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Kota Kinabalu

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About Kota Kinabalu

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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Kota Kinabalu City Mosque
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Mosque
The Floating Mosque, also known as the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, is located on the shores of Likas Bay on the northeastern side of downtown Kota Kinabalu. The mosque is a classic example of contemporary Islamic architecture and offers an unforgettable view of the sunset. The stunning scenery features the white mosque reflected in the lake surrounding it, accented by a backdrop of clear blue sky.
Tanjung Aru Beach
4.6/5
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Beach
Located on the west side of Kota Kinabalu, Tanjung Aru Beach is undoubtedly one of the most popular landmarks in Kota Kinabalu for both locals and tourists. Daytime entertainment include a variety of water activities, while evenings are perfect for gatherings with family and friends, enjoying the sea breeze, tasting delicious local delicacies and taking in the unparalleled sunsets.
Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park
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National Park
Island/Peninsula
Tunku Abdul Rahman Park is a famous marine-type national park in Malaysia. It consists of five islands, namely Gaya Island, Sabi Island, Mamudi Island, Manukan Island and Solo Island. These islands have beautiful sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. The sea is home to a large number of corals and marine life. The jungle is rich in plants and many rare wild animals. You can choose to island hop, taking a stroll through the woods, diving in the water, or choose an just one island to enjoy the blue sky and a leisurely holiday.
Kota Kinabalu
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Kota Kinabalu is the gateway to east Malaysia and an important transportation hub for those who intend to travel onwards to Sabah. Kota Kinabalu is rich in tourism resources - the magnificently beautiful sunsets from Tanjung Rhu Beach, the towering mountains, the bekantan monkey habitat in the mangroves. There is plenty to fill an exciting holiday with. Kota Kinabalu is surrounded by many small islands, each of which has its own distinctive characteristics. Some of the better known islands include Pulau Sapi, Pulau Manukan and Pulau Gaya. None of them are too far from Kota Kinabalu and visitors may consider taking an island-hopping tour. Kota Kinabalu is a place where many different cuisines converge. These include popular dishes like Bak Kut Teh and Hainanese Chicken Rice, as well as local seafood specialties.

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# Kota Kinabalu Tanjung A Road Shangri-La Spa Resort [Location] #
This time to Sabah, mainly to stay with children to play.
So the choice is the most mature Kota Kinabalu for tourism development.
Kota Kinabalu is the capital of Malaysia's Sabah. There are also many cities in the country that have direct flights to Kota Kinabalu. It is one of the first destinations for Malaysian travel. The
Kota Kinabalu consumption level is similar to that of the second-tier cities in China, and the scenery is also good. It is one of the three most beautiful sunsets in the world.
Visa
Malaysia can now apply for e-entre, similar to an electronic sign, cost 150 RMB, online application for a second.
WiFi
This time I went to Singapore and Malaysia, so I rented the Southeast Asia Universal WiFi for global roaming. In Singapore and Sabah, the network automatically switches, which is very convenient.
Rent 22.9/day, booked directly at the airport in advance online.
Hotel
We stayed in Kota Kinabalu for three nights, all of which are the Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Hotel.
The hotel is only 10-15 minutes drive from the airport, and 6 kilometers from the city of Kota Kinabalu.
Personally feel that Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Hotel is the best hotel in Kota Kinabalu. There are many people who come to see the sunset every evening. As a hotel guest, there is an advantage that you can book "Sunset". Location, at sunset, its perfect to have a cocktail on the sunset.
In addition, if you are playing with children, I recommend you to come to this wall. They have family suites, and there are no problems with 4-5 people living normally. This is actually quite cost-effective.
In addition, the hotel's children's entertainment facilities are also very perfect. The entire Sabah has only their children's water park, and they can take their children to a pleasant holiday without going out of the hotel.
Luggage
Baby's sunscreen
baby's diaper
baby's milk powder and small snacks
baby's swimsuit
baby's net red swimming Circle
baby's beautiful skirt
island tour
in the coastal area of Kota Kinabalu, there are three well-developed islands to travel. They are Manukan Island, Mamudi Island, Sha Bi Island.
The largest in Manugan, the island has the most complete facilities, restaurants and hotels.
Mamodi followed, but there are places to eat
Sabi Island is the smallest, but the sea is the clearest, suitable for snorkeling.
Generally, you can choose two or three islands according to your needs.
The hotel we stayed in can buy a boat ticket to the island directly at the hotel's private dock. The Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Hotel is close to these islands. It takes 10 minutes by boat and the public pier in the city of Biapu is much more.
This terminal is also open to the public. If you live in the direction of Tanjung Aru Road, there is no need to take a taxi to the city to take a boat. Simply come to Shangri-La Hotel.

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Posted: 28 Nov 2018
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Pulau Manukan Manukan Island

Kota Kinabalu Citys Kota Kinabalu Port is a public pier where people can take a boat every day. From here, take a boat trip to Tunku Adu The famous Sabi Island in Raman National Park is about 20 minutes, but we will go to Manukan Island and then to Sabi Island.
Buy the ticket, leave the city, the yacht speeds forward, the hull swings from time to time, stimulating a row of sprays splashing around, thrilling and exciting, under the blue sky and blue sky, there is no urban heat, only refreshing The sea breeze flies past the ear, and only the beauty of the ocean is constantly jumping in front of the eyes.
Tongku Abdul Rahman Island Park consists of five islands: Gaya Island, Sabi Island, Manukan Island, Mamudi Island and Sulu Island. It takes about 20 minutes by speedboat from the city center. Among the top five islands, Gaya Island is a private island with a Gayana Eco Resort; Manukan Island is the second largest island, there are also resorts on the island, and there are many people snorkeling. The water project makes it a water sports hobby. Paradise, there is a cross-sea zip line on the island of Sabi, it is also worth playing.
On the Manukan Island, we played a water parachute, you can drop the water and you can always float, you can live alone with two people playing at the same time, 100/person 5min; 180/2 people 10min, the feeling in the cloud is still double Its even more fun. Overlooking the city of Kota Kinabalu and the island, the sea breeze is blowing, and there is an inexplicable sense of thrills. This alternative view of Sabah is also an unforgettable experience.
Posted: 18 Jan 2019
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