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Here are more facts about Kota Kinabalu (source: wikipedia.org)
There so many things to do in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, East Malaysia:
1. You can climb Mt. Kinabalu
2. Visit Manukan Island
3. Visit Sutera Harbour Resort
4. Visit Tanjung Aru Beach
5. Go to Gaya Island Filipino Village
6. Do shopping at a Filipino Market
7. Do Borneo Trails Trekking
And a lot lot more.