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The nasi kukus ayam goreng berempah is an east coast delicacy or is known as Kelantan signature food and began to be popular among Malaysian people from other state. Nasi kukus is one of the popular local food in Malaysia. If you are visiting Tawau you may try Pak Din Nasi Kukus Restaurant located at Jalan Haji Karim, Tawau Town, opened in a row of shop houses that visitors easily to find. The restaurant started its operation in the year 2014 that offers variety of menu that include Nasi Kukus, Nasi Ayam, Gado-Gado, Rojak Ayam and Soto which is only RM 5.
The special about Pak Din Nasi Kukus which attract many locals and tourists to come, they serve the crunchy chicken together with tasty and superb sambal and curry gravy. The rice is steamed in an aluminium bowl and served only when order is placed. This means that the individually steamed rice is fresh and fragrant. The ayam goreng berempah (marinated fried chicken) is a side dish together with sambal that was very tasty. It has a spicy and tangy flavor which blends very well with the chicken feet gravy and vegetable curry. It is perfect freshly steamed rice, crispy fried chicken, sambal belacan, acar and curry gravy. Pak Din Nasi Kukus Restaurant is open to public daily from Monday to Sunday from 10.00 AM until 9.00 PM.
You can board Malaysia Airlines and Airasia to Tawau Airport. From the airport you may take taxi to Pak Din Nasi Kukus Restaurant where it takes approximately 34 minutes’ drive away.
You can drive to reach Pak Din Nasi Kukus Restaurant where it takes approximately 4 minutes’ drive from Tawau Town via Jalan Bungah. Follow the signage until you reach Pak Din Nasi Kukus Restaurant at Jalan Haji Karim.
If you travel from Kota Kinabalu you can board long distance express bus to Tawau Town which was 8 hour journey. Once you reach Tawau Town you either can walk or get a taxi to Pak Din Nasi Kukus Restaurant where the distance is only 700 m from Tawau Town.
Tawau Bell Tower is the popular heritage sites in Tawau town that you can visit during your trip at Tawau. The Bell Tower located at the Tawau Town Padang, was built in 1921 by war prisoners. It is significant to the city as it is the only structure in Tawau that has survived World War II. Ironically, the Bell Tower has no bell.
Tawau Japanese War Memorial is a former Japanese cemetery in Tawau in the Malaysian state of Sabah which now has been transformed into a memorial. The memorial is located at Tanjung Batu Street. Here you can find some of the stone relics have Japanese characters written on them that mourn the deceased.
Tawau Handicraft Market is one of the popular markets in Tawau that you shouldn’t miss to visit. Here you can find variety vendors selling pearl jewellery, souvenirs, batik, ladies and mens clothing, kids clothes and any other local items and small food court which selling local Tawau Food. They called it Pasar Gantung because almost everything you see in the market is hung high up.
You can head to the Tawau Waterfront to catch the beautiful Sabah sunset. There are many spots you can choose to watch the sunset. You also can see local people selling freshly cut young mango as a snacks that you can give a try.
MB Hotel is a 3 star hotel Is ideally located in the heart of Tawau Town. This hotel located near Pak Din Nasi Kukus Restaurant where the distance is within 0.1 km. With the great locations, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. MB Hotel is a splendid choice for travellers looking for comfort trip at a cheaper price in Tawau.
Staying at Marco Polo Hotel Tawau is a good choice when you are visiting Tawau. The hotel's garden is an ideal place to relax and unwind after a busy day. With all facilities offered, Marco Polo Hotel Tawau is the right place to stay.