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Address: Jalan Dewan, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia

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Do not go out of your way

Nothing special and not good if you have problems climbing stairs, I would not go out of my way to go there as it is just a clock on a timber tower with a couple of flags out the... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Dicko1947
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Geraldton, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing special and not good if you have problems climbing stairs, I would not go out of my way to go there as it is just a clock on a timber tower with a couple of flags out the front. If it has history for you then ok but otherwise keep going

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice piece of colonial building at a location with a view to the city center. Worth to cimb some steps for some nice photographs. But not much to do around the clock...- There is a parking lot.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK, the Atkinson Clock Tower survives the WWII bombings and it was built by the British....not sure why this is so famous....but it is....

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a small tower, now partially hidden, but offers a great view of .. the back of sky rise buildings !

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

we just went on a side trip on our own at this historical clock/tower.u need to climb up i think 50 steps/stairs to reached this but aside from that nothing else to see..

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Located next to a busy road .. on a small hill .. you can't get close .. take a quick photo and keep driving a non event !

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Little of Kota Kinablau (formerly Jesselton) remained after WW 2 and the Clock Tower is one such example. Set in the middle of Kota Kinabalu, the Tower was built in 1905 and stands as a solitary reminder of those colonial days. It is a memorial to the District's first district officer, Francis George Atkinson and is of significant historical importance.... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We went out of our way to look for this clock. Yes, it was good to see, but not amazing. You can also see it from the Observatory Platform.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

On our visit to KK we always reinstate ourselves with walking the area. We came across tower on hill overlooking town. Nice piece of local history as most of of town was bombed during WWII.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

We randomly ran into this attraction as we walked from our hotel. It does give some interesting historical context, but is otherwise not very impressive. Stop by quickly should you see it, but don't miss out on the other attractions.

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