Visit Ranau

Ranau the most popular town in Sabah, located 110km from Kota Kinabalu,Capital City of Sabah. Ranau was famous for Kinabalu National Park, Hot Spring and Kundasang Memorial Park. The citizen of Ranau comprise of Dusun, Chienese and Indian. Lodging is really easy to find from Kinabalu National Park to Telupid city. " Enjoy your stay at Ranau and please come again soon " Thanks: Admin

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Kundasang Memorial Park

Kundasang War Memorial Park

Kundasang Town is a town of Vegitable Market whereby this town is really busy from 6.ooam till 6.00pm. Kundasang is located about 96km from Kota Kinabalu City. Mode of transportation is by land and it really easy to get transportation from Ranau or from Kota Kinabalu. Kundasang Sabah is sourround by many Hotel and Backpaking such as Perkasa Hotel, Zen Garden and many more. The weather is good and you will find it whorty if you stay one night at Kundasang,Ranau Sabah. 

A must-visit in Kundasang is the Kundasang War Memorial. Established in 1962, this was one of the first memorials to commemorate the brave Australian and British Prisoners of War who died in Sandakan and during the infamous death marches to Ranau during World War II. The memorial also remembers the people of North Borneo who risked their lives to help the POWs.

The Memorial is made up of four beautiful gardens - the Australian Garden, the English Garden, the Borneo Garden and the Contemplation Garden and Pool - to represent the different nationalities. With its towering pine trees and blooming roses, a walk in the gardens is reminiscent to that of a stroll in a quaint English garden. The scent of roses lingers in the air and the serene atmosphere makes the Kundasang War Memorial an ideal place to contemplate and remember the heroes of the war. Visitors can also opt to view a brief video on the history of the Sandakan Death March.

Getting There
Kundasang is located 96km, about 2 hrs driving from Kota Kinabalu and only 10 minutes driving from Kinabalu Park. Take a bus from the Jalan Padang Bus Terminal to Kundasang or Ranau for approximately RM20.00 per person. A taxi from the Ranau Taxi Stand (located beside the Merdeka Field) or from your hotel should cost around RM160.00 to RM300.00 per taxi.

Opening hours
Open daily from 8:30am to 5:30pm

Maintenance fee
MyKad holders: RM2.00
Others:                  RM10.00

Contact Information: For arrangement for Transportation and Lodging

Mr Bop and Mr Harry George
H/p: 016-5858552 ( Mr Harry - SMS only )

Telephone - Fixed Line :+6088 714 177
FAX :+6088 729 477

Postal address
Block G, Lot-8-2, Donggongon New Township Penampang Sabah East Malaysia

E-mail us at: or

Story By: Star Stream Group
Other Sources: Sabah Tourism Board
Picture: Harry George


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