In Kuching, one of the popular tourist attractions is Mount Santubong. On a clear day, the mount can be seen from Kuching. Some say that Mount Santubong resembles a woman lying on her back.
“Santubong” is derived from the Iban words “Si-antu-ubong” which means “spirit boat”. These are boat-like coffins carved out of a single log designed to represent the vessel for the dead person’s spirit to travel to the afterlife.
However, Santubong is more well known for its legend about a beautiful princess and her sister named Sejinjang, the name of another mountain nearby.
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Article Title: Mount Santubong Kuching : Sarawak, Malaysia
Short Description: Mount Santubong is a mountain in the Malaysian state of Sarawak. It is located about 35 km north of the state capital Kuching.
Author: Ruang-Ampon Buniad
Publisher - Orgnization: Asia Travel Gate
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