Istana
in Sabah, Malaysia

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.976 and 116.076 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 58' 35" and E 116° 4' 35"
Currency and Currency Code:
Ringgit - MYR
Spoken languages:
Malay, English, Chinese, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Panjabi, Thai
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:57 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Kuching
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:01 am and 5:57 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-5.750 and -63.767 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Pilar
References
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Malaysia in South-Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 3,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Malaysia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Malaysia. Last Update: 2020-10-25 08:28:42

Explore Istana

Istana in Sabah is a city in Malaysia about 1,010 mi (or 1,626 km) east of Kuala Lumpur, the country's capital.

Local time in Istana is now 12:57 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kuching with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 9 airports in the vicinity of Istana, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Malaysia is Kota Kinabalu International Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Kinabalu Park in a distance of 35 mi (or 56 km), North-East. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kota Kinabalu, Victoria, Bandar Seri Begawan, Bangar and Tutong. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 84 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 67%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 26th of October 2020

26°C (78 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 27th of October 2020

29°C (84 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 28th of October 2020

30°C (85 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu

Address
0,4 mi
JALAN TUN FUAD STEPHENS SINSURAN
88000 Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hilton Kota Kinabalu

Address
0,2 mi
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman
88000 Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu

Address
0,3 mi
No. 1 Jalan Tangki
88100 Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hyatt Regency Kinabalu

Address
0,6 mi
Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong
88991 KOTA KINABALU
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre

Address
0,4 mi
No 41, Jalan Gaya Kota Kinabalu
88000 Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Gaya Centre Hotel

Address
0,7 mi
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens
88843 Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Oceania Hotel

Address
0,7 mi
Lot 60-64, Lorong Ikan Juara 5
88000 Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Capital

Address
0,6 mi
23 Jalan Haji Saman
88813 Sabah
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Sixty3

Address
0,6 mi
63 Jalan Gaya
88000 Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Jesselton Hotel

Address
0,6 mi
69 Jalan Gaya
88000 Sabah
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Walking in Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia)

Published: March 08, 2015
Length: 59:06 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: kees Colijn

Kota Kinabalu, formerly known as Jesselton,is the capital of the state of Sabah, located in East Malaysia. It is also the capital of the West Coast Division of Sabah. The city is located...


View From 6th Floor Carpark, Centre Point, Kota Kinabalu

Published: June 14, 2009
Length: 13:22 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Jay T.

This is the view from the 6th floor carpark at Centre Point Shopping Center in Kota Kinabalu. Traffic was busy but still moving though. To make matters worse there was a white Toyota Land Cruiser...


USS Bonhomme Richard Arrives in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (HD)

Published: March 23, 2015
Length: 54:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: okrajoe

USS Bonhomme Richard Arrives in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. HD Video by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Dickinson | USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) | Date: 02.23.2015. The forward-deployed ...


Kota Kinabalu: JC Premiere Travel Incentive 2015

Published: February 12, 2015
Length: 15:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Stephannie Emuslan

For the first stop of JC Premiere's Travel Incentive 2015, we will be exploring Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia! Enjoyed watching? QUALIFY NOW! #jcpremiereKotaKinabalu #travelincentive #power.


Kota Kinabalu City Center

Published: January 03, 2008
Length: 19:39 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: edwardggs

Brief View of Kota Kinabalu City Center, Borneo, The Land Below The Winds.


Winner Hotel in Kota Kinabalu

Published: August 25, 2010
Length: 22:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: malaysiahotelrooms

You can book this hotel online at http://www.malaysiahotelrooms.com Located in the prime area of Kota Kinabalu, this three star property is just a stroll away from major tourist attractions...


FullHD Sedco Complex Kota Kinabalu 2011 コタキナバル セドコスクエア

Published: March 23, 2011
Length: 43:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: your2loft2

Many seafood restaurants are available for selection from the evening food stalls in Sedoco Complex (Sedco Square). Enjoy dinner in KotaKinabalu. Seafood is gooood!! 美味!海鮮フードコ...


Sabah vacation

Published: September 14, 2014
Length: 21:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ananda Padmanabhan M


Our Sabah holiday - 2013

Published: April 12, 2015
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Bruce Williams

2 years in the making :) but finally edited the footage from our holiday in 2013!


Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu Hotel (Part 1)

Published: August 10, 2010
Length: 16:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: visitkotakinabalu

Conveniently located in the city centre of Kota Kinabalu, the hotel features a great location that offers easy access to many popular attractions. An ideal hotel for both business and leisure...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Likas Stadium

Likas Stadium is located in the area of Likas in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. It is mainly used for association football and athletics and it is located within Likas Sports Complex. Likas Stadium has a capacity of 35,000, making it the 8th largest football stadium in Malaysia in terms of seating capacity. This stadium was originally an all-standing venue with a small grandstand that seats 200 person. Major renovation of the stadium were finished in 2001 for the hosting of Sukma Games in 2002.

Located at 5.98336, 116.096 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Sabah FA, Football venues in Malaysia, Rugby union stadiums in Malaysia, Buildings and structures in Sabah, Sabah

Sabah Tshung Tsin Secondary School

Sabah Tshung Tsin Secondary School (Sekolah Menengah Tshung Tsin Sabah in Malay, 沙巴崇正中学 in Chinese) is a Chinese independent high school located in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. The principal is Hiew Hoh Shin. The school has two semesters each year. An academic year begins in January, with an approximately two weeks holiday in June, and ends in the beginning of November. The school is one of sixty Chinese Independent High Schools in Malaysia.

Located at 5.97291, 116.095 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Kota Kinabalu, Educational institutions established in 1965, Secondary schools in Malaysia, Education in Sabah, Schools in Sabah, Sabah Tshung Tsin Secondary School, Buildings and structures in Sabah

Kota Kinabalu City Mosque

The Kota Kinabalu City Mosque is the second main mosque in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia after State Mosque. It was officially opened on 2 February 2000 following a proclamation of Kota Kinabalu as city status.

Located at 5.99586, 116.108 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kota Kinabalu, Mosques in Sabah, Buildings and structures in Sabah

Double Six Monument

The Double Six Monument is a memorial located at Sembulan area in Grace Garden housing complex in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia which marks the site of the June 6, 1976 fatal plane crash known as the Double Six Tragedy bearing the first Chief Minister of Sabah, Tun Fuad Stephens, as well as six other State ministers.

Located at 5.96222, 116.062 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kota Kinabalu, Monuments and memorials in Malaysia

Sabah Museum

The Sabah Museum is the state Museum of Sabah, Malaysia. It is sited on 17 ha of land at Bukit Istana Lama in Kota Kinabalu, the state capital. The complex contains not only the museum proper, but also an ethnobotanic garden, a zoo and a heritage village. The main building also houses the Sabah Art Gallery. Other galleries cover Islamic Civilization, Archaeology and History, Natural History, and Ceramics and Brassware.

Located at 5.96056, 116.072 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Sabah, Visitor attractions in Malaysia, Museums established in 1965, Museums in Malaysia

The Green Connection

The Green Connection is an aquarium and science discovery centre in Kota Kinabalu in the Malaysian state of Sabah. The Green Connection opened in May 2010 and is located just outside down-town Kota Kinabalu in the North west corner of the island of Borneo.

Located at 5.97769, 116.088 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aquaria in Malaysia

Greater Kota Kinabalu

Greater Kota Kinabalu refers to the urbanised areas surrounding the city of Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia. Kota Kinabalu is the capital of the state of Sabah and is the largest city in the state. The contiguous built-up urban agglomeration around Kota Kinabalu goes beyond the city boundary on the south side and into the districts of Penampang and Putatan. and to a lesser but growing extent into the districts of Papar (south) and Tuaran (north).

Located at 5.97668, 116.092 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kota Kinabalu, Metropolitan areas of Malaysia

Atkinson Clock Tower

The Atkinson Clock Tower is the oldest standing structure in Kota Kinabalu. It was originally known as the Atkinson Memorial Clock Tower and sits in solitary on the bluff along Signal Hill Road overlooking this seaside city and capital of Sabah, Malaysian Borneo.

Located at 5.98219, 116.077 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kota Kinabalu, Monuments and memorials in Malaysia, Buildings and structures in Malaysia, Sabah, Borneo


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Istana