If you are an avid traveler that has never been to Malaysia before, you are going to absolutely love your visit. Here are a few shops, best buys, and tips on what you can expect when shopping in Miri.
Miri Handicraft Centre
When it comes to giving people gifts or rewarding yourself, there is nothing better than handcrafted items. At MIri Handicraft Centre, there is a wide variety of local craft products and souvenirs that will catch your eye. Items such as brass earrings, placemats, and beadwork will be on display for your possible purchase.
The items here are pretty affordable and reasonably priced. There may be a slight chance that you can bargain the prices down a little bit if you buy in bulk. It would nt hurt to try, but do not over due the negotiation.
The largest shopping mall in Miri is sure to have you questioning if more space in your luggage is necessary. The Bintang Megamall opened its doors in 1996 with a great deal of history (originally named Bintang Plaza).
This mall spans over 400,000 square feet! You can spend an entire day here and be happy with whatever you purchase, In addition to multiple shopping stores, there is an extensive food court you can enjoy during your splurging day. Food options that you can take a break and enjoy include McDonalds, Donuts & Coffee, Starbucks, and KFC.
Locals and tourists have a great love for Sarawak for the amazing hand craft items they produce and great hospitality. It is normal to know that a good portion of the handmade items you see people wearing around the area comes from here. Items such as tribes costumes, carved woodworks, and more are all offered here.
Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about shopping in Miri.