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Signal Hill Observatory Platform

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Jalan Bukit Bendera, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday

I enjoyed the 10min walk up, however, you might consider driving if you have small children as there are lots of stairs. The view was nice as long as you don't have high expectations of seeing a sweeping view of the whole city and beach....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TheMelbourneCouple
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not very high but sufficient to get a clear glimpse of the city from the best viewpoint! You can see the whole city and the ocean from here. Nice to visit and have a drink to relax and savour the scenery!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JeffJenny88
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You will need to get a ride up here but you get a good view. It is not far from the city centre so is accessible.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 4chillis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took our kids for a walk up here. It was a nice forest walk up stairs to get to the top. Only took us 10 mins or so, not much to do at the top but some nice views, there's a cafe if you wanted...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank noushymoo
Reviewed November 25, 2018

The skyline is amazing from this viewpoint. You can clearly see the divide between Old City and New City. There's a place to buy snacks/ drinks, but mostly people really come here for the killer view. Best for people who appreciate these things, some peace...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anna May V
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful view from hill top. You can walk or drive up. There are private houses on the top. There is a shop / restaurant at the observation tower, but not always open.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Reka08
Reviewed November 5, 2018

We had a private tour operator who took us there. The place is ok, but not a must, mainly because KK is not a spectacular place to look over

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ScaniaSwede
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Nothing to see. Buildings close the all nice view. The stairs to down street was more beautiful than the top.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 283ozlemb
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Can go there either by car, but lack of parking space or walking up staircase from hall of KK. Beautiful scenery for KK city view and seaview. There I 1 small stall selling some tit bits.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank raylim888
Reviewed October 19, 2018

It was a short walk from our hotel to this observation platform. The stairs leading to it were steep and hot but really not too long of a climb. One disappointing thing about this place is that the view of the sea is obstructed by...More

Date of experience: June 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