{:en}Christmas celebration is near. As usual there is decoration in the Shopping Malls around Kuching. The year 2020 is a different year compared to previous years as 2020 is the year of the pandemic.

Nevertheless with movement control and restriction in the air, the Shopping Malls still offers great sensation with well decorated public areas in the Shopping Mall. Lets visit some of the well decorated malls in Kuching City.

Below is the video we made for you if you didn’t have the opportunity to visit them. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2021 from Kuching Sarawak, with featuring a sape instrumental music.

tHe Spring Mall Kuching

tHe Spring Mall in Kuching is always the winner in Christmas decoration or any other forms of festive decorations in Kuching City if Shopping Mall is considered. They will never fail to amaze us with the most extravagance decoration which expands all direction of the Mall Atrium and public areas.

It had been said if you had to choose one Mall for your visits and photo taking during festive seasons while you are on your short tour, tHe Spring Mall is one of the top choice.

The 3 story tall Christmas tree decked with various ornaments and lighting

The 3 story tall Christmas tree decked with various ornaments and lighting.

This year the Mall is decorated with extensive cottons and lighting, with an experience of snowing in the hot tropical Kuching.

Before entering the Shopping Mall, there is a 3 story tall Christmas tree at the front of the mall. The Christmas tree is well decorated with huge sized ornaments and fully lighted up by decorative lighting. This is the hot spot for everyone to take a photo with friends and family.

Close up look at the details.

Close up look at the details.

The huge ornaments on the Christmas tree

The huge ornaments on the Christmas tree.

Trees are decorated from the main entrance towards the central mall atrium, featuring classical street lights, deer, snow mans, snow covered ground and shrubs and even a classical car on display.

Decorated Christmas trees along the Main entrance

Decorated Christmas trees along the Main entrance.

The Christmas trees within the mall

The Christmas trees within the mall.

The snowman decoration around the mall

The snowman decoration around the mall.

Close-up look of the decoration reveal the fine details in those decoration

Close-up look of the decoration reveal the fine details in those decoration.

A classical red car in the snow

A classical red car in the snow.

The decoration doesn’t stop there as at the right (south) of the central atrium there is a special decoration area featuring decorated stalls selling Christmas gifts and cookies, and tall decorated buildings in western European style. Not to mention there is decorated horse carriage for photo taking. There is endless photography opportunity here.

The decorated shops

The decorated shops.

There are decorated streets have all the details of a classical streets

There are decorated streets have all the details of a classical streets.

These are decorated shop with detail decorations and not functional shops

These are decorated shop with detail decorations and not functional shops.

Need a horse ride anyone ?

Need a horse ride anyone ?

There are functional stalls within the South Atrium winter street, selling Christmas gifts

There are functional stalls within the South Atrium winter street, selling Christmas gifts.

A view from the mall second floor

A view from the mall second floor.

Plaza Merdeka Mall Kuching

When talking about which is the premium mall beside the prime tourist location in Kuching, it will be the Plaza Merdeka Mall beside the Padang Merdeka. The mall is just located nearby various tourist hot spot including Indian Street, Sarawak Old Court house, the Square Fort, Darul Hana Bridge and Musical Fountain, and Kuching Waterfront.

The golden deer ornaments beside the main entrance

The golden deer ornaments beside the main entrance.

The decoration at Plaza Merdeka is more simple and less ambitious than tHe Spring Mall. It do still cheer up the Christmas spirit.

Decorated stage with Christmas theme

Decorated stage with Christmas theme.

Golden deer on stage

Golden deer on stage.

Decorated classical car.

Decorated classical car

Boulevard Shopping Mall Kuching

One of the more humble and classical shopping mall in Kuching is the Boulevard Shopping Mall. This may not be any of the top mall destination in Kuching city, but occasionally there is some small surprise within.

There is not much decoration here either, but just enough to tell others that Christmas is around the corner.

The Christmas stage

The Christmas stage.

The flying reindeer decoration

The flying reindeer decoration.

The Santa Clause and his sledge

The Santa Clause and his sledge.

The huge Snowman Decoration

The huge Snowman Decoration.