The emerging business
center of Borneo.

Kota Kinabalu (KK) is the main industrial as well as commercial centre for Sabah so it plays an important role in the politics and economics of the entire state. It is also home to Malaysia’s second busiest airport with flights direct from China, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, Japan and many more.

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Prime in destination.
Rich in potential.

Kota Kinabalu, formerly known as Jesselton, is the capital city, of the state of Sabah, Malaysia. It’s positioned on a sea orientated portion of land between the Crocker Range to the east and the South China Sea to the west. Set against the backdrop of Mount Kinabalu, this beautiful Nature Resort City has become a popular tourism destination.

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Kota Kinabalu is one of the ports of call for many cruise ships passing through east Asia such as Queen Victoria, Queen Mary 2, Diamond Princess, MV Arcadia and SuperStar Virgo via cruise lines such as Cunard, Star Cruises, Princess Cruises and P&O Cruises. Cruise ships will usually dock at Kota Kinabalu Port north of Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal.

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Suria Sabah located in the middle of Kota Kinabalu. It is a modern 1 Stop modern shopping, located in the city centre, offering a wide selection of international and regional brands, coupled with Malaysian and Sabahan chain stores, eateries and boutiques. Operating Hours: Opens daily on 10.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m.

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The Peak collection is SBC’s first development and is KK’s first and only Master- planned development. Consisting of the Peak Vista, Peak SoHo, Peak Suites, The Peak and Signal Hill Park, located at the foot of Signal Hill. These prestigious properties offer panoramic views of the South China Sea, Likas Bay, the City and islands.

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Signal Hill, the highest point in the city, is one of the best places to get a good view of Kota Kinabalu. Just a couple of minutes drive from Padang Merdeka will bring you to the airy deck where you can get amazing views that extend to the outlying islands of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park and further. There’s no entry fee at the platform, and the only facilities include a toilet and a small cafe that offers snacks and drinks. Operation Hours: Open daily from 8.00a.m. till 12.00a.m. Admission is free and facilities include washrooms and a small cafe that offers snacks and drinks. Operation Hours: Open daily from 8.00a.m. till 12.00a.m.

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The Kota Kinabalu bird sanctuary (a.k.a. Kota Kinabalu wetland center) is a naturally occurring mangrove forest that provides the best bird watching possibilities. The wetland is fed by both salt as well as fresh waters which allows a wide variety of species to coexist within its diverse boundaries. Often seen within the park are large egrets, kingfishers, and exotic purple herons, and during periods of low tide visitors can also frequently make out mud crabs and lobsters navigating their way amongst the twisted roots of the mangroves. Operating hours: Tuesday to Sunday (8.00am-6.00pm), Closed on Mondays, except when falls on a Public Holiday; Open on all Public Holidays

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The Atkinson Clock Tower is one of the most enduring landmarks in Kota Kinabalu (originally known as the Atkinson Memorial Clock Tower). 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 structure in Sabah that survived the destruction of Jesselton town during World War II. Till today, it still serves to keep the city's time.

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The KPJ SABAH SPECIALIST HOSPITAL formerly known as Sabah Medical Centre or SMC in short is a household name among local Malaysian Sabahans and regional patients seeking for quality and affordable private healthcare services and facilities. This purposed-built and designed one-stop medical centre, will enable the hospital to offer a wide range of comprehensive outpatient and inpatient specialist healthcare services, from prevention, diagnosis, intervention and treatment of wide range of diseases and medical conditions to anesthetic procedures, through state-of-the-art facilities.

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This still functioning central market shows a glimpse of daily life, offering fresh produce, fruits and seafoods. The adjacent Handicraft Market offers KK’s main location for souvenir, artifacts and trinkets shopping.

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Kota Kinabalu's one-stop dining and entertainment centre is found right here along the famous Waterfront. The Waterfront is a popular hangout for both locals and visitors alike. Plenty of food outlets to choose from, from Indian cuisine to fusion food. The Waterfront would come to life at night, a popular after-hours hangout and lots of great places to enjoy happy hours as you watch the sun set over the South China Sea.

