Marvelous Vacation

The Waterfront

Kota Kinabalu’s one-stop dining and entertainment centre is found right here along the famous Waterfront. The Waterfront is a popular hangout for both locals and visitors alike. Plenty of food outlets to choose from, from Indian cuisine to fusion food. The Waterfront would come to life at night, a popular[…]

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Signal Hill Observatory Platform

Signal Hill, the highest point in the city, is one of the best places to get a good view of Kota Kinabalu. Just a couple of minutes drive from Padang Merdeka will bring you to the airy deck where you can get amazing views that extend to the outlying islands[…]

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Sabah State Museum & Heritage Village

Built in 1985, the Museum complex is sited where then British North Borneo Governor’s Istana was once located. The Museum consists of the Main Building, Science and Education Centre, Heritage Village, Sabah Art Gallery and Museum of Islamic Civilization. Inside are various Galleries housing Natural History, Ceramics, Ethnography and Archaeology[…]

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North Borneo Railway

Take a ride on the North Borneo Railway and relive the nostalgic romance of British North Borneo. Passengers hop on a steam train straight out of the 1900s, chugging along the tracks from Tanjung Aru, through Kinarut before arriving in the Rice Bowl of Sabah, Papar. Along the way, soak[…]

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Mari Mari Cultural Village

The Mari Mari Cultural Village is situated amidst a remote forest setting in Kionsom, Inanam; away from the hustling and bustling city. Its surrounding atmosphere may faintly remind you of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s ‘The Lost World’; in the Sabahan sense. In the village, you will be introduced to various[…]

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KK Esplanade

The newly opened KK Esplanade invites visitors of all walks of life to come and enjoy it! Surrounded by famous landmarks such as the Hyatt Regency hotel and Wisma Merdeka shopping complex, this esplanade is a perfect place to chill out and enjoy the atmosphere of KK city. Overlooking the[…]

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Handicraft Market

Located along Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, the Handicraft Market is a favoured shopping haunt for locals and tourists alike. Souvenirs galore await you and rest assured there is something for everyone. You will be spoilt for choice with miles and miles of beautiful sarongs and pareos, an ideal reminder of[…]

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Gaya Street (Sunday Market)

Originally named Bond Street, Gaya Street located in the Kota Kinabalu Central Business District has been the centre of business for over a hundred years. The wooden shops with nipah roofs are long gone but here is where generations-old family businesses are still thriving passed down from father to son.[…]

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City Mosque

Built on a 2.47 acres site at the Likas bay, the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque is exemplary of the Islamic contemporary architecture. Situated near the sea, this majestic white mosque boasts similar features to the Nabawi Mosque in Medina. This floating mosque has a prayer hall which houses three madrasahs[…]

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Atkinson Clock Tower

One of the most enduring landmarks in Kota Kinabalu, it stands prominently on a bluff along Signal Hill Road adjacent to the old Police Station. Built in 1905, this all-wood, no-nails structure was built in memory of Francis George Atkinson- the popular first District Officer of Jesselton during the British[…]

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