Discover The beauty of Kota Kinabalu

The beauty of Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu


On the northwestern coast of the lush island of Borneo you’ll find Kota Kinabalu. It is the capital city of the Malaysian state of Sabah and boasts access to some of the most incredible natural surroundings in the world. Whether you’re into adventure, rest and relaxation, or searching for a place to immerse yourself in an exciting new culture, on Borneo you’ll find everything you’re looking for. Worldhotels is your gateway to excitement and comfort here in Kota Kinabalu. Go on a short escape out of the city and you’ll soon find yourself driving through vast green landscapes. Of course, you’ll want to see the majestic Mount Kinabalu with your own eyes. It comes as no surprise that since Kota Kinabalu was founded in the eighteenth century, this site has continued to inspire everyone who visits. Make the most of your time in the countryside and don’t miss the opportunity to visit Mari Mari Village. There you’ll gain first-hand insight into the local ethnic communities, sample the tribe’s cuisine, and watch traditional dances. Borneo is renowned for its pristine waters. Just 10 minutes offshore from Kota Kinabalu is the unbelievable Tunku Abdul Rahman Park. This nature reserve is a spectacular destination for relaxing beach days, and is home to the famous Police Bay on Gaya Island. The nearby Manukan Island is also a must-see: come and discover its idyllic snorkelling spots on a day trip. If you love street markets, Kota Kinabalu has plenty to offer. Spend your Sunday in the city and check out the Gaya Street market, where you’ll find all manner of colourful clothing and delectable street foods amidst a bustling atmosphere. For those not around on Sundays, another very attractive alternative is the Night Market, which is on every day starting in the afternoon. This is the best place to eat seafood amongst locals. Remember to stroll around and take in the sights, too. Experience the fabulous architecture at the Atkinson Clock tower or the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque on the shores of Likas Bay. These are testaments to the historical and cultural mix that makes this city so great. At dusk, make your way up to the observatory platform at the top of Signal Hill for unrivalled panoramic views that will have you remembering Kota Kinabalu for years to come.

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