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Monsopiad Cultural Village

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Monsopiad Heritage Village is a traditional village with historical site in the heartland of the Kadazandusun people and it is the only cultural village in Sabah built to commemorates the life and time of the legendary Kadazan and head-hunter...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Jalan Putatan Ramayah | Kampung Kuai Kandazon, Penampang, Kota Kinabalu 89507, Malaysia
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+60 88-734 657
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

I didn't see one headhinter the whole time i was there, but there are lots of human skulls lurking about, and a few shrunken heads. If you go here follow a tour group so your sure to see the culture dance. It doesn't happen everyday.

1  Thank whitetiger2
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We were greeted on arrival and given a necklace each which made us feel very welcome. The cost was 45MR per person. We were met by our private tour guide, wee-wee and taken to a small enclosure with a stage. 4 people then showed us...More

Thank housty09
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

I gave it 3 stars because of the historical values it shares but tour wise, very disappointing. The tour guide can't speak english well nor chinese, i was with Singaporeans friends who couldn't speak malay so it was hard for me to enjoy the tour...More

1  Thank Henry K
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We had a fanstastic guide, were able to try some of the tools for living, and understood a lot more about the history of Kota Kinabalu and Borneo. A nice tour around the Village and the museum. Very interesting and everyone were helpful and nice.

Thank Ann-Kristin54
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We called here having a couple of hours to spare in the afternoon. Our guide was called Baby, and what a credit she was, her knowledge, sense of fun and obvious care for what she does shines through. It was a fun couple of hours...More

Thank Dorothy T
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Start of stay in KK so wanted introduction tour.Grab taxi was 16MR for four of us, entrance fee was 45 MR each. we were greeted by friendly reception with a gift of bead necklace each and our guide was dressed as a warrior. Went to...More

1  Thank scuabdiver
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

A friend and I visited Monsopiad cultural village at the end of the Chinese New Year bank holiday weekend. As a result we were the only tourists there, so had a private tour from a very nice guide with excellent English. The house of skulls...More

Thank Katie T
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Great for families or with a group of friends to join in the hands-on cultural activities - In addition to the gruesome Monsopiad skull collection, enjoy interactive things like using a blowpipe, making fire with a spindle and tinder, joining in a traditional Kadazan dance...More

Thank Anton A
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We went here in between two flights because it is near the airport only 15 minutes driving. It is run by young people who had just as much fun as we had. They were happy to show us around in the small amount of time....More

Thank Ariane V
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

My visit very wonderful and nice holiday,I hope I can come next time and bring all family.this place have a nice food and nice .The services very fantastic and the staff was very friendly.we hope next time can spent more time again.Thankfully for all staff...More

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anazurah
2 September 2018|
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Response from MHV2016 | Property representative |
Hi there, Greetings from Monsopiad Heritage Village.. Kindly whatsapp us your inquiries at 011-14196484/011-14196488 and i will reply asap.. Regards, Sasha
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chriscyldag
12 March 2017|
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Response from ezra_o85 | Property representative |
Kopivosian (Hello), Our entrance fee is RM35.00 for Malaysian and RM45.00 for International. These include Guided Tour & Activities! :)
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Bhupinder2010
8 May 2016|
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Response from Sasha S |
I would suggest Monsopiad Heritage Village since its been up for about 20 years now...the history on Monsopiad the Kadazan head hunter is very very interesting and you get to see the real skulls that Monsopiad beheaded 300... More
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