Sitting at the northwest coastline of Borneo, bordering Brunei, Miri is the second largest city of the Malaysian state of Sarawak, with a population of over 230,000.
Not bad for a place that started as a tiny fishing village. This all changed when oil was discovered in 1910 quickly turning Miri into one of Malaysia’s most important cities.
As a tourist, you’ll be drawn by the amazing UNESCO listed, Mulu National Park, listed for its richness of bio and geodiversity as well as Niah National Park, home to a cave where 40,000 year old human remains were found.
Below, you will find our best guides to Miri so you can have the best time possible in this interesting destination.
There are some great places to visit in Miri. Read more about all these attractions in Miri below.
There is a great range of accommodation in Miri from great hotels to budget options and every price point in between. Read our guide below to book the perfect Miri hotel for your trip.
Miri is easy to reach from other points in Sarawak or from Brunei by land. You can also fly into Miri from places in Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah. Read our detailed guides below on how to travel to Miri.
You can find more information on other destinations in Malaysia across this site here.