The Kuching Waterfront Darul Hana Musical Fountain, known shortly as Darul Hana Musical Fountain is the latest attraction in Kuching.
Built right in front of the Sarawak State Legislative Building (DUN Sarawak), the fountain is expected to be a hit among tourist and locals.
ABOUT THE KUCHING WATERFRONT DARUL HANA MUSICAL FOUNTAIN
Declared open on 14 October 2018, the Darul Hana Musical Fountain would give life to the other side of Kuching’s riverbanks which has been rather less promoted.
It combines three elements namely music, water and light to create an amazing sight at night.
Made possible by the Kuching North City Council (DBKU), the fountain is expected to be a huge hit among locals and tourist.
According to newspaper reports, the cost of the fountain is RM33.5 million.
Construction started in April , and it jets water up to 25m high on a 100m-wide floating pontoon.
The Darul Hana Musical Fountain also can create a 9m high and 80m wide water wall.
KUCHING WATERFRONT MUSICAL FOUNTAIN OPERATING HOURS
The Kuching Waterfront Darul Hana Musical Fountain only operates at night.
According to a statement by the authorities, the fountain would operate at 8:30PM and 10:30PM on weekdays.
An extra show would be also added at 9:30PM during weekends. (Some however have mentioned that the show at 9:30PM is not available)
Each show would run for 15 minutes.
HOW TO GET TO THE DARUL HANA MUSICAL FOUNTAIN
The Kuching Waterfront Darul Hana Musical Fountain is located opposite the Kuching Waterfront.
That said, you need to go to the Kuching Waterfront to enjoy the fountain.
It is best to direct your Grab driver to Darul Hana Bridge if you want to be more accurate as the Kuching Waterfront is about 2KM long.
The map to Darul Hana is as seen below.
OTHER ATTRACTIONS NEAR THE DARUL HANA MUSICAL FOUNTAIN
Aside from the Darul Hana Musical Fountain, there are also other amazing attractions nearby.
The DUN Sarawak behind the fountain itself is a unique icon worth a photo.
There is also the Darul Hana Bridge beside the fountain.
If you love historical buildings, the glorious white Astana is just beside the Datul Hana Bridge, almost opposite another historical landmark known as the Old Court House.
Down the road there’s Kuching Chinatown known as Carpenter Street. Carpenter street old shop houses are one of the first few shops in the city, and there’s plenty to see there.
Move further down the road from the Kuching Waterfront is the Sarawak Museum which is one of the best museums in South East Asia. (Under renovation until 2020).
To stay nearby all these amazing attractions, book a hotel at Kuching City Centre.