There are so many interesting places to visit if you come to Sabah, with variety of unique cultures and also have a very beautiful scenery such as Kundasang, Kota Kinabalu and many more. Kundasang is famously known due to its cool environment and its own cattle’s dairy farm that makes visitor feels like a New Zealand at first glance. However, most of visitors do not know that there is a historic place and also history happened at Kundasang during world war. The place is called as Kundasang War Memorial. This memorial was built to commemorates the British and Australian prisoners who died on the infamous Sandakan Death Marches. Besides that, it also recognizes the sacrifice of the native population of Sabah. The memorial was divided into for section areas, which are The English Rose garden, The Australian garden, The Borneo garden and also The Contemplation garden. The first three garden represents the home countries of the victims. A column passing passage leads to a pond is the Contemplation Garden. In 2011, marble panels were installed here with the names of all the victims. For those who are interested and wants to know more about this history, then this place should be visit. It is located 10km east of Kinabalu National Park headquarters.
Curios on how the dairy milk have been process? then this is the place that will answer all doubt in your head! Desa Dairy Farm is located at the foothill of Mt. Kinabalu, at the Mesilau Plateau, Kundasang, Ranau. From Kundasang War Memorial it took 14 minutes’ journey by car at 5.5 km away. It provides an education on the process of raw milk become a dairy milk that we consume every day. The best time to visit this place is around 2.30 pm, this is because the milking session is about to start at 3.00 pm. Besides that, fresh milk with chocolates and original flavor are available for sale at the lobby with a cheaper price.
Mount Kinabalu is the highest mountain between the Himalayas and New Guinea. Standing majestically at 13,435 feet above sea level and it is one of the place that must be visit by natural lovers due to variety types of flora and fauna can be found here. There is no mountain climbing skills requires to climb Mount Kinabalu, however you must be mentally and physically prepared.
Kinabalu Pine Resort was built using wooden cabins with exclusive Selangan Batu hardwood. There are two types of cabins which are Standard or Deluxe cabins, with blocks S & N at the resort’s crest. Amenities that offers by Kinabalu Pine Resorts are all rooms come with Wi-Fi internet access, satellite television channels, intercom facility, en-suite bathroom, hair dryer and coffee & tea making facilities. This resort is located 0.73 km away from Kundasang War Memorial.
Celyn Resort Kinabalu is the perfect getaway whether it is for a short trip or a long one. This resort is furnished with luxurious trimmings that will bring a cozy and comfortable feeling towards its guest. Besides that, the amazing attractions is located nearby from the resort such as Mt. Kinabalu, Kinabalu Park, Hot Spring and the War Memorial. With 53 units of room that you have to choose either deluxe room or villa. This resort is located 3.21 km away from Kundasang War Memorial.
Mile 36 Lodge is sited in an attractive location, steps away from the border to the Mount Kinabalu with 3.59 km away from Kundasang War Memorial. They promise that guest will be enjoying a spectacular views of Mount Kinabalu in the front lawn of the Lodge. The grounds of the Lodge are larger than most lodges and it is a peaceful nature retreat. Mile 36 Lodge is a great place for relaxing point for those who seek for calmness.