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Atkinson Clock Tower

Jalan Dewan, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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Only if you're close by

This small building has only value for its history and the fact that it shows where the coast line... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Bruno F
Oakland, California
Very near from Shangri-la hotel downtown

Visited the site by walk from Shangri-la, it was on the way to signal hill. Have a look at the old... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Morning s
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Jalan Dewan, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This small building has only value for its history and the fact that it shows where the coast line was before reclamation.

Thank Bruno F
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Visited the site by walk from Shangri-la, it was on the way to signal hill. Have a look at the old clock tower on your way to the signal hill. It is next to a parking area.

1  Thank Morning s
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

According to a local friend I met. This clock tower is the navigation landmark used by the ships as it could be seen from the sea. This is just a small but historical tower. It is the marker of the growth quaint former British Colony...More

Thank iamAldonLopez
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This clock tower is just a regular clock tower. It is behind Gaya street and on the way to observation deck.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We came to have a look at the clock tower as it was close to our hotel. There is a board which has a write-up of it's history. As a tourist, it did not hold any meaning for me. We spent about 10 minutes there....More

Thank Manickjg
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

There is really no interesting photo angle for it. The fact it appears in the Lonely Planet lists of sights to see shows how little KK centre has of cultural or historical interest. No wonder it didn't get bombed during the war, it's and out...More

Thank Adam-T-Travel
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Photograph it from a distance, up close, it's just an unsealed car park so nothing too amazing. See it after going to Signal Hill. There's nothing else around this clock tower so head back to Gaya Street for a snack.

Thank Goochmaster
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Really nothing much. It's just a clock tower. But it's a historical monument in KK as it is the only surviving structure during world war 2 around the area.

Thank Hakim428
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The hike to it is more interesting than the tower itself. We did see a cool lizard there. There isn't a view or anything from the tower, we couldn't go inside the gate.

Thank Rikki H
Reviewed 29 June 2017

There is really not much here to see. Some brief interesting history but other than that don't come here just for the clock tower. But if your passing by take a few minutes to have a look.

Thank Axell33
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