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Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu, a newly-built hospital stands tall in the heart of Kota Kinabalu; the capital city of Sabah. The hospital offers diverse range of healthcare services and patient care with highly trained medical professionals. It is strategically located along the coastal highway of Kota Kinabalu, just 10 kilometres away from Kota Kinabalu International Airport. The hospital poised in-line with its neighbouring notable landmarks like the Sutera Harbour Golf & Country Club and also KK Times Square.

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Karamunsing Complex is a shopping centre located in the city of Kota Kinabalu. It has a long history in Sabah and is also one of the oldest shopping mall in the city, together with Centre Point and Wisma Merdeka. The complex is mainly known for selling IT products and services. One step into the mall will instantly make you feel very much localized. This is because the mall still preserves its localized culture of shopping although they had gone through various renovations. Operating Hours: Open daily from 10a.m. to 10p.m.

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Imago The Mall at KK Times Square is Kota Kinabalu's newest shopping centre. Imago Mall is a premium shopping destination for local residents and tourists alike.

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Tanjung Aru Railway Station is one of four main railway station on the Western Sabah Railway Line located in Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu. As part of the development of rail networks in North Borneo, the construction started since 1896 with the networks from Tanjung Aru passing through the major towns of Kinarut, Papar and Beaufort Full operation service of the North Borneo Railway was launched on 1st August 1914. In 2007, the station was closed for renovation which is originally built from wood are demolished and replaced with a new concrete building.

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Kota Kinabalu International Airport serves the city of Kota Kinabalu, the state capital of Sabah, Malaysia. It is located about 8 km southwest of the city centre. It is the second busiest airport in Malaysia. The airport is the main gateway into the state of Sabah and into Borneo island. The new terminal building (Terminal 1) opened in 2008 offers all the conveniences of a modern airport, including a variety of shopping and dining venues.

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As Malaysia’s foremost premier integrated property, Sutera Harbour Resort absolutely committed to providing customers with a memorable experience plus superb accommodations and customer service. Nestled between the shores of the South China Sea, fronting the tropical islands and the majestic Mount Kinabalu, is the grand expanse of Sutera Harbour Resort. The 384-acre resort provides a spectacular array of activities from its luxurious five-star hotels, championship golf course, marina and recreational facilities.

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Tunku Abdul
Rahman Marine Park

Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park is a cluster of islands; Gaya Island, Sapi Island, Manukan Island, Mamutik Island and Sulug Island. Gaya Island is the second largest of the islands whereas Sapi, Manukan and Mamutik Island host beach activities as well as snorkeling and diving. The water is calm and safe, making snorkeling and swimming the most popular pastimes for visitors. Island tours can be booked on the spot at the Jesselton Jetty except for diving which requires prior arrangements with a dive center. Island hopping is also an alternative.

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Gaya Island is the largest island in the Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park, closest to downtown Kota Kinabalu and is covered with dense virgin, tropical forest. The island is 3,700 acres in size and has an elevation of up to 300 meters. It is a beautiful and unspoiled Malaysian island. The highlight of Gaya Island is its legendary beach at the Police Bay. There are also plenty of coral reefs along the entire coast of Gaya Island which are still in good condition.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) is a government hospital in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. It is the main hospital for the city and the whole Sabah which named after the Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. The first hospital building was built in 1957, a second in 1981, this has since been demolished, in 2009, and replaced with a new one.

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One of KK’s oldest shopping centres, it offers a more traditional atmosphere with individual local shops, great shopping for unique local artifact and gifts. Operating Hours: 10 am to 8 pm.

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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.

Central and accessible.

Jesselton Quay is situated next to the upcoming Kota Kinabalu International Cruise Terminal and the Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal, providing direct ferries to nearby islands. It is easily accessible from the new Sabah International Convention Centre and Gaya Street, one of the most popular streets in Kota Kinabalu.

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A development built on progress. The first of its kind.

With its strategic location within the existing CBD, JQ Central will serve as the city’s latest development, offering fully-integrated live, work, play concept with its modern i-Hotel concept, CityPads, Gallery Shoppes, BeachClub.

JQ Central is expected to serve the new requirements of the CBD population as well as forward-looking corporations that value the nexus between commerce and entertainment.

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Kota Kinabalu’s emerging CBD, where heritage gives way to vision.

Jesselton Quay lies in the heart of KK’s original central business district (CBD). The old working harbour has been reimagined to be an international waterfront city district, where you can experience a unique urban lifestyle in a blend of culture, entertainment and luxury.