Kuching’s Darul Hana Bridge

Launched by His Excellency The Governor Of Sarawak, Tun Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud on 11th November, 2017 at 11.11pm, Kuching’s Darul Hana Bridge is an S-shaped pedestrian bridge that links the north and south sections of the city.

Darul Hana Bridge with Sarawak State Legislative Assembly Building in the background
Darul Hana Bridge with Sarawak State Legislative Assembly Building in the background

This iconic landmark is at the famous Kuching Waterfront, with the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly Building on one side of the riverbank, and the new Floating Mosque on the other.

Darul Hana Bridge links the northern and southern parts of Kuching
Darul Hana Bridge links the northern and southern parts of Kuching

The RM35 million bridge is a symbol of unity for the country’s first “City of Unity”, and aptly named Darul Hana, or meaning in Arabic, “home to peace and tranquility”.

 Darul Hana Bridge with the Floating Mosque as backdrop
Darul Hana Bridge with the Floating Mosque as backdrop

When crossing the bridge, do look out for elements of the Bidayuh community’s bamboo bridges, supported by steel cables linked to two juxtaposed hornbill-topped towers.

 Darul Hana Bridge has a length of 335 metres
Darul Hana Bridge has a length of 335 metres

The bridge is 335 metres long and 3.25 metres wide, with the viewing decks each measuring 30 metres long and 11 metres wide. Maximum capacity of the bridge is 800 people at any one time. The bridge is open from 6am until midnight daily.

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