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Signal Hill Observatory Platform

Jalan Bukit Bendera, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Jalan Bukit Bendera, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

We walked up to the Signal Hill area, hot and sticky but we did see a monkey along the way, the view is good of Kota and this walk is also connected to the Heritage walk around the city, which is free.

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Reviewed November 7, 2017

If you want to see the city center at a glance including the nearby islands, this is the place to go. Get a map of the city and find your bearings at this point.

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Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

If you want to have a beautiful view of Kota Kinabalu City, this is the place to go. We not only can see the whole city we can also see the beautiful surrounding islands. We can visit Signal Hill Observatory during the day as well...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Here you can have a stop for a good view on the city and see the 4 buildings that survived world war 2.

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Reviewed October 21, 2017

This was very near to hotel Shangri-la where I was staying, so I ended up going there on my own on uber. You could also walk upto it from hotel its around 1km notexactly sure. But since i decided to go there around and did...More

1  Thank Morning s
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

Would recommend walking up to Signal Hill instead of driving. There's a great track on the side of the hill that takes you up to the Observatory platform. Easy walk with stairs but gives you a sense of being out in the bush instead of...More

1  Thank Jacquie R
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

Take the staircase near from Japan Dewan up to the road which winds up to the Observatory platform if you have the energy. Make it early in the day before the afternoon storms. Get view of KK for this who like to walk. or this...More

Thank Bruce C
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Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

If you really don’t have what to do - go there. It’s better than to sit in hotel. Taxi can drive up to the platform. We were with infant and a stroller - there is no way to get back just stairs. 100m of stairs...More

Thank 1985lt
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Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

If you’re looking to kill a bit of time or get a bird’s eye view of the city, this is a nice option. We took the steps (reasonably steep but there aren’t many of them) but on the map it looks like you could instead...More

Thank BritFoodie
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

Walked up the Signal Hill trail to the lookout in the rain...only a short walk but be careful of the wooden steps, very slippery in the wet and quite a number requiring repair. There's a small cafe at the top next to the observation deck,...More

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