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Sibu Central Market

Sibu Central Market has both common and exotic market goods for sale under one roof.

Hungry for the freshest ingredients or perhaps a local delicacy? Then look no further than the Sibu Central Market when you are in town!



Located in the city centre, Sibu Central Market is within walking distance for those staying right in the town of Sibu.


Opening Days and Hours

The market opens daily from 06:00 to 23:00.


Entry Fee and Bookings

Admission to the market is free.


How to Get There

From the city centre, you can take a taxi or even walk to the market if your accommodation is near the Rajang River, the Royal Inn Hotel, or Garden Hotel.


Suggested for

The central market is suitable for those who enjoy fresh produce and exotic food. It is a great place for young couples, solo travelers, and backpackers.


Time to Spend

Spend at least 2 hours at the market if you would like to cover both the dry and wet sections.


Popularity and Best Time to Go

The best time to go is in the morning when the produce and market goods are still fresh and the temperature is cooler.



The market also has food stalls selling at budget prices. Alternatively, you can also explore Sibu town for a range of restaurants, cafes, and hawker stalls.


Safety and Fraud

The market may get crowded during peak or early hours, do ensure that you keep your belongings close with you in case of pickpockets.


Nearby Attractions

Within walking distance is the Tua Pek Kong Temple, which is famous for its 7-storey high pagoda.



The city centre offers a number of accommodations that include home stays to hotels. These range from budget to luxury depending on your preferences.


Good to Know

Do check from stall to stall to ensure that you get the best bargain for anything you purchase at the market.

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