The Grand Old Lady

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Iise Chew
Malaysia1,843 contributions
Oct 2020
📌The Grand Old Lady

During our last trip to Miri, Michelle and I were often recommended to visit Canada Hill, a limestone ridge with an amazing view of Miri City. Directly being in sight, overlooking our window from Pullman Miri Waterfront, one could hike up Canada Hill, or take a Grab up.

-enjoy amazing views of Miri City from Canada Hill. Watch the city light up as the skies darken.
-visit the 'Grand Old Lady', also known as Well No.1 as it was the first oil well in the country.
-stroll through the Petroleum Science Museum, which educates on the prominence of the oil and gas industry in Miri's earlier days

We arrived late at Canada Hill, when it was nearly dark. It's a lovely place, with a lovely view.
Written 15 December 2020
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HTH
Kuching, Malaysia147 contributions
Dec 2019 • Solo
It's the first oil well in Sarawak state.The derrick constructed and produced oil for about 62 years.It really helps to transform Miri from small village into prosperous,modern town .Thanks to this natural resources -black gold/oil.
Written 18 April 2020
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Saini Awang
Putrajaya, Malaysia5 contributions
Feb 2020 • Family
Brought my grand daughter and grandson to see how miri town started to grow after oil was discovered. A kind walk through the history. Good experience for the kids.
Written 22 February 2020
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FatinoaVivatin
Shah Alam, Malaysia146 contributions
Oct 2019
Grand old lady is Miri City viewpoint overlooking the city and South China Sea. You can even see a oil rig from the viewpoint. There is also a petroleum museum and monument. Serene view and suitable for a short visit.
Written 25 November 2019
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Kennyisegg
Singapore, Singapore164 contributions
Nov 2019 • Family
5th November 2019, 2nd day. Planned to visit this historical museum in Miri. A memorial place, at least.
Written 17 November 2019
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IbrahimRabani
Sri Kembangan, Malaysia538 contributions
Jun 2019
this is quite an old monument but an important milestone that sets the oil & gas industry in Malaysia.
Nothing much to do around he but its quite a good spot for IG moments.
Written 17 August 2019
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Mohamad Udin
Miri, Malaysia43 contributions
Sep 2018 • Family
Very historical place where the first oil well ever drilled in Sarawak. Well preserved spot where you could visit the Petroleum Muzeum close by. Free entry and open everyday
Written 4 August 2019
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The QA Food & Places
Malaysia22 contributions
Jun 2019 • Friends
Another name is called The Grand Old Lady which start oil production in year 1910 that strike Miri town into an Oil Town. Museum, Eating place overlook the city and Sunset enjoying the beautiful scenery of South China SDea and the Whole Miri City. Hiking also give a good memories and sweat out. You do not want to miss this place when you are in Miri.
Written 14 June 2019
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Eric H
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia16 contributions
Jun 2019 • Couples
Nice please where you will find Forrest trails are quite challenging, depending on your level of strength. Here you will find a view of miri city with a lovely sunset
Written 4 June 2019
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bikerjoe15
Singapore, Singapore992 contributions
May 2019 • Friends
A short drive from Miri town, the Grand Old Lady, a replica of the first oil well, soars 30 metres (98 feet) at the top of the hill. Enjoy the panoramic views of Miri and the South China Sea. Apparently one of the more popular things to do in Miri is to watch sunrise or sunset here but we came here at 10.30am which was Super hot. The Petroleum Musuem was a let down, none of the interactive quizzes were working and the staff there looked bored. No English pamphlets were available at our time of visit.
Written 12 May 2019
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