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Kota Kinabalu

Popular amongst locals and tourists for being the gateway to Mount Kinabalu.

About Kota Kinabalu

  • Country

    Malaysia

  • Weather

    32 °C

  • Time

    UTC +5h

  • Currency

    Ringgit

When it comes to Malaysian hospitality, one simply cannot avoid mentioning Kota Kinabalu and its welcoming warmth. Shouldering the role of Sabah’s capital city, it is especially popular amongst locals and tourists for being the gateway to Mount Kinabalu, while also serving as the portal to some of Borneo’s most beautiful islands. When coupled with its plethora of food, shopping, cultural and historical offerings, it is easy to see why Kota Kinabalu—or as it is fondly known, KK—is one of Malaysia’s best features.

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