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Signal Hill Observatory Platform

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Jalan Bukit Bendera, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are great views of the city and islands from the top. The best part is walking down the stairway through a bit of rainforest but it's been neglected and is dangerous with quite a few missing steps. It's a shame.

Thank Helen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a great view of the city from here......there is a cafe next to it.....great sea view ......other than the view, there is nothing much to do....

Thank Chan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there once more than a decade ago when I was in Kota Kinabalu, and I went back there again last month. The view was absolutely stunning, especially during sunset. You will not be disappointed. It's also best to take the stairs right beside...More

Thank BernardK546
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a small observatory area. There are toilet and restaurant. One of the highlight is not the view, BUT THEIR GRILLED CHICKEN BURGER! :) For those who craves for grilled chicken burger and come over here. :)

Thank Hazim D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We joined the free walking tour offered by Sabah Tourism Board. The guide was informative and shared the history of KK town. We climbed the stairs up to the tower, and was rewarded with a beautiful view of KK town outlined with the South China...More

Thank makaan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free place to view Kota Kinabalu. Not much space for parking though. Within walking distance from the city centre. Some snacks available

Thank FL T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Signal Hill Observation Platform offers stunning views across Kota Kinabalu particularly at sunset. It is interesting to watch jets flying in over the coast and city to the airport.

Thank daf57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on my last day in kota You can do via car or walk up in thw stairs. It was nice exercise though. Nice to see the entire kk Would be nice to watch sunset also unfortunately no sunset that time as it just...More

Thank Ronna V
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We came here on a walking tour of KK. It is accessed by steps situated close to October cafe. A degree of fitness is required to climb to the viewpoint especially if attempted during the day when the heat/humidity is high. When we visited the...More

Thank Savanna454
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Set high on the hill behind KK this is a good sport for an overall view of KK and the islands of the TAR Marine Park. It is a climb to get there, but worth it. Look for the signs and steps behind he Hotel...More

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Ivy 김
9 October 2018|
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Response from FL T | Reviewed this property |
Hello. There is no fee to pay. You cannot see the sunrise as Signal Hill blocks the sunrise. You can see the sunset but there are better places besides the sea to view the sunset