Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia · 594 hotels available
Opened to public in July 15, 1965, Sabah Museum was then located in the shop houses at Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu. It was the State Government's commitment to the Sabah Museum that a much larger (43 acres), permanent and prestigious site for the purpose-built museum was chosen to relocate the museum to Jalan Muzium at the pulse of Kota Kinabalu city. On April 11, 1984, Sabah Museum, located at its present site was officiated by His Majesty the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong. Aims to promote a broad interpretation of our unique heritage, this museum is available to be visited daily from 9am to 5pm with the admission fee of RM2 for Malaysian ahd RM15 for non-Malaysian visitor. Some of the main attractions there are the ethnographic collection in the main building, includes human skulls dating from Sabah’s head-hunting days, and a sininggazanak, a totemic wooden figurine placed in the field of a Kadazan man who died without heirs. Also, there are exhibition on oil drilling in the Science and Technology Centre and many historical photographs in the history gallery that depict the city when Jalan Gaya still constituted the waterfront, lined with lean-tos thatched with nipah-palm leaves.
Sabah Tea Garden invites you to immerse in its breathtaking ambient, surrounded by pristine dense rainforests in the cool mountain air and away from the the crowd of the city. Open daily from 8am to 4.30pm, the admission fee to the tea factory is RM14. Apart from enjoying various flavors of tea, some of the activities that can be carried out here are obstacle-crossing in the Sapaon Recreational Area, trekking along the trails to the peak of Kamunsu Hill or embarking on a night walk to check out the unique insect life. For those who wish to spend a night or two here, there is a range of accomodation available.
Kinabalu Park holds a wide range biodiversity with no shortage of fauna species and variety of unique flora. Also known as Taman Kinabalu, it is Malaysia’s first World Heritage Site designated by UNESCO. Located at Ranau, it is estimated that there are approxitamely 5000 species flora and fauna that can be found here, from the world's largest pitcher plant to one of the rarest orchids in the world. Besides multitude of natural attractions, there are also fun activities such as mountain biking, golf, farm tours, and canopy walk for you to enjoy. This place is very famous among extreme sports junkies.
Ming Garden Hotel & Residences is a lively 4 star hotel where civilization, abstract, food, arts and music meet guests’ essential desire. Contemporary and elegant, this place lures the heart of travelers and local visitors alike to their warm abode and pleasant hospitality in the pulse of Kota Kinabalu City. Located only 1.07 from Sabah State Museum, this hotel is an ideal place for both business or leisure traveller. Decorated with pleasant hues to deliver sleek simplicity and comfort, all rooms are featured with standard essential facilities. Also, complimentary high speed internet access is available throughout the hotel.
Offers majestic view of Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in South East Asia, the South China Sea, the islands, and the bustling city of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Oriental Hotel is situated in a close proximity with many local attractions such as IMAGO Shopping Mall (0.46 km), Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu (0.73 km), KK City Waterfront (0.96 km), Sabah State Museum (1.08 km). Apart from comfortable and affordable rooms, this place features Café Oriental, a restaurant with Al Fresco dining, Tapai Lounge which provides nightly live entertainment (except for Monday), six meeting rooms which cater for 12 to 450 persons, complimented by the latest multimedia/ audio visual equipment, and a business centre services. Also, there is a fully equipped fitness centre which includes sauna and a swimming pool with a sunset patio for the guests to unwind.