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Reminiscing the old Gaya Street

by: Chai Moi Len Gaya Street, the oldest main street in Jesselton (Kota Kinabalu) was originally the Bond Street with buildings made of attap roofs and wooden structures. The fragile buildings were frequently razed to ground by fire, which most probably has given rise to the local name of Api Api to the town of Jesselton. Interestingly to note, even ...

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Tamu Sabah

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What is Tamu ? There are many fascinating cultural heritage aspects that attract visitors to a destination, from the way people build their houses to the way they dress or eat. As many distant parts of the world, the exotic island of Borneo and especially the Malaysian state of Sabah has its own distinct cultural traditions and customs, most of ...

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Sabah Fest 2016 features Medtemu Sumirid and Magarang dance

The most anticipated cultural extravaganza musical stage performance of Gulu Gulu – A Tribute to the Past musical performance will be held from April 29th to May 1st this year, at the Auditorium Complex, National Department For Culture And Arts, Sabah (JKKN Sabah) starting at 8:00pm on all three nights. In addition, this three-day event will also highlight the different ...

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Discover old Mansion and highest point of Signal Hill, Kota Kinabalu

How much do you know about Signal Hill? Do you know there are old building hidden at Signal Hill which used to be the residential building for the colonial officers? Together with Heritage Sabah, ( NGO about conservation of heritage sites in Sabah), we decide to find the forgotten trail of Signal Hill. We meet up at Atkinson Clock Tower ...

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Old Mosque at Sabah Tea Garden

If you been to Sabah Tea Garden, you would most likely hear about an old mosque in the middle of the jungle. The design is much different from what you found in Malaysia and some even say that it could be alien that make this mosque in the middle of nowhere! So what is the origin of this mosque and ...

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