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Atkinson Clock Tower

Kota Kinabalu, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

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About Atkinson Clock Tower

The Atkinson Clock Tower is the oldest standing structure in Kota Kinabalu. The clock tower was built in the memory of Francis George Atkinson, Jesselton's first district officer who died of Malaria or ‘Borneo Fever’ at the age of 28 in December 1902.



Attractions near Atkinson Clock Tower

Satay Legend Lok Kawi 10.12km from Atkinson Clock Tower

The Gaya Street is a street Sunday market area in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. Considered as the Chinatown of Sabah due to many Chinese coffee shops and restaurants situated there.

Jesselton Point0.91km from Atkinson Clock Tower

Jesselton Point is the city's main ferry terminal, Situated north of downtown Kota Kinabalu. Formerly known as the Kota Kinabalu Ferry Terminal.

Kota Kinabalu Wetland Ramsar Site1.45km from Atkinson Clock Tower

The Centre is an important refuge and feeding ground for many species of resident birds, as well as several migratory bird species from Northern Asia. In addition, it is a breeding ground for marine life protected by the Fishery Department of Sabah.

Sabah State Museum2.48km from Atkinson Clock Tower

The Sabah Museum is the state museum of Sabah, Malaysia. The complex contains not only the museum proper, but also an ethnobotanic garden, a zoo and a heritage village.

Sabah State Mosque2.72km from Atkinson Clock Tower

Masjid Negeri Sabah is the state mosque of Sabah. The architectural design was by Arkitek Jurubina Bertiga, led by Dato Baharuddin Abu Kassim. The mosque was officially opened on 28 June 1977. The mosque can accommodate up to 5,000 worshippers at one time.

Double Six Memorial Park2.81km from Atkinson Clock Tower

The Double Six Monument is a memorial that marks the site of 6 June 1976 fatal plane crash known as the Double Six Tragedy bearing the first Chief Minister of Sabah, Tun Fuad Stephens, as well as six other State ministers.

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Sabah has abundant natural resources, and its economy is strongly export oriented. Its primary exports include oil, gas, timber and palm oil. Sabah shares maritime borders with Vietnam to the west and the Philippines to the north and east.