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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
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“If you are looking for a place that has it all, then IMAGO Shopping Mall is a great place! This shopping mall is located in Kota Kinabalu city centre, about 10minutes drive from the airport. Besides shopping, it also features a movie theater, kids games and rides, food, souvenirs and so much more, making it one of the MUST visit place in KK! Monday 10am-10pm Tuesday 10am-10pm Wednesday 10am-10pm Thursday 10am-10pm Friday 10am-10pm Saturday 10am-10pm Sunday 10am-10pm ”
  • 54 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“One of recently opened big shopping mall located in the heart if the city, there's lots of local and western restaurants,Starbucks,few modern cinemas, Japanese Restaurants, convenience stores like Watson and Guardian. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“KK is famous for fresh seafood. And this place has Cheap and tasty seafood. Look for the Green signage for serve no pork ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Museum
“Good introduction to the history of Sabah. Long houses outside the museum. 沙巴州博物院”
  • 15 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Get a birds eye view of the city centre of Kota Kinabalu from this lookout point! There is no need to hike up and it is just a short car ride up the mountain from the city centre with absolutely rewarding views. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Entertainment
“- Features 5 ethnic tribes in one village - Please book in advance, the village does not accept walk-ins”
  • 19 locals recommend
Nature
“THE place to be to see the sunset if you're in KK. Nice long beach and a park next to it. There are stalls selling food and souvenirs also. Come in the morning when it's cooler because the sun is in your back or slightly later in the afternoon when the sun is cooler and catch the sunset. Can be quite crowded with tourists during weekends.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Mosque
“Kota Kinabalu City Mosque (Malay: Masjid Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu) is located at Jalan Pasir on the shores of Likas Bay. The mosque is partially surrounded by a human-made lagoon which is where the name of "The floating Mosque" comes from. The mosque is a popular tourist destination. The mosque can be visited by non-muslims, except during prayer hours. Visitors are required to wear modest clothing, long pants and long sleeves. Monday 8am-5pm Tuesday 12am-5pm Wednesday 12am-5pm Thursday 12am-5pm Friday 12am-5pm Saturday 8am-12.30pm Sunday CLOSED”
  • 22 locals recommend
Market
“You can get many hand made from local brand. Food, craft handship, local fruits and etc. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Jesselton Point is a ferry terminal to Labuan, Brunei, Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park and Gayana Island. Jesselton Point Waterfront offers casual dining and retails and handicraft stalls as well. Monday 6am-5pm Tuesday 6am-5pm Wednesday 6am-5pm Thursday 6am-5pm Friday 6am-5pm Saturday 6am-5pm Sunday 6am-5pm ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Place to shop
“Cheap Pearl & Fresh seafood! There are so many seafood stalls to choose from. However, generally all the stalls offer about the same seafood and price should not differ much. Therefore, just take your time to have a detailed look and pick whichever stall you feel good about.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Entertainment
“One of the most enduring landmarks in Kota Kinabalu, it stands prominently on a bluff along Signal Hill Road adjacent to the old Police Station. Built in 1905, this all-wood, no-nails structure was built in memory of Francis George Atkinson- the popular first District Officer of Jesselton during the British North Borneo Chartered Company Administration. This Clock Tower has the distinction of being the oldest standing wooden structure in Kota Kinabalu that survived the destruction of Jesselton town during World War II. Till today, it still serves to keep the city’s time. The Atkinson Clock Tower is managed by the Sabah Museum under its Antiquity and History section.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Night Club
“A fairly new joint for party lover with live music and show. Offer varieties of hard liquor, beers and wine. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Originally named Bond Street, Gaya Street located in the Kota Kinabalu has been the centre of business for over a hundred years. The wooden shops with nipah roofs are long gone but here is where generations-old family businesses are still thriving passed down from father to son. Every Sunday morning, the length of Gaya Street is closed off to traffic to make way for the Fair. Shop for anything under shady trees and over-sized umbrellas, like batik sarongs, fruits and flowers, arts and craft, footwear, antiques and souvenirs, cakes, even pets and herbs!. This is the best place to experience the cross-section of the local population when entire families enjoy a Sunday Outing”
  • 19 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“Apart from their very strategic location in the heart of the city centre, the food is excellent. Especially recommended is the Claypot Chicken Rice. Just remember there is usually a large crowd here and you have to wait for a table. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Personal favorite restaurant for Italian cuisine. Very popular venue for a romantic date or a family dine in.”
  • 16 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“KK is famous for fresh seafood. And this place has Cheap and tasty seafood. Look for the Green signage for serve no pork ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
“Apart from their very strategic location in the heart of the city centre, the food is excellent. Especially recommended is the Claypot Chicken Rice. Just remember there is usually a large crowd here and you have to wait for a table. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Personal favorite restaurant for Italian cuisine. Very popular venue for a romantic date or a family dine in.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
“NON HALAL Yu Kee Bak Kut Teh (佑记肉骨茶) is the most crowded restaurant in Gaya Street of Kota Kinabalu city after office hours, and throngs of local and tourists come to try their famous Bak Kut Teh (肉骨茶 in Chinese), which is pork and organs simmered for hours in soup of herbs and spices (such as star anise, cinnamon, cloves, dang gui and garlic). The broth has nice aroma of traditional herb and the soup is thick and rich in meat sweetness. Once it enters your mouth, your body will send you a rewarding signal to tell you that it’s nutritious stuff. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Dry or Soup noodles Highly recommend to order the fried fishcakes to share They do serve seafood tom yum noodle soup if you are a spicy fan”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fusion food at reasonable prices. Great drinks esp mango mambo and mango smoothie”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
  • 3 locals recommend
Halal Restaurant
“Local delicacies such as Roti Kahwin, Teh tarik, dim sum station and etc. It is very quaint with old style furniture and decoration. Blend in with the locals here. ”
  • 8 locals recommend

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