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    The capital of the Malaysian state of Sabah, Kota Kinabalu is a place of tropical luxury, heavenly beaches and exotic local cultures.

    Close to Kota Kinabalu there are plenty of attention-grabbing day trips including nearby beaches and the rainforest which is home to orang-utans. A challenging hike takes you to the peak of impressive Mount Kinabalu (4103 meters), where you can gaze down at the impressive tropical views from the peak and plan your escape to the villages.

    Off shore there are a number of islands, a floating village and plenty of clear, swimmable water to enjoy. In the city itself, the sights include an old-style Malaysian cultural village (including the truly haunting Hall of Skulls), and an attractive assortment of towering mosques, each piercing the skyline with a delicate minaret.
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      • The Green Connection
        1.64 Km from Kota Kinabalu
        The green connection in India dealing with organic agricultural products. 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.
      • Sacred Heart Cathedral, Kota Kinabalu
        1.72 Km from Kota Kinabalu
        Sacred Heart Cathedral is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Archdiocese of Kota Kinabalu, which is Archbishop John Wong Soo Kau. It is located at the city of Kota Kinabalu in Sabah.
      • Sabah Museum
        2.22 Km from Kota Kinabalu
        The Sabah Museum (Malay: Muzium Sabah) 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 civilisation, archaeology and history, natural History, and ceramics and Brassware. The mission of the museum is to collect, preserve, cons...
      • Likas Stadium
        2.46 Km from Kota Kinabalu

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      Graphic showing average weather in Kota Kinabalu in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

      Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
      Jan 16.1 158.4 61 62.4
      Feb 16.3 100.4 61.3 39.5
      Mar 16.9 136.8 62.4 53.9
      Apr 17.6 191.7 63.7 75.5
      May 17.8 240.3 64 94.6
      Jun 17.7 247.6 63.9 97.5
      Jul 17.1 201.9 62.8 79.5
      Aug 17.3 196.8 63.1 77.5
      Sep 17.1 247 62.8 97.2
      Oct 17 277.2 62.6 109.1
      Nov 16.8 250.1 62.2 98.5
      Dec 16.6 226.7 61.9 89.3

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