Photo: Little visited.

The Grand Old Lady

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Having witnessed the rise of Miri from simple oil town to an affluent middle class oil town masquerading as a tourist destination, she has since retired and now acts as a tourist spot and as a reminder of Miri’s past.


Photo of The Grand Old Lady

Unfortunately, the petroleum museum next door has now closed and has reincarnated itself as a dinosaur exhibition, costing 10 ringgit. The walk up here is pretty arduous, so avoid it in the middle of the day; the best time to come is about an hour before sunset.

Perhaps take a couple of beers and park yourself on a couple of benches and watch the sun disappear over the South China Sea; there is a wonderful view of Miri from this vantage point. Bring some torches for the walk down or you might find yourself hitchhiking back.


The Grand Old Lady

Canada Hill, Miri

What next?

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