarawak; Iban, Melanau, Chinese, Orang Ulu, Penan, Bidayuh and Malay.

Towering over the park is hard to miss giant statue of Admiral Zheng Ho which stands on the ship like platform. I believe this famous Chinese Admiral never step his foot on the Borneo Island before from what I read from the history lesson.

A tea house and a man made pond. There is a zig zag bridge and a koi pond beside this tea house.

Another arch at the entrance near the tea house

There is a lot more interesting structures at this garden which I am unable to share as I did not manage to capture more photos in my visit here last year. I intend to visit this garden again in the future and get more detailed photos to share here.

7 comments:

TNH said...

when this garden just open for public..it is really nice..now no more..because not enough maintainance...

Joops said...

I like how they incorporate the 7 regions of the country in the water fountain..

chubskulit said...

The arch entrance near the tea house is very bautiful.

Nanaybelen said...

nice photos

shawnn loo said...

Hey, nice place there,...
Good shooting also ^_^

the donG said...

wow! i didnt know malaysia is this beautiful! im seeing a lot of things here.

my dream is to go to kota kinabalu. it's very popular here in the philippines.

salingPUSA said...

Chinese influence in your area is again prominent in this post.....

nice landmarks.

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