Embark on the journey to learn & explore the 3 historical mosques located within Kota Kinabalu City. If you love learning about history, culture & food then this journey is perfect for you!
Masjid Usia City Kota Kinabalu
Located at the old part of town in Kota Kinabalu (Bandaran), the mosque was originally a church building but was converted to a mosque after World War II ended. One of the oldest building to have survived the war, the mosque still retains its architectural foundation and design of the original building.
Sabah Islamic Civilization Museum
Established on April, 2020. The museum showcases the history of the spread of the Islamic religion and culture throughout Southeast Asia. There’s also an Islamic World gallery located at the first floor, which displays ancient Islamic handicraft from Middle Eastern countries such as Turkey, Egypt, Iran, Moroco & India. The Borneo Islamic Gallery is also located at the same floor which showcases a number of Islamic antique collection from Sabah and its neighbour Sarawak and Brunei.
Kota Kinabalu State Mosque
The Kota Kinabalu State Mosque has been operational since 1977. Its embodies the traditional & modern Islamic architectural design. What’s unique about it is its dome which is inlaid with gold and dove grey honeycomb pattern. It is also surrounded by 16 giant pillars with small golden domes.
Likas City Mosque-Floating Mosque
Situated near the sea, this majestic white mosque boasts similar features to the Nabawi Mosque in Medina. This floating mosque has a prayer hall which houses three madrasahs and accommodates from 9,000 to 12,000 people at a time. By far the largest mosque in Kota Kinabalu, the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque is even possibly the most beautiful one in Malaysia – the man-made lagoon which surrounds it gives a serenely gorgeous and dramatic look to the mosque on a full moon night.
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10:30am – Hotel Pickup
10:45am – Visit Masjid Usia at Bandaran, Kota Kinabalu
11:15am – Visit Atkinson Clock Tower & Signal Hill Observation Tower
12:00pm – Visit Kota Kinabalu State Mosque
1:30pm – Lunch
1:50pm – Visit Sabah Islamic Civilization Museum
3:15pm – Visit Floating Mosque at Likas bay
4:00pm – Depart to Salut Food Stall having coconut pudding and BBQ Calm
5:00pm – Arrive at Kokol hill enjoying sunset view
6:30pm – Return to hotel
7:30pm – Estimate to hotel
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RM300 additional charge will be imposed on the guest who wishes to have a Chinese or Japanese speaking guide.
One way transfer surcharge for Tuaran district: RM15/pax (1-3 pax) ; RM10/pax (4 pax & above)
One way transfer surcharge for Kinarut district: RM30/pax
Minimum booking: 2Pax & based on SIC
If the number of guest travelling for the trip is 2-4 pax, 1TOUR will only provide driver cum tour guide. If the number of guest traveling is 5 pax and more, 1TOUR will provide 1 driver & 1 tour guide.
Non-Muslim believe are allowed to participate in this tour if they are interested. During the time of worship, the guest is required to wait outside of the mosque and wait for other Muslim guests to finish their prayer time before carrying out the next activities together.
Guests are reminded to dress appropriately. Whether you are visiting outside or entering the mosque, all visitors are required to cover up and dress modestly.
All guests are required to show respect to the place and act politely.
All guests must abide by the rules set by the mosque including observing the off-limit area.
No food and drinks allowed in the mosque area.
When taking photos or videos, all visitors must mindful and not pose or act in an inappropriate manner.
Departure time during Lunar New Year or peak season may be slightly earlier to avoid traffic & high volume of guests. The actual revised time will be provided upon booking by 1TOUR customer service representative.
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