Monsopiad Cultural Village, Kota Kinabalu
(3.3/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web)
Step back to a time of headhunting and spirit worship at Monsopiad Cultural Village, dedicated to the legendary headhunter Monsopiad. Traditional materials were used to build the village, which features a suspension bridge and a structure housing 42 heads taken by Monsopiad. Engage in traditional cooking and music lessons, and watch traditional performances. Make Monsopiad Cultural Village a centerpiece of your Kota Kinabalu vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kota Kinabalu itinerary maker.
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  • 沙巴是多種族的一個州, 所以就充滿各族文化的色彩, 蒙索畢悅文化村是在蒙索比悅的故居古愛村, 故居內的四十二顆人頭有點嚇人. 
  • Pros. Is close enough from Kata. Good organization. Suitable for visiting with children. Cons. A lot of people: a group of rather large and occasionally intersect. It is a tourist destination, mainly for entertainment. The "village" consists of several wooden houses, belonging to various ethnic groups of Sabah and Sarawak. The houses are some utensils. Between exploring the houses offer tourists a taste of the local moonshine and bražku (casual). Next, according to the plan-"dance of the nationalities. And finally-lunch. Summary. Not boring, not prolonged, but somehow superficially (real fans of Ethnography of the Sabah Museum is worth a visit, especially the Park next to it).
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  • Great cultural experience. Main attraction there is the house of skulls. 42 real human skulls, lined up on the top of the room. Signifies a person's strength and power back in the days when the kadaza...  more »
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  • My kids enjoyed the place. They learnt something about Monsopiad, used a blow pipe and saw real life human skulls. Eye openers to them. The place is less than 1/2 hour from Kota Kinabalu so an easy drive for a few hours of educational activity especially for the kids.
  • Very nice little village where you can learn about the earlier live on the island. We had a fantastic tour guide and a lot of fun making fire, tasting risewine and eating instects.
  • This place allows you to understand the way of the native people of Borneo. The rice wine is a must try. Do wear long sleeve or get your mosquito repellent before visiting.
  • Nice place to visit and see the Kadazandusun culture
  • Historical place and you will be able to see a real skull!!!