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Kota Kinabalu Map, Malaysia

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Kota Kinabalu Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Kota Kinabalu with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Kota Kinabalu useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Kota Kinabalu!

Kota Kinabalu Travel Guide

Surprisingly it was Kota Kinabalu that received its name from Mount Kinabalu and theories that point vice-versa are totally wrong.  There have been arguments among historians about various original names of Kota Kinabalu like: Api-Api (where the word Api means fire in Malay), Deasoka (which means under the coconut tree), and Singgah Mata (which means something which pleases your eyes). read more

Kota Kinabalu Nightlife

Tiffnies happens to be the best place for night lovers. They are famous for their live bands and discos. If you are lucky then you might get the chance to enjoy the bikini nights of Tiffnies. If you like drinking then Waterfront is the place to go. There are many new places in and around Waterfront which one can enjoy. read more

Kota Kinabalu Sightseeing

 The Wisma Budaya Art Gallery located in the center of city regularly hosts some regional as well as some national art exhibitions. Monsopiad Cultural Village (also known as Kampung Monsopiad) regularly hosts cultural shows which focus on the culture of Kadazan Dusun. read more

Kota Kinabalu History

The rebellion was a major setback for BNBC and it took time before they again decided to settle down this time in the area opposite of Pulau Gaya. It is said that a village Api-Api, near Pulau Gaya, was the place where the company started their settlement after the rebellion. It is the same reason why Api-Api is counted amongst the original names of Kota Kinabalu. This location became an important harbor for the... read more

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