Miri

Colourful ethnicities and an eco-tourism paradise

The second largest city in Sarawak is the hub of Malaysia's petroleum industry. Miri serves as a gateway for famous eco-tourism spots such as the four world-class national parks: Gunung Mulu National Park, with the Sarawak Chamber, Loagan Bunut National Park, Lambir National Park and Niah Caves. Miri's coral reefs are a favourite with ardent divers.

Its population is a colourful mix of Chinese, Indian, Malay and indigenous groups offering travellers a wide tapestry of cultures to experience. Miri's International Jazz Festival is this city's annual highlight, bringing together international and local performers to an audience of thousands from all over the world.