Tomb of Dato Permaisuri (Makam Dato Permaisuri)

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The Tomb of Dato Permaisuri that of a legend of a beautiful princess who has settled down in Miri after a shipwreck. In recognition of her unselfish services to the local muslim community, her tomb was gazetted by the Sarawak Government to be part of the Miri heritage.

The legend goes that this beautiful princess from Johor was shipwrecked whilst sailing around coast of Miri on the way to Brunei. She survived and landed on the beach where the locals took care of her, where she settled, adapted herself to the local life and did not want to return to Johor. She even set up a school and spread the teaching of Islam thereby becoming very much respected here for the love and unselfish service to the community.

Two roads, a school and a mall in Miri were named after her. Even today, many of those who know of the legend continue to visit her tomb to show respect for the great princess.

Please note : The map below is just a general area and not the exact location.


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