Kota Kinabalu
in Sabah, Malaysia

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.975 and 116.072 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 58' 29" and E 116° 4' 20"
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: 04:33 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Kuching
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:05 am and 5:56 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-5.750 and -63.767 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Pilar
References
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Discover Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu in Sabah with it's 457,326 citizens is a city in Malaysia about 1,010 mi (or 1,625 km) east of Kuala Lumpur, the country's capital city.

Local time in Kota Kinabalu is now 04:33 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kuching with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 9 airports in the vicinity of Kota Kinabalu, 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. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Victoria, Bandar Seri Begawan, Bangar, Tutong and Kayan Hulu. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 70%
Air Pressure 1008 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 81% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Tuesday, 19th of November 2019

28°C (82 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 20th of November 2019

27°C (81 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Thursday, 21st of November 2019

27°C (81 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

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


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


Hyatt Regency Kinabalu

Address
0,7 mi
Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong
88991 KOTA KINABALU
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
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


Hilton Kota Kinabalu

Address
0,1 mi
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman
88000 Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia

Time Information

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


Hotel Capital

Address
0,8 mi
23 Jalan Haji Saman
88813 Sabah
Malaysia

Time Information

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


Borneo Vista Suites Hotel

Address
0,7 mi
K.K. Suites
88000 Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia

Time Information

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


Manja Hotel

Address
0,6 mi
25-26 Block E, KK Times Square
88100 Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia

Time Information

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


Oceania Hotel

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

Time Information

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


Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu

Address
0,5 mi
5, Jalan Padang
88000 Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia

Time Information

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


Videos from this area

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

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...


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.


Kota Kinabalu City

Published: May 11, 2008
Length: 11:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jay T.

Kota Kinabalu City on a Saturday afternoon. This is recorded near Wawasan Plaza, Promenade Hotel and Marina Court, near the waterfront overlooking Gaya Island and Sutera Harbour.


Beautiful beaches of Borneo Brendonvdh's photos around Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (borneo beaches)

Published: November 10, 2010
Length: 15:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Brendonvdh's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/brendonvdh/plan-b/1113629040/tpod.html This blog preview was made by TravelPod...


Kota Kinabalu Pdwhite's photos around Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (old picture of kota kinabalu)

Published: December 08, 2010
Length: 09:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Pdwhite's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/pdwhite/1/1268362666/tpod.html This blog preview was made by TravelPod using...


Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu (4 Star)

Published: August 10, 2010
Length: 42:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: visitkotakinabalu

This prominent tropical hotel, located in the Api-Api Center, is situated in central Kota Kinabalu. The hotel is blessed with breathtaking views of the South China Sea, and the verdant Tunku...


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...


Pulau Banggi, Kudat aka the tip of Borneo Botato11's photos around Kudat, Malaysia (slideshow)

Published: November 10, 2010
Length: 19:52 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Botato11's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/botato11/embo-007/1182078120/tpod.html This blog preview was made by TravelPod...


Imperial International Hotel Kota Kinabalu

Published: August 26, 2010
Length: 18:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: malaysiahotelrooms

You can book this hotel online at http://www.malaysiahotelrooms.com This centrally located design hotel, situated in the heart of Kota Kinabalu, is modern and boutique in nature. Guests...


Floating Mosque - Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Published: November 24, 2010
Length: 51:14 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa

http://tripwow.tripadvisor.com/tripwow/ta-00a0-7e74-bb11?ytv2=1 - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor™ company) Floating Mosque Kota Kinabalu Read more at: http://www.t...


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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 2 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 2 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

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 Science Secondary School

Sabah Science Secondary School also known as Sekolah Menengah Sains Sabah (SMESH) in Malay, is a prominent cluster boarding school in East Malaysia established since 1978 but fully operational on 1 January 1984. Previously known as Sekolah Berasrama Penuh Sabah (SBPS), it was the pioneer of boarding school project in Sabah and Sarawak and was built on 16-acre land near Kinabalu Golf and Country Club.

Located at 5.95833, 116.11 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Fully Residential School in Malaysia (SBP), Kota Kinabalu, Schools in Sabah, Boarding schools in Malaysia, Buildings and structures in Sabah

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 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kota Kinabalu, Monuments and memorials in Malaysia, Buildings and structures in Malaysia, Sabah, Borneo

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Jesselton, Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, کوتا کینابالو, BKI, コタキナバル, 코타키나바루, 코타키나발루, Кота-Кинабалу, 亞庇