Bekenu (also known as Bekenu Bazaar or Bakenu) is a small fishing town near Miri, in Sarawak, Malaysia. It lies approximately 477.6 kilometres (297 mi) northeast of the state capital Kuching. The town has a few rows of shophouses, a fish market, several places to eat, and a pleasant esplanade. The town square faces the Bekenu river, and many of the shophouses date from the 1930s. The most serious recent flood in Bekenu was in 1962 when shops were flooded up to the first floor and people had to be rescued by fishermen in rowing boats. Neighbouring settlements include: * Kampung Kuala Satap 1.9 kilometres (1.2 mi) north * Kampung Lusong 1.9 kilometres (1.2 mi) north * Kampung Jangalas 2.6 kilometres (1.6 mi) northwest * Kampung Ajau 2.6 kilometres (1.6 mi) northeast * Kampung Tengah 3.7 kilometres (2.3 mi) west * Kampung Sinop 3.7 kilometres (2.3 mi) east * Kampung Padang 3.7 kilometres (2.3 mi) north * Kampung Sungi Tiris 3.7 kilometres (2.3 mi) south * Kampung Teris 4.1 kilometres (2.5 mi) southwestWikipedia
Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Bekenu, Malaysia. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. A gripping city on its own right, Miri also deserves a visit. Add Miri to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Mulu Caves, Niah Caves, Canada Hill. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Miri Airport, Marudi Airport. Popular vacation packages of Bekenu are of 1-2 days.
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