Accidentally stumbling across a new place is what traveling is all about, But of course, it never hurts to understand a thing or two about the area before you go. We'll help you find out some basic facts about Kota Kinabalu.
If you need a little help getting your bearings, the national capital, Kuala Lumpur, is 1,000 miles (1,609 kilometers) to the west. Also, Papar is 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south.
Around 460,000 people reside in this corner of Sabah, so you'll have plenty of opportunities to make new friends.
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Life is one epic journey, so why not get out there and really live it up in Kota Kinabalu? You can begin by selecting from the 321 sensational properties available through Travelocity.
You're on vacation! It's the best time to treat yourself to life's little luxuries. Make a reservation at the Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu or the Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu and enjoy excellent service and a decadent room.
If you're simply looking for a cosy space to get some sleep, don't worry! There are options for you too. The Iskandar Sinsuran Guesthouse and the Victoria Hotel & Hostel are some pocket-friendly alternatives.
Say hello to unforgettable adventures in Kota Kinabalu. Once you've walked out of Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI), the middle of town will be only 4 miles (6 kilometers) to the north.
Going off the beaten path is an excellent way to discover a new place. So, why not do it from behind a steering wheel? Organize a car rental via Travelocity and get set to turn up your road trip playlist in Kota Kinabalu.
Collect a car from Europcar at Kota Kinabalu International Airport and you can go directly from the tarmac to wherever you please.
On the hunt for a few sightseeing suggestions? Don't leave this happening city until you've enjoyed attractions like the Sabah State Mosque and 1 Borneo Hypermall.
You'll have fun finding presents for your family and friends, as well as a few well-deserved treats for yourself, at Centre Point.
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If you'd like a keepsake of your vacation, look beyond the common mugs, T-shirts and fridge magnets, and discover the ideal memento at City Mall.
But that's not all.
Looking to find out more about religion? Stop by All Saint's Cathedral to experience where many locals worship.
Whether you want your next travel experience to be mind-blowing and exciting or more chilled and calm, there's one thing for sure — you'll have a bucketload of tales to tell when it's all over!
Looking forward to some fun adventures in Kota Kinabalu? We suggest trying out a few of these things:
Explored all of Kota Kinabalu already? Don't fret! Tuaran is just 17 miles (27 kilometers) from here and has plenty of activities to keep you busy. Upside Down House is the perfect place to start learning the culture of the region. The Tuaran Crocodile Farm and the Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club are also well worth your time. Want more options? Bongawan is 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Kota Kinabalu. Make your way here for attractions including the Nurul Hidayah Pekan Bongawan Mosque, the Membakut Chinese Temple and the Borneo Golf and Country Club. You've got a world of choice!
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