Local Scene

LOCAL SCENE

Located in the Pekan Sibu area, Win Hotel is the ideal point of departure for your excursions in Sibu. The property is just 0.3KM away from the city center, and it normally takes about 30 minutes to reach the airport.

With its convenient location, the property offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.


Cultures

The culture of Sibu has evolved greatly over the millennia, from James Brooke's White Rajah, to its contemporary modern culture, which absorbs influences from indigenous local, Chinese and Malays.

Markets

Heaven for locally grown vegetables and sea food to top that various kinds of chillie padi and local habanero chillies that will make this market so unique. Specialy if your in to bizarre food you can always find it there.

Local Delights

Everyone knows noodles and rice but there’s a whole lot more to Sibu food than that. From the exquisite to the downright bizarre but still very tasty.




Community

According to the 2010 Malaysian census, the town of Sibu (excluding suburban area) has total population of 162,676. Chinese is the largest ethnic group in the town, followed by indigenous people.



Dayak

It is a loose term for over 200 riverine and hill-dwelling ethnic subgroups, located principally in the central and southern interior of Borneo, each with its own dialect, customs, laws, territory and culture, although common distinguishing traits are readily identifiable.

Chinese

Chinese immigrants arrival in 1900 at Sibu. The great majority of this group of people are descendants of those who arrived between the early 19th century and the mid-20th century.

Malays

The epic literature, the Malay Annals, associates the etymological origin of "Melayu" to Sungai Melayu ('Melayu river') in Sumatra.