Darul Maziah was built in the late 1880s by Third White Rajah’s Herald, Haji Hassim Arif. It is a 130 years old monument in which the best of Malay architecture are still beautifully preserved. Situated in the serene setting of Kampung Patingan (Kampung No.6), this house is home to various artifacts, photos and memories of significant points in Sarawak’s history. Beautiful and functional architecture suited to the climate and typical for its time may be observed here in form of wide awnings, intricately carved lattices and high windows. This heritage house is now inhabited by the seventh generation, Abang Sahari Jaya or Haji Epem, the seventh son of eleven siblings who are also grandchildren of Datuk Bentara Abang Haji Hassim Arif.

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