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Average but not a main attraction

Quite a long hot walk to the platform area. Its kind of a canopy walkway, up lots of steps. The view was good but the cold drink was even better.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Quite a long hot walk to the platform area. Its kind of a canopy walkway, up lots of steps. The view was good but the cold drink was even better.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Its a bit of a hike up to the observatory platform if you are coming from town but you can also grab a taxi to get there. You get a very nice view of Kota Kinabalu from the platform and it is free.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place to look over the city of Kota Kinabalu and the sea. Able also to see some of the islands in the Park Nice to be in an area with trees around and refreshing to have what is more like forest/jungle though right around KK.

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not as I expected. The view of kk from the platform could have been better if not covered by the buildings. The monkeys walk and cross the street. Mind you belongings.

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A popular spot to watch sunsets among locals and tourists alike. However vehicle parking is very limited. Access to the spot is narrow and a busy road.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We've been there at night and get the nice night view of Kota Kinabalu. Windy and cool up there. But, one do not expect to get night view like those expensive city like Paris here, it's more of a decent city with decent amount of light (no buildings full of lights with wordings and deco). Just a overall night view... More 

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Thank KayneLee
Singapore
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

First time i stopped by here, i won't say this is a must-go attraction, but it is a place to have a good view of the city. There is a small local coffee shop there, no fancy drinks of food there. For me, i will come back again for the view and a cup of drink.

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Platform to view Kota Kinabalu City. Just 20 minute from jesselton jetty point by car. Great view on top the hill. i'm visited on the morning.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Just a platform at the side of a hill but with good views of the city centre. You can walk up here or take a taxi. Time spent here: 15 minutes to see the scenery, and if you are walking up, extra 5-7 mins. Next to Padang and near to Suria Sabah

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The outlook is ok but nothing special due to are the high buildings in the city. U can get there without a car.

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