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Kota Kinabalu Destination Guide

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Kota Kinabalu in the region of Sabah with it's 457,326 residents is a place located in Malaysia - some 1,010 mi (or 1,625 km) East of Kuala Lumpur, the country's capital.

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Local time in Kota Kinabalu is now 12:59 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kuching" with an UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Simunul, Narra, Bongao, Kampung Kipovo, Kampung Kebambangan or Kasuapan. While being here, you might want to check out Kampung MInintod, Kampung Likas, Kota Kinabalu, Kampung Tanjung Aru, Kampung Kapayan and Kampung Trawi as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Night market in Kota Kinabalu Malaysia ...

05:27 min ( July 27, 2009 by Philip Parubets)
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View From 12th Floor Karamunsing Comple...

01:51 min ( September 13, 2008 by Jay T.)
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The newly completed Karamunsing flyover, at Kota Kinabalu City. This is the third flyover in Kota Kinabalu. Here you can get a good view of Karamunsing. This was the view as of 10th August 2008

Mount Kinabalu - Kota Kinabalu Sabah M...

02:11 min ( October 26, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa)
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Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu Hotel (Par...

00:32 min ( August 10, 2010 by visitkotakinabalu)
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Conveniently located in the city centre of Kota Kinabalu, the hotel features a great location that offers easy access to many popular attractions. An ideal hotel for both business and leisure traveler...

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Interesting facts about this location

Sabah Tshung Tsin Secondary School

Sabah Tshung Tsin Secondary School (Sekolah Menengah Tshung Tsin Sabah in Malay, 沙巴崇正中学 in Chinese) is a Chinese independent high school located in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. The principal is Hiew Hoh Shin. The school has two semesters each year. An academic year begins in January, with an approximately two weeks holiday in June, and ends in the beginning of November. The school is one of sixty Chinese Independent High Schools in Malaysia.

More reading: Sabah Tshung Tsin Secondary School homepage
Located at 5.97, 116.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Sabah, Education in Sabah, Educational institutions established in 1965, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Tshung Tsin Secondary School, Schools in Sabah, Secondary schools in Malaysia

Likas Stadium

Likas Stadium is located in the area of Likas in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. It is mainly used for association football and athletics and it is located within Likas Sports Complex. Likas Stadium has a capacity of 35,000, making it the 8th largest football stadium in Malaysia in terms of seating capacity. This stadium was originally an all-standing venue with a small grandstand that seats 200 person. Major renovation of the stadium were finished in 2001 for the hosting of Sukma Games in 2002.

More reading: Likas Stadium homepage
Located at 5.97, 116.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Sabah, Football venues in Malaysia, Rugby union stadiums in Malaysia, Sabah, Sabah FA

Kota Kinabalu International Airport

Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) serves the city of Kota Kinabalu, the state capital of Sabah, Malaysia. It is located about 8 km southwest of the city centre. It is the second busiest airport in Malaysia after Kuala Lumpur International Airport, handling 5.8 million passengers in 2011. It is the main gateway into the state of Sabah and into Borneo.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.97, 116.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Sabah, Buildings and structures in Sabah, Kota Kinabalu


Inanam is a town and sub-district of Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, Malaysia. It is situated 10km from Kota Kinabalu city centre. The town population consists of mainly the Dusun, and the Chinese who operate the shops. Of late however there is a large influx of immigrants both from the southern Philippines and Indonesia. Many of them are illegals and live in squatters.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.97, 116.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Sabah


Menggatal is a Malaysian town and sub-district on the west coast of Sabah, on the outskirts of the capital, Kota Kinabalu. It is under the jurisdiction of Kota Kinabalu City Hall. The name 'Menggatal' is largely believed to refer to the name of a tree that cause skin itchiness, hence the name which means 'causing itch' in Malay.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.97, 116.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Sabah