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Kota Kinabalu Travel Guide

Kota Kinabalu is the capital city of Malaysia's Sabah, or Borneo. In downtown Kota Kinabalu, there are cultural sites such as the astounding Masjid Bandaraya (Kota Kinabalu City Mosque) and the Atkinson Clock Tower as well as gastronomical ones like Welcome Seafood Restaurant and Suang Tain Seafood Restaurant. Leaving the city proper, Kota Kinabalu has islands such as Pulau Mengalum and Sapi Island, which are suitable for snorkeling. There are also mountains to go climbing, such as Malaysia's famous Gunung Kinabalu, or Mount Kinabalu.
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What to Do
Looking for things to do in Kota Kinabalu? We provide up-to-date info on everything from must-see scenic spots to local hangouts.
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Kota Kinabalu City Mosque
4.3/51,243 Reviews
Tanjung Aru Beach
4.7/51,185 Reviews
Mengalum Island
4.6/5486 Reviews
Kawa Mangrove
4.6/5366 Reviews
Gaya Street Sunday Market
Gaya Island
4.6/5104 Reviews
Manukan Island
4.5/5207 Reviews
Tunku Abdul Rahman Park
4.6/5244 Reviews
Mamutik Island
4.5/5120 Reviews
Weston Wetland
4.5/5147 Reviews
Kokol Hill Elf
4.6/532 Reviews
Pulau Tiga Park
4.5/581 Reviews
Where to Stay
Discover the most popular places to stay in Kota Kinabalu, complete with recommendations from fellow travelers and special hotel offers.
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Hotel Sixty3
4.6/561 Reviews
Hotel 7 Suria
4.7/5204 Reviews
Hotel Capital Kota Kinabalu
The Jesselton Hotel
4.4/536 Reviews
Avangio Hotel Kota Kinabalu
The Klagan Hotel
4.6/5158 Reviews
Horizon Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Toojou Kota Kinabalu
4.5/528 Reviews
Discounts on Tours & Tickets
Check out and book popular local experiences, including tours, admission tickets, day trips, and packages.
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Kinabalu Park & Poring Hot Spring Tour
4.0/51 Reviews
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SGD102
Gaya Island Trek & Sapi Island from Kota Kinabalu
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SGD222
Pandan Pandan Private Island Escape with Packed Lunch
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SGD81
Kota Kinabalu Cove Fishing & Snorkeling Tour with BBQ Lunch
Kota Kinabalu ATV Riding and Dairy Farm at Mountain Kinabalu
Kiulu White River Rafting
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SGD65
Top of the World - Sunrise Leisure Hike St. Veronica Hill
2d1n Mount Kinabalu Via Ferrata - Walk The Torq
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SGD966
Kellybays Mangrove Cruise with Lunch
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SGD107
What to Eat
Want to eat like a local? Don't miss out on these top Kota Kinabalu dishes and foodie spots.
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Kak Nong Restaurant
4.5/52 Reviews
Coffee Terrace
4.4/514 Reviews
Aruba Bar at First Beach
Lok Kyun Restaurant
3.0/51 Reviews
Maggie Cafe
3.0/51 Reviews
Adzie Cafe n Bakery
3.0/51 Reviews
Naan-Flavours of India
4.5/52 Reviews
"Asian Cuisine"
Adys Restaurant
3.0/51 Reviews
5 Star Hainanese Chicken Rice & BBQ Pork
4.5/5140 Reviews
Average price per person: SGD7
"Fast Food"
Coffee Terrace
3.5/52 Reviews
Daily Q Restaurant
3.0/51 Reviews

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